Martin Grant Credit www.martingrantparis.com

Martin Grant

Martin Grant is the quiet achiever of Australian fashion. Born in the leafy Melbourne suburbs but based in Paris for over 20 years, he is renowned for his elegant silhouettes, clean lines and, rather importantly in the flighty world of … Continue reading

Demitra Kakopieros executes wearable art with a political message. Symphonies in the Black Collection

Demetra Kakopieros

One of the success stories this year to emerge from Ultimo’s Fashion Design Studio, Australia’s most historic design institution, is the designer Demetra Kakopieros. Not only has she had two of her pieces from her 2015 collection called Symphonies in the … Continue reading

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Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists

The spectacular and avant-garde creations of international luxury fashion house, Viktor&Rolf, will be showcased in a world-first exhibition developed in collaboration with the National Gallery of Victoria. Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists, opening October 2016 at the NGV, Melbourne, Australia, is set … Continue reading

Lee Mingwei, Guernica in Sand, 2006 and 2015, mixed-media interactive installation, sand, wooden island, lighting, 1300 x 643 cm. Courtesy of JUT Museum Pre-Opening Office, Taipei. Photograph: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

A surprising spectacle rescues the Sydney Biennale from irrelevance

The 19th Biennale of Sydney in 2014 was a disappointment that bordered on disaster. Five of the selected artists boycotted the event because one of the major sponsors, Transfield Holdings, had a stake in a company operating the Manus Island … Continue reading

Collette Dinnigan, photographer Holly Blake

An Interview with Collette Dinnigan

Iconic fashion designer Collette Dinnigan has been creating beautiful clothing for more than 25 years. On the eve of our new exhibition, Collette Dinnigan: Unlaced, she spoke to MAAS curator Glynis Jones, about her background, inspiration and changes in the industry throughout … Continue reading

Cover image: Portrait of Alexander McQueen, 1997 Photographed by Marc Hom 
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The Savage Beauty of Alexander McQueen

Lee Alexander McQueen’s astounding clothing designs have been the subject of a major retrospective exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), London. Known for breaking the rules, McQueen’s design philosophy finely balanced the creative and destructive forces of the designing … Continue reading