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China: Through the Looking Glass and The First Monday in May Book and DVD Set

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  • Book: 9 1/4'' x 11''; 256 pages; Flexibound
  • ISBN: 9780300211122
  • DVD: Approximately 91 minutes



The First Monday in May DVD

Going behind the scenes at The Met, this 2016 documentary film explores the intersection of fine art, high fashion, and celebrity. Featuring Anna Wintour, Artistic Director of Cond Nast and Editor-in-Chief of Vogue magazine and longtime chair of The Met Gala, and Andrew Bolton, Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute, the film chronicles the creation of the exhibition and The Met Gala popularly known as the Party of the Year.

China: Through the Looking Glass Exhibition Catalogue

By Andrew Bolton, with John Galliano, Adam Geczy, Maxwell K. Hearn, Homay King, Harold Koda, Mei Mei Rado, and Wong Kar Wai

Photography by Platon

This stunning publication explores the influence of Chinese art, film, and aesthetics on international fashion designers, including Christian Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier, Karl Lagerfeld, Alexander McQueen, and Yves Saint Laurent. Illustrated with new photographs by Platon, this is a lavish volume of special beauty, with Chinese-fold pages intermixed with translucent, printed vellum overlays.

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