Skin + Bones: Parallel Practices in Fashion and Architecture
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Skin + Bones What an incredible catalogue of highly inventive, genius artists' work! A must-have for anyone interested in truly avant garde design- especially clothing. I even was turned on to a designer I wasn't familiar with and now we're corresponding. Just a beautiful, highest quality publication- a real collector's item. I promise, whether or not you were lucky enough to see the London exhibit, you'll be thrilled and inspired by the catalogue.. It's a very nice book. It has a very good collection of work and artists. Since it's out of print, it is a bit pricy, but definitely worth to have one.
. Brooke Hodge is Curator of Architecture & Design at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. There are also texts by Patricia Mears and Mark Wigley
The first comprehensive examination of the many overlaps and visual and intellectual principles that unite fashion and architecture.In recent years, the boundaries between architecture and fashion have become increasingly blurred, and this beautifully illustrated new book explores the intersections and concepts that underlie the two disciplines. The architects include Herzog & de Meuron, Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, and Eisenman Architects. Both architecture and fashion are based on the human body and on ideas of space, volume, and movement. The featured designers include Issey Miyake, Junya Watanabe, Alexander McQueen, Hussein Chalayan, and Vivienne Westwood, among others. 530 illustrations, 500 in color.. Today, many architects are looking to fashion and techniques of tailoring as they attempt to achieve more and more complex forms using hard materials.The book focuses on the period 1980 to the present and includes forty-six architects and fashion designers from the United States, Europe, and Japan. Each f
There are also texts by Patricia Mears and Mark Wigley. About the AuthorBrooke Hodge is Curator of Architecture & Design at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.