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Purple Anthology

Olivier Zahm, Elein Fleiss

Published by Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN 10: 0847830209 / ISBN 13: 9780847830206
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Title: Purple Anthology

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

Binding: Hardcover

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2008. Hardcover. Num Pages: 288 pages, 750 colour. BIC Classification: WJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 287 x 226 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1702. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780847830206

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Synopsis: When those in the magazine industry need inspiration, they look to Purple. It has influenced countless other magazines and spawned trends that have trickled down through all levels of culture. To celebrate its fifteenth anniversary, this volume brings together the best in fashion, art, and culture from Purple?s illustrious history. Purple revolutionized fashion photography in the nineties by commissioning fine artists to shoot fashion editorials. What resulted was a raw, improvisational aesthetic, which continues to exert its power today. Many of our most promising artists contribute to Purple?s pages, including Terry Richardson, Juergen Teller, Jack Pierson, Richard Prince, John Currin, and Vanessa Beecroft. Among the celebrity muses who appear regularly are Kim Gordon, Chloe Sevigny, Kate Moss, Catherine Deneuve, and Vincent Gallo. Along with images, the book also presents essays by such renowned writers as Glenn O?Brien, Gary Indiana, and Dave Hickey. These texts further the book?s larger purpose: to chart the development of art and fashion during the past fifteen years. This is the ultimate deluxe collection for serious fashion, art, photography, graphic design, and magazine aficionados.

About the Author: Olivier Zahm and Elein Fleiss co-founded Purple in 1992. Zahm has contributed to such publications as Artforum and Flash Art and has curated exhibitions at museums and galleries worldwide. He is also an artistic director, currently handling the Yves Saint Laurent Homme campaign.

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