Gianni Versace. The Art of Being You

Gianni Versace. The Art of Being You
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Gianni Versace. The Art of Being YouGianni Versace. The Art of Being YouGianni Versace. The Art of Being YouGianni Versace. The Art of Being You

Gianni Versace. Texts by Germano Celant, Ingrid Sischy, Richard Martin, Frank Moore and Julian Schnabel.

Abbeville Press. New York. 1997. First edition. English language edition. Hardback, 4to; navy cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 252 pages. Profusely illustrated throughout in colour. English. 335 x 250mm. 2kg. 0789204363. Near fine, in near fine dust jacket; light shelf wear to jacket, light bump at base of spine.

Created by Gianni Versace just before his death, The Art of Being You provides an album of the artworks that inspired the designer. Versace was a passionate art collector, owning art and sculpture by twentieth century greats including Warhol, Dine, Kandinsky, Lichtenstein, Moore, Matisse, Rothko, Picasso and Schnabel. Images of his favourite pieces are placed alongside fashion photographs (Avedon, Testino, Weber, Meisel, etc.) and drawings by the designer. The whole is an exuberant glimpse inside the creative mind of an extraordinary designer.

Price :  £125.00