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Fashion and Surrealism

Martin, Richard

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ISBN 10: 0847810739 / ISBN 13: 9780847810734
Published by Rizzoli, New York, 1990
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Light general wear with laminate starting to peel on bottom front corner of cover. Otherwise an excellent copy. Bright and clean with a wonderful collection of fashion and surrealist imagery. 239 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 000640

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Title: Fashion and Surrealism

Publisher: Rizzoli, New York

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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Presents some of the most ingenious images ever created for art and haute couture.

From Publishers Weekly:

The intersection of surrealism and fashion dates back to Max Ernst's mechanistic fantasies of mannequins and Rene Magritte's delving into the eroticism of clothes. Fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli, in collaboration with Salvador Dali, made surrealistic dresses that shocked her clients. Illustrators A. M. Cassandre and Marcel Vertes borrowed surrealist imagery, while fashion trend-setters Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld got into the act. Photographers Cecil Beaton, Horst P. Horst and Andre Kertesz experimented with surrealist techniques, and today, of course, surrealism is everywherein print and television ads, window displays, rock singer David Byrne's latest costumes. The book is broader in scope than its title suggests. Martin, editor of Arts magazine, brings a heavy-handed, academic approach to what should have been fun, but the study is an eye-opener nonetheless.
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