“You’ve got to know the rules to break them. That’s what I’m here for, to demolish the rules but to keep the tradition.”
The Romantic Mind
The acclaimed exhibit of the late designer’s hugely influential work is scheduled to close on Sunday, August 7.
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty celebrates McQueen’s prolific, famed career through a showcase of pieces from various collections. Comprised of 100 outfits and 70 accessories, signature pieces like the “bumster” trouser and the kimono jacket are on display in the exhibit.
The museum is extending its hours during the exhibit’s final week. Thursday, August 4 and Friday, August 5, closing time will be 9 pm. On the final two days, August 6 and 7, the exhibition will stay open until midnight. While the museum is closed on Mondays, visitors can purchase tickets to visit the exhibit.
Visit http://blog.metmuseum.org/alexandermcqueen for more information.