“The myriad creatures bear yin on their back and embrace yang in their bosoms.”
Available as a print on my Society6.
McQueen created his own ‘museum of woman-monsters’ in his second couture collection fro Givenchy, Eclect Dissect, shown in July 1997. In the period leading up to to the show, his art director SImon Costin combined the late Victorian costumes McQueen was then looking at with with a series of animated skeletons and muscle men from the sixteenth-century anatomical plates of Andreas Vesalius in a series of collages.
Caroline Evans, Fashion at the Edge (2007)
Vampiric Anatomical Biological Research Case
when you left
you took almost
I kneel in the nights
that will not let me be.
what you were
will not happen again.
the tigers have found me
and I do not care.
Red-Haired Girl at Her Toilet - Frederik Hendrik Kaemmerer