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The aim of this book, then, is to critically analyze and interpret individual pieces, to see the art of Dior through closeup views, to see the beauty and penetrate beneath the surface to the substructure. In a word, the intention is to see Dior directly through his work. This publication offers a wholly new way of looking at and assessing The New Look and its succession in ...more
Hardcover, 201 pages
Published December 1st 1996 by Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
(first published June 1st 1996)
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Excellent, a feast for the eyes as well as the mind. Beautifully written and aptly illustrated, without omitting one single detail, cross-referencing Dali's genius with his inspirations in a whirlwind of beautiful pictures and descriptions. A must read for any fashion lover, definitely.