Makeup, masquerade and McQueen

Miller, Janice E (2015) Makeup, masquerade and McQueen. In: Alexander McQueen : sabotage and tradition; 05 - 06 Jun 2015, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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Paper examining how the excess and lack exhibited by makeup across McQueen’s shows is illustrative of the double bind in which women find themselves when they apply it or when they don’t, The paper examines how this catwalk makeup exploits this space of fashion performance to dramatize and challenge the ideological positions defined for women in Western culture in particular.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Title: Alexander McQueen : sabotage and tradition
Organising Body: Victoria and Albert Museum
Research Area: Art and design
History of art, architecture and design
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (until 2017) > Centre for Contemporary Visual and Material Culture
Depositing User: Janice Miller
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 12:53
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2017 12:53

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