>> 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...

Gravity and the shape of the clothes combine to create a unique moment. Using these cultural products as ready-mades celebrates and reinterprets the intention of creativity. I think this act shows my respect toward their creativity."

), so I was very curious to see his art... Now open in New York, Lang's first art show features sculptures made out of repurposed fabric, zippers, and other materials that were salvaged from a fire at his studio in 2010. In a final attempt to leave the fashion world behind and make a full...

Helmut Langdestroyed some 6,000 pieces of his fashion archives to create a series of sculptures, and he did it with one of those big machines that people use to make mulch out of dead trees. How could someone who was so influential and so beloved by the fashion community leave it only to...

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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...

Since his retirement, fashion designer Helmut Lang has donated thousands of pieces from his archives to design museums around the world. Officially done with his role within the fashion world, Lang took the 6,000 remaining garments in his archive and put them through a shredder to create raw...

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...

 

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