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The Author Alexander Mc. Queen Lee Alexander Mc. Queen CBE (. Lee Alexander Mc. Queen; March 17, 1969, London, UK — February 11, 2010, London, UK) — British fashion designer. Known for his provocative shows. Commander of the Order of the British Empire, and four times been named the best British designer of the year. Born in London. His father came from a family taxi driver. Career in fashion began at 16 years of work in the workshops of Savile Row. Specialized in men’s suits for high society. After graduating from St. Martin’s College of Art worked for Japanese designer Koji Tatsuno, then an Italian fashion designer R. Gigli in Milan. In 1997, took the place of an art director in the house instead of Givenchy, John Galliano. In early 2001, retired from Givenchy and launched his fashion line. In May 2007, drew the attention of the audience with their interview after the suicide of her friend Isabella Blow (. Isabella Blow). Was found hanged in his apartment on February 11, 2010. According to British news channel Sky News, the preliminary cause of death, later confirmed by forensic examination, it was suicide]. February 2 Joyce Mc. Queen’s mother died, which caused depression Alexander. British police confirmed that the designer hanged himself in the closet of his house, leaving a suicide note, the text of which is not disclosed
About the book Arguably the most influential, imaginative, and provocative designer of his generation, Alexander Mc. Queen both challenged and expanded fashion conventions to express ideas about race, class, religion, and the environment. «Alexander Mc. Queen: Savage Beauty» examines the full breadth of the designer’s career, from the start of his fledgling label to the triumphs of his own world-renowned London house. It features his most iconic and radical designs, revealing how Mc. Queen adapted and combined the fundamentals of Savile Row tailoring, the specialized techniques of haute couture, and technological innovation to achieve his distinctive aesthetic. It also focuses on the highly sophisticated narrative structures underpinning his collections and extravagant runway presentations, with their echoes of avant-garde installation and performance art. Published to coincide with an exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art organized by The Costume Institute, this stunning book includes a preface by Andrew Bolton; an introduction by Susannah Frankel; an interview by Tim Blanks with Sarah Burton, creative director of the house of Alexander Mc. Queen; illuminating quotes from the designer himself; provocative and captivating new photography by renowned photographer Solve Sundsbo; and a lenticular cover by Gary James Mc. Queen. «Alexander Mc. Queen: Savage Beauty» celebrates the astounding creativity and originality of a designer who relentlessly questioned and confronted the requisites of fashion.