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Curating Savage Beauty: Alexander McQueen

Spray paint dressSpray painted dress, Alexander McQueen, No 13, S/S 1999. Model: Shalom Harlow. © Catwalking


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University of York

Celebrating the extraordinary creative talent of one of the most innovative designers of recent times, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty is the first and largest retrospective of McQueen’s work to be presented in Europe. Join Claire Wilcox, Senior Curator, Victoria and Albert Museum and Professor in Fashion Curation, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, to hear more about this exciting exhibition. 

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, in partnership with Swarovski, supported by American Express, with thanks to M•A•C Cosmetics, technology partner Samsung and made possible with the co-operation of Alexander McQueen, runs from 14 March – 2 August 2015. 



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