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Alexander McQueen: Deliverance

Robert Fairer— The Spring/Summer 2004 Deliverance show was, for me and for many others, a uniquely memorable Alexander McQueen accomplishment.  It expressed breathtaking contradictions: a combination of the classic and the modern; a coexistence of Lee’s singular, visionary genius with the organizing structure of a well-known Hollywood movie.  It was dazzling; it invented a

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“Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” Exhibition Closes This Sunday at The Met

One of the hottest shows of summer is coming to a close this Sunday at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. When we first announced the publication of the catalog for “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty”, there was nothing to see; and now, the exhibition has even picked up an extra week

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The Making of the Catalogue for Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Like the exhibition it accompanies, the book is a gorgeous production, celebrating the singular artistry of the great British fashion designer and presenting his work in a captivating format. Catch a behind-the-scenes look at the Museum’s design and production of this exquisite book.

More from Curator Andrew Bolton on Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Accompanying last week’s opening of “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has already seen reviews in outlets like the New York Times, the Washington Post, and “Unbeige“, we neglected to mention this video interview with curator and catalog author, Andrew Bolton, taped for “Morning T” 

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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Now Open at The Met; Interview with curator Andrew Bolton

We’ve teased for months, but the wait is finally over: today, the exhibition “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” opens at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Organized by Costume Institute curator, Andrew Bolton, author of YUP’s accompanying catalog, the show features approximately one hundred examples will be on view, including signature designs

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Kate Middleton is WEARING that McQueen Dress

So unless you live under a rock, buried at the bottom of the ocean, covered in deep sea moss, you might have heard something about a wedding today. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge married his longtime girlfriend, Catherine Middleton in a ceremony this morning at London’s Westminster Abbey. William has

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To London, with Love: Royal Mania!

Ivan Lett Only one month away from the Royal wedding, and the anticipation will only go up from here. Earlier this month, Prince William and Kate Middleton made the cover of Entertainment Weekly titled, “You are invited to a MEDIA FRENZY!”, photo slideshows on websites, and this doesn’t even count

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To London, with Love: Black Alexander McQueen

Ivan Lett Fashion has been one of the most notoriously difficult industries for blacks to penetrate. In March 1966, Donyale Luna was the first black model to appear on the cover of Vogue—the British edition. It would be almost a decade later before Beverly Johnson appeared as the first black

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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Jacket Revealed

Just to tease everyone a bit more, here is a preview of the lenticular jacket image for our forthcoming book Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, by Andrew Bolton and Harold Koda, published in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art to accompany an exhibition on view at The Met from May

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Tuesday Studio: Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

A special “Tuesday Studio” announcement: we have just added a new forthcoming title to our Spring 2011 list, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, published in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art and edited by The Met’s Costume Institute curators, Andrew Bolton and Harold Koda. The tragedy of McQueen’s suicide in

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