Publisher description for Art, fashion, and work for hire : Thomas Demand, Peter Saville, Hedi Slimane, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Cristina Bechtler in conversation / [editing, Cristina Bechtler, Dora Imhof ; translation from German, Catherine Schelbert ; translation from English, Suzanne Schmidt]


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Thomas Demand is known for his large-format photographic work. As the head designer of Dior Homme, Hedi Slimane revolutionized men’s fashion. He is also known for his work as an artist. Peter Saville wrote design history with his album covers for British bands such as Joy Division, New Order and Pulp, and with his work for fashion designers. Demand, Slimane, and Saville have all gone beyond the limitations of a single type of media to realize their ideas and visions. They discuss their work and motivation in a conversation in Berlin with the curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and the editor Cristina Bechtler, and also share their views on new forms of creativity, cross-border endeavors, fashion, architecture, photography, political art and many more subjects.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Art, German -- 21st century.
Photography, Artistic.
Architecture and photography.
Fashion design -- Germany -- 21st century.
Photographers -- Germany -- Interviews.
Artists -- Germany -- Interviews.
Fashion designers -- Germany -- Interviews.
Demand, Thomas, -- 1964- -- Interviews.
Saville, Peter, -- 1955- -- Interviews.
Slimane, Hedi -- Interviews.