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Dressing Up
Fashion Week NYC

Lee Friedlander; With a conversation between Lee Friedlander and Kathy Ryan

Lee Friedlander (b. 1934) is one of the most renowned photographers of his generation. Through Friedlander’s lens, people in their everyday environments are transformed into arresting portraits, and the banal features of roadsides, storefronts, and city streets become vivid scenery. In Dressing Up, Friedlander ventures into new territory, turning his eye to the rarefied world of fashion and revealing precisely what is commonplace about it: behind the glamorous spectacle of the runway are many people hard at work.

The photographs, commissioned by the New York Times Magazine, were taken in 2006 during New York Fashion Week, when the artist spent time backstage at the Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Calvin K...

2015   80 pp.  59 duotone illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300179859  $45.00 sc

88 books to browse, currently displaying 1-20

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On Display
Henrietta Maria and the Materials of Magnificence at the Stuart Court

Fashion Plates
150 Years of Style

Fashion Underground
The World of Susanne Bartsch

Through the Looking Glass

Fashioning the Body
An Intimate History of the Silhouette

Yves Saint Laurent + Halston
Fashioning the ’70s

Fashion Victims
Dress at the Court of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette

High Style
Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dance and Fashion

Silent Partners
Artist and Mannequin from Function to Fetish

A History of Lingerie

Charles James
Beyond Fashion

Elegance in an Age of Crisis
Fashions of the 1930s

Exhibiting Fashion
Before and After 1971

Art and Music in Venice
From the Renaissance to Baroque

Dressing Dangerously
Dysfunctional Fashion in Film

The Essential Art of African Textiles
Design Without End

A Queer History of Fashion
From the Closet to the Catwalk

An American Style
Global Sources for New York Textile and Fashion Design, 1915–1928

American Ingenuity
Sportswear, 1930s–1970s

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