Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Preview

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
4 May-31 July 2011




autumn/winter 2006–7
Dress of McQueen wool tartan; top of nude silk net appliquéd with black lace; underskirt of cream silk tulle
Courtesy of Alexander McQueen
Photography by Sølve Sundsbø





autumn/winter 2006–7
Cream silk tulle and lace with resin antlers
Courtesy of Alexander McQueen
Photography by Sølve Sundsbø





spring/summer 1999
Corset of brown leather; skirt of cream silk lace; prosthetic legs of carved elm wood
Courtesy of Alexander McQueen
Photography by Sølve Sundsbø





House of Givenchy Haute Couture
Ensemble
Eclect Dissect, autumn/winter 1997–98
Dress of black leather; collar of red pheasant feathers and resin vulture skulls; gloves of black leather
Courtesy of Givenchy Haute Couture
Photography by Sølve Sundsbø




spring/summer 2001
Razor-clam shells stripped and varnished
Courtesy of Alexander McQueen
Photography by Sølve Sundsbø


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