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: Mind, Mythos, Muse, renowned scholars will examine creativity, inventive system, and innovation in style and artwork to even further study the interdisciplinary impulse that described McQueen’s profession, legacy, and sources of inspiration.
The bullfight, or corrida, encouraged McQueen’s Spanish-affected Spring/Summer months 2002 collection, The Dance of the Twisted Bull. The costume of the male matador informed the collection’s silhouettes, with accents drawn from the regular costume of female flamenco dancers. McQueen interpreted the corrida from an outsider’s viewpoint, but followed in the footsteps of Spanish artists Francisco de Goya and Pablo Picasso, who equally drew upon the bullfight in their individual methods. Co-curator Clarissa M. Esguerra elaborates on McQueen’s collection, though Britt Salvesen, Curator and Head of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Division and the Prints and Drawings Division, discusses Goya and Picasso’s creative procedures in making their respective La Tauromaquia print sequence. Donor and collector Regina J. Drucker explores history, cycles of inspiration, and inventive expression that hook up McQueen with artists in advance of him though reflecting on how her Mexican-American heritage drew her to amassing the perform of McQueen now in LACMA’s long-lasting assortment.
In response to the worldwide pandemic, the Eighth Triennial R.L. Shep Symposium is introduced on YouTube as a totally free video clip sequence, launched from May perhaps via August 2022 on the previous Tuesday of every single month.
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R.L. Shep Triennial Symposia are supported by the R.L. Shep Symposium Endowment for Costume and Textiles, LACMA.
Offered on YouTube
-Tue, 08/30/2022 – 10:30
Impression: Alexander McQueen (Lee Alexander McQueen), Alexander McQueen, Woman’s Harness, Spring/Summer season 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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