Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, on display at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2011 showcased the magnificent work of Lee Alexander McQueen. McQueen's life and tragic death touched the industry and he will be remembered with honor. McQueen will be remembered as an innovator, a designer, a genius ahead of his time. Please sign this petition if you would like to see his commemorative exhibit become a traveling exhibition to share his work with a larger audience, worldwide.
*Update: April 2014: The Victoria And Albert Museum in London has announced they will host an encore of the New York show in 2015.
In order to achieve our goal, we must convince the garment donors to part with their beautiful pieces on loan to allow them to go on a global tour.
Thank you to all the bloggers, and press coverage- especially to:
- Darryl Warren, Co-petition organizer/ Fashion Observed blogger
- Selena Marie Norris, Co-petition organizer/fashion designer/Kindred Closets blogger
- Fiona Jenvey, former CEO of Mudpie Ltd. (acquired by WGSN in 2013)
- Bryan Boy
- Jennine Jacob of The Coveted
- Melanie Rickey, for starting the London campaign
- Bruce Hudson of Retro Magazine for featuring our petition in their 10 page cover story of Issue 8
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MUDPIE SUPPORTS CAMPAIGN FOR ALEXANDER MCQUEEN EXHIBIT TO TRAVEL WORLD *Mudpie was acquired by WGSN in 2013
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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, on display at the The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2011 showcased the magnificent work of Lee Alexander McQueen. McQueen's life and tragic death touched the industry and he will be remembered with honor. The "Savage Beauty" Exhibit ended on August 7th, 2011. As a testament to his innovative talent, and to bring him honor beyond his tragic passing, we would like to see his commemorative exhibit become a traveling show to share with the world.
McQueen will be remembered as an innovator, a designer, a genius ahead of his time.
To view and/or sign this petition, please visit: http://www.change.org/petitions/please-make-alexander-mcqueens-savage-beauty-a-traveling-exhibition
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