Creativity of Martin Margiela and designers of the Antwerp Six in the context of deconstructivism of the late XXth — early XXIst centuries

UDC 7.012

Khrystyna Shevchuk

Lviv National Academy of Arts, Lviv.

ORCID ID 0000-0002-7722-9167

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Keywords: deconstructivism, postmodernism, garment design, the Antwerp Six, Belgian design.

Abstract. The paper analyzes main methods and peculiarities of garment construction characteristics of deconstruction imagery and style of Belgium designers at the end of the XXth – at the beginning of the XXIst centuries. After researching the designers’ collections, deconstruction means and approaches have been systematized and generalized, the features of form and construction, the use of colors and materials have been studied, including the practical use of garment collections and their presentation. The paper provides the similar and different deconstruction features of the creativity of Martin Margiela, Ann Demeulemeester, Dries Van Noten and other designers of the ‘Belgium six’, it traces their ideas and fields of design creativity. It highlights the importance of the rethinking of the traditional fashion ideas of Belgian designers within the postmodern culture as well as significance of their creativity for the design of modern clothing collections.

The paper materials are supposed to be used in scientific research on the history of design, for making lectures, manuals and other methodical materials.

Author Biography.

Khrystyna Shevchuk, PhD student, Lviv National Academy of Arts, Lviv.

chrkonyk@gmail.com

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Published:

Vol 20 No 2 (2021).

Section: WORLD CULTURE AND ІNTERNATIONAL RELATIONS.