Above featured image credits: Left: Iris van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Ensemble, spring/summer 2010 haute couture. 3D-printed (SLS) white polyamide, machine-sewn white goat leather, and hand-cut acrylic fringe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2015 (2016.16a, b). Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.
We’re co-posting today with The Metropolitan Museum of Art; editorial assistant Rachel High has interviewed award-winning photographer Platon, whose images grace the pages of the gorgeous new book China: Through the Looking Glass by Andrew Bolton (published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and distributed by Yale University Press). Rachel High–
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