Eighth R.L. Shep Triennial Symposium on Textiles and Costume: Lee Alexander McQueen | Cycles of Inspiration in Dance of the Twisted Bull
Tue, 05/31/2022 – 16:15
In conjunction with the exhibition Lee Alexander McQueen: Head, Mythos, Muse, renowned scholars will discover imagination, inventive approach, and innovation in vogue and artwork to further study the interdisciplinary impulse that defined McQueen’s profession, legacy, and sources of inspiration.
The bullfight, or corrida, encouraged McQueen’s Spanish-affected Spring/Summer season 2002 assortment, The Dance of the Twisted Bull. The costume of the male matador knowledgeable the collection’s silhouettes, with accents drawn from the standard costume of woman flamenco dancers. McQueen interpreted the corrida from an outsider’s standpoint, but adopted in the footsteps of Spanish artists Francisco de Goya and Pablo Picasso, who equally drew on the bullfight in their own procedures. Co-curator Clarissa M. Esguerra elaborates on McQueen’s selection, while Britt Salvesen, Curator and Head of the Wallis Annenberg Pictures Section and the Prints and Drawings Section, discusses Goya and Picasso’s artistic processes in creating their respective La Tauromaquia print series. Donor and collector Regina J. Drucker explores record, cycles of inspiration, and artistic expression that join McQueen with artists before him even though reflecting on how her Mexican-American heritage drew her to gathering the function of McQueen now in LACMA’s permanent selection.
In reaction to the world wide pandemic, the Eighth Triennial R.L. Shep Symposium is introduced on YouTube as a free movie collection, unveiled from May perhaps by way of August 2022 on the past Tuesday of each month.
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R.L. Shep Triennial Symposia are supported by the R.L. Shep Symposium Endowment for Costume and Textiles, LACMA.
Introduced on YouTube
-Tue, 08/30/2022 – 10:30
Impression: Alexander McQueen (Lee Alexander McQueen), Alexander McQueen, Woman’s Harness, Spring/Summer time 2010, Los Angeles County Museum of Artwork, reward from the Collection of Regina J. Drucker in loving memory of Juliana Cairone
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