Superheroes - Fashion and Fantasy

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9780300136708: Superheroes - Fashion and Fantasy

Fine copy in the original embossed colour silver boards. Particularly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong. Literally as new and still in the publisher's protective wrapping.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; Physical description. : 160 p. : ill. (chiefly col. ) ; 26 cm. Subject: Fashion design - United States - Exhibitions. Heroes in art - Exhibitions. Summary: From Wonder Woman's satin stars and golden bracelets to Batman's brooding cape and mask, the style of superheroes' dress has influenced both street wear and high fashion. This richly illustrated book explores how radical couture, avant-garde sportswear, and state-of-the-art military garments - as seen through the lens of the superhero - can be metaphors for sex, power, and politics. Beginning with the origins of the superhero costume, this volume looks at how designers have been influenced by iconographic components such as the cape, mask, boots, and unitard. Costumes, such as those worn by Batman and Catwoman, are examined as reflections of sexual and physical prowess, while others, most notably those of Superman and Captain America, are analyzed as political propaganda." Superheroes" also explores superpowers and their manifestations in literal, symbolic, or metaphorical aspects: Flash's speed, Iron Man's invulnerability, Hulk's strength, and Spiderman's agility are presented in their fantastical evocations. The featured designers include Pierre Cardin, John Galliano, Azzedine Alaia, Giorgio Armani, Hussein Chalayan, Alexander McQueen, Nicolas Ghesquiere, Jean Paul Gaultier, Comme des Garcons, and Walter van Beirendonck.

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From Wonder Womans satin stars and golden bracelets to Batmans brooding cape and mask, the style of superheroes dress has influenced both street wear and high fashion. This richly illustrated book explores how radical couture, avant-garde sportswear, and state-of-the-art military garments - as seen through the lens of the superhero - can be metaphors for sex, power, and politics. Beginning with the origins of the superhero costume, this volume looks at how designers have been influenced by iconographic components such as the cape, mask, boots, and unitard. Costumes, such as those worn by Batman and Catwoman, are examined as reflections of sexual and physical prowess, while others, most notably those of Superman and Captain America, are analyzed as political propaganda. Superheroes also explores superpowers and their manifestations in literal, symbolic, or metaphorical aspects: Flashs speed, Iron Mans invulnerability, Hulks strength, and Spidermans agility are presented in their fantastical evocations.  Featured designers include Pierre Cardin, John Galliano, Azzedine Alaia, Giorgio Armani, Hussein Chalayan, Alexander McQueen, Nicolas Ghesquiere, Jean Paul Gaultier, Comme des Garçons, and Walter van Beirendonck.

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Description du livre Metropolitan Museum of Art; Yale University Press, New York and New Haven, CT, 2008. Hardcover. État : NEW. 1st. 160 pp., illus. (chiefly col.), biblio.; 26 cm. Tin covers bound on cloth boards. Catalogue of an exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 7 to September 1, 2008. BRAND NEW. A fine copy. Shrinkwrapped. An exhibition on the influence of the (film and cartoon) superhero on fashion designers such as John Galliano, Giorgio Armani, Alexander McQueen, and Jean Paul Gaultier. Winner of the prestigious American Institute of Graphic Arts design award, presented by the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Innovative catalogue design recalls MoMA's 1968 catalogue The Machine, As Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age. With an essay by novelist Michael Chabon. "From Wonder Woman’s satin stars and golden bracelets to Batman's brooding cape and mask, the style of superheroes' dress has influenced both street wear and high fashion. This richly illustrated book explores how radical couture, avant-garde sportswear, and state-of-the-art military garments--as seen through the lens of the superhero--can be metaphors for sex, power, and politics. Beginning with the origins of the superhero costume, this volume looks at how designers have been influenced by iconographic components such as the cape, mask, boots, and unitard. Costumes, such as those worn by Batman and Catwoman, are examined as reflections of sexual and physical prowess, while others, most notably those of Superman and Captain America, are analyzed as political propaganda. Superheroes also explores superpowers and their manifestations--literal, symbolic, or metaphorical: Flash's speed, Iron Man's invulnerability, Hulk's strength, and Spiderman's agility are presented in their fantastical evocations. Featured designers include Pierre Cardin, John Galliano, Azzedine Alaia, Giorgio Armani, Hussein Chalayan, Alexander McQueen, Nicolas Ghesquiere, Jean Paul Gaultier, Comme des Garçons, and Walter van Beirendonck. Harold Koda is Curator in Charge and Andrew Bolton is Curator, both at The Costume Institute , The Metropolitan Museum of Art. They are coauthors of Chanel (2005), Dangerous Liaisons: Fashion and Furniture in the Eighteenth Century (2006), and Poiret (2007)." - Publisher. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue. N° de réf. du libraire 057006

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Description du livre Yale University Press, United States, 2008. Hardback. État : New. 254 x 206 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. From Wonder Woman s satin stars and golden bracelets to Batman s brooding cape and mask, the style of superheroes dress has influenced both street wear and high fashion. This richly illustrated book explores how radical couture, avant-garde sportswear, and state-of-the-art military garments--as seen through the lens of the superhero--can be metaphors for sex, power, and politics. Beginning with the origins of the superhero costume, this volume looks at how designers have been influenced by iconographic components such as the cape, mask, boots, and unitard. Costumes, such as those worn by Batman and Catwoman, are examined as reflections of sexual and physical prowess, while others, most notably those of Superman and Captain America, are analyzed as political propaganda. Superheroes also explores superpowers and their manifestations----literal, symbolic, or metaphorical: Flash s speed, Iron Man s invulnerability, Hulk s strength, and Spiderman s agility are presented in their fantastical evocations. Featured designers include Pierre Cardin, John Galliano, Azzedine Alaia, Giorgio Armani, Hussein Chalayan, Alexander McQueen, Nicolas Ghesquiere, Jean Paul Gaultier, Comme des Garcons, and Walter van Beirendonck. N° de réf. du libraire AAH9780300136708

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Harold Koda, Andrew Bolton
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Description du livre Yale University Press, United States, 2008. Hardback. État : New. 254 x 206 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. From Wonder Woman s satin stars and golden bracelets to Batman s brooding cape and mask, the style of superheroes dress has influenced both street wear and high fashion. This richly illustrated book explores how radical couture, avant-garde sportswear, and state-of-the-art military garments-as seen through the lens of the superhero-can be metaphors for sex, power, and politics. Beginning with the origins of the superhero costume, this volume looks at how designers have been influenced by iconographic components such as the cape, mask, boots, and unitard. Costumes, such as those worn by Batman and Catwoman, are examined as reflections of sexual and physical prowess, while others, most notably those of Superman and Captain America, are analyzed as political propaganda. Superheroes also explores superpowers and their manifestations--literal, symbolic, or metaphorical: Flash s speed, Iron Man s invulnerability, Hulk s strength, and Spiderman s agility are presented in their fantastical evocations.Featured designers include Pierre Cardin, John Galliano, Azzedine Alaia, Giorgio Armani, Hussein Chalayan, Alexander McQueen, Nicolas Ghesquiere, Jean Paul Gaultier, Comme des Garcons, and Walter van Beirendonck. N° de réf. du libraire AAH9780300136708

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