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Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists at NGV

Fashion | December 13, 2016 |

Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists at NGVImages courtesy of National Gallery of Victoria

Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists at NGV

The spectacular and avant-garde creations of Dutch fashion designers Viktor & Rolf are on display in Australia for the first time in an exhibition organised by the National Gallery of Victoria in close collaboration with the designers. Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists explores Viktor & Rolf’s radical conception ofwearable art’.

 

Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists at NGVImages courtesy of National Gallery of Victoria

 

 

The exhibition explores the elements that make Viktor & Rolf designs unique in the contemporary fashion world. Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists features some of the Dutch design duo’s most show-stopping and innovative works, drawn from the Viktor & Rolf archive as well as museum collections in the Netherlands. In addition to showcasing over 40 signature ensembles from the designers’ haute couture and ready-to-wear collections and early installations, displayed throughout two fashion galleries are 21 exquisite dolls, traditionally handmade by a Belgian doll maker each wearing an intricately crafted miniaturised version of a key collection work.

 

Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists at NGVImages courtesy of National Gallery of Victoria

 

 

Visitors can also access a video gallery of runway footage, illustrating the complexity of Viktor & Rolf’s runway shows, which are often likened to performance art, and experience the mesmerising and intriguing Timepiece installation, specially commissioned for the exhibitionViktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists has been developed in close collaboration with Viktor & Rolf and international guest curator Thierry-Maxime Loriot, curator of the blockbuster exhibition The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier, shown at the NGV in 2014-15.

 

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
From21 October, 2016 to 26 February, 2017

 

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