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Gilbert & George

JCDC AW67 Gilbert & George

Gilbert & George were among the British heroes who were celebrated in the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 Show.

Some Gilbert & George-inspired collections or Gilbert & George’s collaborations : Comme des Garçons (in 1988, Gilbert & George were commissioned to produce 2 photographs for the 2nd issue of Comme des Garçons’ « Six » magazine), French Connection (French Connection sponsored Gilbert & George’s « Dirty Words » exhibition at London’s Serpentine Gallery, which was presented during the Summer of 2002), Philip Treacy (in 1998, Philip Treacy designed for Isabella Blow a pink duchess satin hat, decorated with green fluorescent ostrich feather, and pink and yellow goose feather, which was influenced by the Andy Warhol-style colors of Gilbert & George’s works), Pierre Hardy (the 5th « Nubuckorama » footwear line, « Nubuckorama Edition # 5 », launched in 2009, featured sneakers which were based upon Gilbert & George’s stained glass works), Tatty Devine (in 2008, Tatty Devine designed a Gilbert & George-influenced collection of accessories and objects, in collaboration with San Francisco’s de Young Gallery, to celebrate the museum’s « Gilbert & George » retrospective, which ran from February 16 to May 18, 2008).

Furthermore, Jean Paul Gaultier wrote a text about one of his favorite works, Gilbert & George’s « Street » painting, for an article which was published in the July 16, 2005 issue of « Le Figaro Magazine ».

Moreover, Viktor & Rolf are often dubbed the « Gilbert & George of fashion ».

 

 

 
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