KOIKE, K: Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition)

Book cover. Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition)Koike, Kazuko. Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition). Taschen. ISBN: 9783836555227. Unmarked. Bumped edges. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30644) $65.00

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Text in English and Japanese.

Illustrated throughout. Measures 12 inches square. 510p.

This definitive history of Miyake’s clothes offers expert insight into the designer’s vision and daring. Stunning photographs from Miyake’s contemporary Yuriko Takagi capture his clothes in their particular quotidian originality, including a breathtaking shoot in Iceland. In her far-reaching essay, meanwhile, leading cultural figure Kazuko Koike offers both a complete chronology of Miyake’s work, and an unprecedented personal profile.

FAMSF: Ikat: Splendid Silks of Central Asia (Gallery Pamphlet)

FAMSF: Ikat: Splendid Silks of Central Asia (Gallery Pamphlet), panel Ikat: Splendid Silks of Central Asia (Gallery Pamphlet). Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1997. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30170)

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Six-paneled gallery piece that introduces the 2 November 1997 through 1 March 1998 exhibition. Three black/white photos and two color images.

This exhibition, organized by the American Foundation for Textile Arts, showcased the Guido Goldman Collection. Ikat is a dyeing technique used to pattern textiles that employs resist dyeing on the yarns prior to dyeing and weaving the fabric. This technique adds a blurriness to the design.