11 Jan 2006

Events Rick Owens

Stazione Leopolda, 11-14 January 6:00-8:00 p.m.
 

Owens a native of California, who has his home-studio in Paris, has designed a new silhouette draped in clothes that wrap the body in a striking, theatrical way: some call it gothic minimalist, others have defined it as glunge (glamour grunge). Overlapping garments, simple in shape, in dusty colors outline the bodies of men and women who are aware of their time
Rick Owens, whose visionary talent is governed by the discipline of mind and body, will present three different endeavors in Florence:

Rick Owens, whose visionary talent is governed by the discipline of mind and body, will present three different endeavors in Florence:

DUSTULATOR 
The first runway show of his F/W 06 men’s collection, in the Hangar - Stazione Leopolda 
_11 January _ 6.00 pm

DUSTDAM 
An installation at the Stazione Leopolda featuring 30 dust garments, icons of his creative career. The thirty outfits will be set in just as many niches in a 30-meter long wood wall, painted…gray 
_ opening 11 January _ 6.30 pm (12 – 13 January_ 11.00am - 8.00pm / 14 January_ 11.00am – 6.00pm)

DUSTPUMP 
A statue of himself, sculpted in wax that is so realistic that it almost seems like flesh. The statue will hang in the middle of the darkened Alcatraz area. It portrays the artist with dropped trousers, urinating onto a rug of mirrors and sand 
_ opening 11 January _ 6.30 pm (12 – 13 January_ 11.00am - 8.00pm / 14 January_ 11.00am – 6.00pm)
 
At the Cannoniera, on the grounds of the Fortezza, Rick Owens will show his furniture collection for the first time in Italy, items made of materials such as resin, plywood, fiberglass, cashmere and bones.

 

 

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