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    Latest Fashion News: Alexander McQueen – Savage Beauty Exhibition 2011 at the MET

    Who didn’t know Lee Alexander McQueen, a British Fashion Designer known for his unusual, dramatic and unconventional designs with shock tactics. The emotional power and raw energy of his provocative fashion shows wrote history until he committed suicide in February 2010. And even now a year after his death McQueen still is one of the important fashion figure of this world.

    Photo: 34th Street Magazine

    The genius of the late grate Alexander McQueen was honored and celebrated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York on May 2nd, 2011. Savage Beauty, the title of McQueens exhibit at the MET started yesterday May 4th and will run through July 31st, 2011.

    “Alexander McQueen’s iconic designs constitute the work of an artist whose medium of expression was fashion,” Thomas P. Campbell, Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, said in a statement. “This landmark exhibition continues the Museum’s tradition of celebrating designers who changed the course of history and culture by creating new possibilities.”

    The dark and romantic qualities of McQueen’s work is the focus of the exhibit which features around 100 pieces from all of McQueen’s collections, from 1994 to 2010 and will be showcased in 5 different sections named “The Savage Mind,” “Romantic Gothic,” “Romantic Nationalism,” “Romantic Exoticism” and “Romantic Primitivism.” For more details about the different areas please click here.

    Watch the video above to see more of the McQueen’s astonishing, creative and conceptual designs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET).

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    3 Kommentare zu “Latest Fashion News: Alexander McQueen – Savage Beauty Exhibition 2011 at the MET”

    1. Doran L. sagt:

      I saw this really great post today and I’m going to see the exhibition on Friday. Thank you for sharing!

    2. Stacy E. sagt:

      Great post and great content as always, thanks for sharing. I’m going to see his exhibit. I’m a fan of his. McQueen is great!!!

    3. karen millen sagt:

      It’s just sad he committed suicide! McQueen is one of my favorites.