British designer Lee Alexander McQueen was both a conceptual and a technical virtuoso. Taking a reflective look at McQueen’s artful design process, this book documents the designer’s diverse sources of inspiration by displaying McQueen’s imaginative fashions alongside related artworks from the permanent collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Spanning art from a multitude of mediums, eras and cultures, this publication provides a new and innovative assessment of McQueen’s work.
- 31 x 22 cm
- 176 pages
- full-colour illustrations
Meet Alexander McQueen Lee Alexander McQueen (1969–2010) was one of the most important fashion designers at the turn of the 21st century. His theatrical approach to fashion earned him four British Designer of the Year Awards and an International Designer of the Year award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). In 2011, following his death, the Costume Institute in New York organised an enormously successful retrospective of his work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.