Issey Miyake, Fashion Designer with Art-World Following, Dies at 84 – ARTnews.com

Issey Miyake, a Japanese fashion designer whose avant-garde clothes and exhibitions garnered significant attention within the international art world, has died at 84. His design studio said he had been battling liver cancer. Miyake’s experimental designs gained a large art-world following because, to many, they felt and looked similar to what is widely seen in … Read more

Fashion Photographer Patrick Demarchelier Dies at 78—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines PATRICK DEMARCHELIER, The fashion photographer and portraitist, died on March 31 at the age of 78, his Instagram page announced. Shooting for leading magazines and brands, and serving as the personal portraitist for Princess Diana, Demarchelier … Read more

Native-Inspired Haute Couture Fashion Prepares for a Big Year

SANTA FE, NM — In the fashion world, it’s “taboo” for a designer to share details about a collection that has yet to hit the runway. So when I spoke with fashion designer Patricia Michaels, or Water Lily (Taos Pueblo), she spoke carefully but excitedly about her design company PM Waterlily’s collection for this year’s … Read more

Film Directors to Contribute to Met Fashion Show—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE TOP JOB. Art institutions have been hiring leaders at a rapid clip lately. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art tapped Christopher Bedford, London’s Barbican Center Claire Spencer, New York’s Socrates Sculpture Park Tamsin Dillon, … Read more