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Walter Van Beirendonck: Dream the World Awake

Walter Van Beirendonck: Dream the World Awake (Hardback)

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Walter van Beirendonck has been at the forefront of fashion for more than thirty years. One of the 'Antwerp Six' and the director of fashion at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, he is known for the uninhibited nature of his work and the wonderful daring that he shows as a designer. This lavishly illustrated volume, which features three interchangeable covers, accompanies an exhibition of the same name at Antwerp's Fashion Museum. With beautiful photography by Anton Corbijn, Nick Knight, Jurgen Teller and David Bailey, the volume showcases the full range of Van Beirendonck's oeuvre, from his Sado collection in 1982 and the outfits he designed for U2's Popmart tour in 1997, to his Hand on Heart collection of Autumn 2011. The book gives exciting and captivating form to the complexity and multilayered quality of Van Beirendonck's work, and reveals his wide range of inspirations, which include technology, art, pop culture and ethnography. With texts by famous authors from the fashion scene, such as Tim Blanks, Hettie Judah, Cornelia Lauf, Robyn Healy, Valerie Steele and Kaat Debo, and a foreword by Christian Lacroix.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryFashion & textiles: designArt, Fashion & PhotographyFashion Publisher: Editions Lannoo sa Publication Date: 25/01/2012 ISBN-13: 9789020961126  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Walter Van Beirendonck studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. He broke through at the British Designer Show in London in 1987, together with 'The Antwerp Six'. He has made collections under the label Walter Van Beirendonck since 1983. He has numerous expositions and collections to his name and cooperated on several books such as 'Walter Van Beirendonck' and 'Zulu-stories no. 1'.

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