Eighth R.L. Shep Triennial Symposium on Textiles and Gown: 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: Brain, Mythos, Muse, renowned scholars will take a look at creativity, creative system, and innovation in style and art to additional look at the interdisciplinary impulse that described McQueen’s job, legacy, and sources of inspiration.
The bullfight, or corrida, influenced McQueen’s Spanish-affected Spring/Summer time 2002 selection, The Dance of the Twisted Bull. The costume of the male matador informed the collection’s silhouettes, with accents drawn from the common 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 the two drew upon the bullfight in their have techniques. Co-curator Clarissa M. Esguerra elaborates on McQueen’s collection, although Britt Salvesen, Curator and Head of the Wallis Annenberg Images Section and the Prints and Drawings Division, discusses Goya and Picasso’s artistic procedures in building their respective La Tauromaquia print series. Donor and collector Regina J. Drucker explores historical past, cycles of inspiration, and inventive expression that join McQueen with artists in advance of him although reflecting on how her Mexican-American heritage drew her to amassing the do the job of McQueen now in LACMA’s permanent assortment.
In reaction to the worldwide pandemic, the Eighth Triennial R.L. Shep Symposium is offered on YouTube as a no cost online video sequence, produced from May perhaps by way of August 2022 on the very last Tuesday of every single thirty day period.
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R.L. Shep Triennial Symposia are supported by the R.L. Shep Symposium Endowment for Costume and Textiles, LACMA.
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-Tue, 08/30/2022 – 10:30
Image: Alexander McQueen (Lee Alexander McQueen), Alexander McQueen, Woman’s Harness, Spring/Summer 2010, Los Angeles County Museum of Artwork, present from the Assortment of Regina J. Drucker in loving memory of Juliana Cairone
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