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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

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Fashion Plates
150 Years of Style
 



On Display
Henrietta Maria and the Materials of Magnificence
 



Fashion Underground
The World of Susanne Bartsch
 



China
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
 



Exposed
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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