>> 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 – 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...

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...

In the interview, Lang says a fire at his New York studio is what got him thinking about the idea of destroying fashion and the transience of a piece of, well, anything. Once he saw the charred remains of what had until then been his life's work, he couldn't help but think of the symbolism...

If Helmut Lang isn't ever returning to his label, at least his three signature scents are making a comeback. His women's and men's fragrances were launched in 2000 and 2001, respectively, while his second men's cologne, Cuiron, was added in 2002. All three were discontinued in 2005 when the...

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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