FASHION ILLUSTRATION IN NEW YORK / Peter Sato / 1985
Fashion Illustration in New York / Peter Sato / 1985
Rare Japanese printing featuring the best fashion illustrators of the 1980s, in full-color and b&w. Featured artists: Antonio Lopez (who illustrated the cover and wrote a personal forward about his relationship with muses, finding inspiration at night-clubs, and Karl Lagerfeld’s influence on him), Jim Howard (Jerry Hall), Pedro Barrios (Norma Kamali ads), J. Crawford, William Reiser, David Croland, George Stavrinos, Kichisaburo Ogawa, Michael Van Horn (Ralph Lauren, Anne Klein, Bill Blass), Martin Hoffman, Harvey Boyd, Mats Gustavson (Isabella Rossellini, Diana Vreeland, Patti Hansen), Joel Resnicoff, Cathy Barancik (Boy George, Bergdorf Goodman) + Bob Heimstra (Catherine Deneuve in The Hunger). Antonio is featured most prominently throughout, with many pages of rare illustrations of Grace Jones, and his work for Vanity Fair, GQ and Bloomingdales. Also features full page questionnaires with each designer about their influences and living in NYC! A total ‘80s treasure-trove. Your eyes may fall out over the amazingness.
1st edition softcover with dustjacket / 127 pgs. / Great condition with some rubbing to dustjacket, shelfwear and marking along the outside edges of the paper. Collectible copy with secure binding / 12 x 9 / Graphic-sha, Tokyo
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