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  • Issey Miyake: Photographs by Irving Penn, 2 Volumes Japanes Fashion Photography

    Author: Irving Penn Issey Miyake. Publishing Info: 1) Issey Miyake: Photographs by Irving Penn: New York, 1988, New York Graphic Society, Small 4to (10 1/4" x 12"). In Dustjacket. 46 full-page color photographs by Irving Penn. 2) Issey Miyake "Body Works". Shogakkan, Tokyo, Japan, 1983. Soft cover. Small 4to (9 1/2" x 12"). Paperback original. . Edition: 1st Editions. Subject: Fashio Photography and Design. Additional Info: In the late 1980s, he began to experiment with new methods of pleating that would allow both flexibility of movement for the wearer as well as ease of care and production. In which the garments are cut and sewn first, then sandwiched between layers of paper and fed into a heat press, where they are pleated. The fabric's 'memory' holds the pleats and when the garments are liberated from their paper cocoon, they are ready-to wear.

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  • Condition

    Some light soiling to the Dust Jacket of the Penn Book. Otherwise, both volumes are in Very Good condition.

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    Irving Penn Photographs: Issey Miyake, 2 Vols

    Estimate $50 - $70Aug 12, 2017
    Auction Curated By:
    Scott Brasseur
    Book & Ephemera Specialist
    Beth Brasseur
    Book & Ephemera Specialist
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