Skin Tight: The Sensibility of the Flesh
Robert FitzpatrickISBN: 0933856814;
Book DescriptionFashion design, and what derives from fashion, has constantly stimulated our aesthetic sensibility and intellectual curiosity, redefining the ways we think about clothes, beauty, and gender. Skin Tight: The Sensibility of the Flesh will explore the radical innovations of designers who use clothing garments to probe the cultural construction of embodied identity, often used as a site of contention, and to challenge the perception and presentation of the self. Skin Tight will include garments, photographs, ephemera, video, and installations created by a group of international designers including Boudicca, Hussein Chalayan, Martin Margiela, Marjan Djodjov Pejoski, Walter van Beirendonck, A. F. Vandervorst, Victor & Rolf, and Bernard Willhelm. This well-illustrated publication includes essays by Li Edelkoort and exhibition curator Sylvia Chivaratanond, along with contributions from each included designer in the form of visual essays. Essays by Sylvia...
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