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Art of Being You

Versace, Gianni

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ISBN 10: 0789204363 / ISBN 13: 9780789204363
Published by Abbeville Press, New York, 1998
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Black cloth (hard-cover) in mylar protected dust-jacket. Stated "First Edition." 256 pages; color illustrations. Text by Germano Celant, Ingrid Sischy, Richard Martin, Frank Moore, and Julian Schnabel. Illustrated with paintings, drawings, and sculptures from Versace's personal collection juxtaposed with fashion shots and couture fantasies create a visual feast. A clean, tight copy. Bookseller Inventory # 003049

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Art of Being You

Publisher: Abbeville Press, New York

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First American Edition

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Synopsis:

Shortly before his death in July 1997 Gianni Versace finished creating "The Art of Being You," perhaps his most personal and expressive book. Paintings, drawings, and sculptures from Versace's personal collection are matched with fashion shots and couture fantasies in hundreds of playful and provocative juxtapositions. This heartfelt salute to contemporary art and the great masters of the early twentieth century demonstrates the profound influence of art on Versace's visionary style.

Review:

Somewhere along this sumptuous treasure of a text, you'll weep. . . . His images cascade through these pages in a true testimonial to their own wonderfulness. -- Key West: The Newspaper

[T]he overall effect testifies to the deeper vision behind what is too often seen as a shallow endeavor. -- Entertainment Weekly, Degen Pener

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