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Men’s Ensemble Suit and Coat

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Alexander McQueen (1969-2010)2000/01Londonwool, photo print, silk liningjacket: 78 cm; trousers: 111 cm; coat: 117 cm

The British designer Alexander McQueen, who passed away in 2010, was a master of the appropriation and customisation of found images. The delicate wool cloth of suit and coat has been printed with the sepia-colour photograph of a giant steel construction. The cut as well as the mirroring and the repetition of the picture give the garment a three-dimensional, blurred quality. A great outfit for those who stroll through the landmarks of modern architecture.