Art/Fashion in the 21st Century

Art/Fashion in the 21st Century

  1. Mitchell Oakley Smith
  2. Alison Kubler
  • ISBN 9780500239094
  • 28.00 x 21.50 cm
  • PLC (no jacket)
  • 320pp
  • 238 Illustrations, 238 in colour
  • First published 2013
‘… a fascinating look at the relationship between interlocking worlds’ – Harper’s Bazaar
‘Handsomely illustrated … with provocative, beautiful and occasionally preposterous images by the likes of Cindy Sherman and Juergen Teller’ – The Daily Telegraph
‘Stuffed with photography showcasing the most impressive art and fashion collaborations from the last decade’ – Vanity Fair

An international survey looking at the recent brilliantly creative collisions between the worlds of fashion and art – inspirational reading for everyone interested in the very cutting edge of art and fashion

With a foreword by 
Daphne Guinness

Art/Fashion in the 21st Century
Art/Fashion in the 21st Century

The encounter between art and fashion has been a rapidly growing phenomenon over the last decade, with major international artists working with top fashion houses to produce contemporary masterpieces that challenge the traditional boundary between these two dynamic cultures.

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Art/Fashion in the 21st Century features concise essays with profiles of the key designers, break-out stories about the most avant-garde projects and interviews with the leading lights of the art-fashion crossover phenomenon.

Around 250 colour illustrations reveal the fruits of collaborative efforts by, among others:
    Alexander McQueen
    Azzedine Alaïa
    Walter Van Beirendonck
    Hussein Chalayan
    Chanel / Cindy Sherman
    Christian Dior / Anselm Reyle
    Longchamp / Tracey Emin
    Jean Paul Gaultier
    Zaha Hadid,
    Hermès / Erwin Wurm
    Marc Jacobs / Juergen Teller
    Calvin Klein
    Jeff Koons
    Maison Martin Margiela
    Stella McCartney / Jeff Koons
    Issey Miyake
    Prada / James Jean
    Versace / Tim Roeloffs
    Henrik Vibskov
    Viktor & Rolf
    Louis Vuitton / Takashi Murakami
    Walter Van Beirendonck

Mitchell Oakley Smith is editor and publisher of the menswear journal Manuscript and author of FASHION: Australian & New Zealand Designers and INTERIORS: Australian & New Zealand Design, both published by Thames & Hudson.
Alison Kubler is Associate Curator at the University of Queensland Art Museum, Australia, and co-director of mc/k art consulting.