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Balenciaga in Black : The Black Work

Balenciaga in Black : The Black Work


 Balenciaga in Black explores the creative genius of Cristobal Balenciaga, the couturier s couturier the fashion designer revered by all other fashion designers. Black served as inspiration and guiding principal for the legendary dressmaker and provided a rich canvas for this extraordinary technician, allowing him to develop new textures and innovative shapes. To Balenciaga black was a vibrant material, alternately opaque or transparent, matte or shining, combined in sumptuous fabrics and undergirding the apparent simplicity of his cuts. Pierre Even s photography of Balenciaga s masterworks, produced specifically for this catalog, capture these subtle gradations in tone and lush details with contemporary precision.

  •  Hardback | 224 pages
  •  249 x 318 x 20.32mm | 1,224.7g
  •  New York, United States
  •  English
  •  120 Colour and Black and White Illustrations
  •  0847866149
  •  9780847866144

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