Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Walter Van Beirendonck retrospective at the Antwerp Fashion Museum

 Photo: Jean Baptiste Mondino, 1996

In the autumn of 2011, the Antwerp Fashion Museum will present the first large-scale retrospective exhibition of the work of fashion designer Walter Van Beirendonck.

Over three decades, Van Beirendonck has built up an impressive international career. He is the maverick of the Antwerp fashion scene and became primarily known for his colourful designs, his spectacular fashion shows in Paris in the 1990s under the W.&L.T. label, and the critical messages on society he proclaims in his designs. His work combines the most diverse sources of inspiration, ranging from technology, art and pop culture to ethnography.

"Walter Van Beirendonck, dream the world awake"
From 14/09/2011 to 19/02/2012

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