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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Hardcover – 26 April 2011

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"Excellent catalogue."--The Huffington Post
"An authoritative and moving insight into the legacy of the British designer."--Carola Long, Financial Times (Christmas Books)
"This book . . . helps illuminate McQueen's artistic process. Recommended for readers with an interest in contemporary fashion."--Library Journal
"For those still wanting to view McQueen's fashion creations, the book shines on."--Lonny Magazine
"The catalog--with its gorgeous images places alongside provocative, incisive, and often puzzling conversational quotes from the designer himself--makes for an interesting way to get a peek at the show for those of us who won't be lucky enough to make it to New York this summer."--Creative Loafing
". . . an oversized art collection highly recommended for any college-level arts holding. . . . The most radical designs of his career are presented here, with critical analysis perfect for any arts or fashion library."--The Midwest Book Review
"The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum's Alexander McQueen retrospective has proven so popular that the exhibit has been extended until August 7. But if that still isn't enough time for you to get down to see it, the next best thing to a New York City jaunt is the definitive monograph, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty."--National Post
"[T]his book itself is a showstopper."--C. Donaldson, Choice

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Andrew Bolton is Curator at The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Susannah Frankel is fashion editor of The Independent newspaper. Tim Blanks is contributing editor of

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