Rocsi Diaz has been stepping up her fashion game lately, and showed her style chops at the 4th Annual Bronx Charter School For The Arts Auction last night. For the occasion, the 106 & Park host slipped on a $500 Graphite Colorblock Dress from my favorite brand, Helmut Lang, along with neon...

>> If you weren't convinced that Helmut Lang is over fashion, here's a new batch of evidence: The former designer, who in the past has donated thousands of items from his archive to museums worldwide, shredded his 6,000 remaining archival pieces to use in a series of sculptures. The...

New York Times (blog) Helmut Lang's Sculptures Are the Charred Remains of His Fashion Archives BlackBook Magazine In 2005, Austrian fashion designer Helmut Lang famously left his namesake label to become a full-fledged fine artist. While the minimalist fashion pioneer is sorely missed by the...

New York – Designer Helmut Lang shredded 6,000 of his own garments last week and this week, he's showcasing the end result at The Fireplace Project in East Hampton. Lang's "Make it Hard" exhibit is an artistic yet sexual sculpture series featuring his shredded pieces and mixed with resin...

Just like Maison Martin Margiela, it seems Helmut Lang's transition from fashion to visual arts is a smooth one. Lang retired from fashion in 2005 and has been focusing on his artistic career since. For his latest exhibition, Make It Hard, Lang has created works fromnatural and synthetic...

>> Helmut Lang seems pretty set about not coming back to fashion — he recently shredded the remains of his archives for an art exhibition — but that doesn't mean he isn't still being pursued. Apparently, after Jean Paul Gaultier decided to leave Hermes in May 2010, Lang was the firm favorite...

This week I learned that, in addition to once being a fashion designer, Helmut Lang is now a visual artist. Did you know this? I've always loved Lang's designs (so much black fabric — my favorite!), so I was very curious to see his art... Now open in New York, Lang's first art show features...

like this "installation" below entitled "The Front Row", you may understand why I feel worried (or completely freaked out by the beheaded giant birds he calls "Life Forms" which you had the pleasure of previously admire at Helmut's side, just before the jump). Heck, I'm sure that if I...

Here, Lang explains how it came to be... Lee Carter: It's been fascinating to watch your evolution from fashion designer to fine artist. Still, the molding and sculpting of material seems to be your main objective. How would you describe your relationship with material? Helmut Lang:...

Abstract and conceptual, as everything is in the mind of Helmut Lang, is his latest work entitled, "Make it Hard". In this art exhibit, which recently showcased at The Fireplace Project in East Hamptons, "Lang has shredded his entire archive, after donating the rest of his collected work to...

 

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