The Versace: The Naked and the Dressed

The Versace: The Naked and the Dressed

by Richard Avedon, Gianni Versace
     
 


This book is almost completely full-bleed photographs taken by Richard Avedon of the Versace collections. The book is divided into 8 sections, by themes: Rembrance of Flings Past; Lust & Found; That Obscure Object of Desire; Gathering Moss; Rocks and Other Hard Places; The Way of All Mesh; Look Homeward Angel; and A Quick Stitch in Time. The sequencing of the… See more details below

Overview


This book is almost completely full-bleed photographs taken by Richard Avedon of the Versace collections. The book is divided into 8 sections, by themes: Rembrance of Flings Past; Lust & Found; That Obscure Object of Desire; Gathering Moss; Rocks and Other Hard Places; The Way of All Mesh; Look Homeward Angel; and A Quick Stitch in Time. The sequencing of the photographs makes for an amusing, sexy presentation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375501579
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/27/1998
Pages:
173
Product dimensions:
9.86(w) x 13.37(h) x 0.89(d)

Meet the Author

GIANNI VERSACE was born in 1946 in Italy. He presented his first fashion collection in Milan in 1978. He was the winner of many fashion awards. He was also a designer of costumes for various theatrical presentations, including those of Robert Wilson, Maurice Bejart, Roland Petit, Twyla Tharp, and several opera and ballet companies around the world. Versace was murdered in Miami in 1997. His work was the subject of a retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art last year.

RICHARD AVEDON was born in 1923 in New York City. He was the senior fashion photographer for Harper's Bazaar between 1945 and 1966, when he moved to Vogue magazine. He is probably the most celebrated fashion photographer in history. He has published eight books, including two from Random House: An Autobiography in 1993 and Evidence in 1994.

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