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Issey Miyake, the ultimate monograph by Taschen Editions

 

In the 80s, Japanese Issey Miyake built a fresh vision of clothes, where utilitarism and poetry met. Taschen Editions devoted a magnificent monograph to go with his exhibition at the National Art Center of Tokyo.

© Yuriko Takagi

© Yuriko Takagi

© Yuriko Takagi

 

 

 

Issey Miyake by Issey Miyake, Midori Kitamura, Kazuko Koike, Yuriko Takagi

Taschen Editions.

Available in bookstores.

 

 

Miyake Issey Exhibition : The Work of Miyake Issey, 

at National Art Center of Tokyo,

From March 13th to June 16th 2016.

 

By Léa Zetlaoui.

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