Watch: Charlotte Gainsbourg Gets Engaged to Dev Hynes in “Deadly Valentine”
Fri, 22/09/17 – 17:54 | No Comment

Charlotte Gainsbourg releases new single Deadly Valentine, taken from her forthcoming album Rest, out November 17. The video, featuring Dev Hynes, is part of a series of videos Gainsbourg directed in connection with the album. “Each video came from personal, resonating ideas,” she explains. “This song mixes wedding vows with an offbeat tone. I wanted to […]

Read the full story »
ralph lauren pas cher ralph lauren uk sale louis vuitton handbags ralph lauren pas cher Christian Louboutin shoes Christian Louboutin shoes
ARTISTS

FEATURES

MUSIC

MX QWERRRK

WOT’S UP!

Home » ARTISTS

“Rei Kawakubo/COMME des GARÇONS: Art of the In-Between” Exhibition

Submitted by on Thursday, 23 April 2009No Comment

The Costume Institute’s spring 2017 exhibition examines the work of Japanese fashion designer Rei Kawakubo, known for her avant-garde designs and ability to challenge conventional notions of beauty, good taste, and fashionability. The thematic show features approximately 140 examples of Kawakubo’s womenswear for Comme des Garçons dating from the early 1980s to her most recent collection.

The galleries illustrate the designer’s revolutionary experiments in “in-betweenness”—the space between boundaries. Objects are organized into nine aesthetic expressions of interstitiality in Kawakubo’s work: Absence/Presence, Design/Not Design, Fashion/Anti-Fashion, Model/Multiple, Then/Now, High/Low, Self/Other, Object/Subject, and Clothes/Not Clothes. Kawakubo breaks down the imaginary walls between these dualisms, exposing their artificiality and arbitrariness.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave at 82nd St, NYC, 212-533-7710, May 4th-September 4th 2017

 

Leave a comment!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.