Iris Van Herpen at Groninger Museum


Iris van Herpen, Refinery smoke, July 2008, Photo: BART OOMES, No 6 Studios

The first solo exhibition of iconic fashion designer Iris Van Herpen is presented at the Groninger Museum offering an overview of her work from 2008 until today. The awarded designer greaduated from the ArtEz Institute of Arts in Arhem in 2006 and just after that she had the chance to do an internship at Alexander McQueen. In 2007 she started her own label meant to become one of the most inspiring worldwide. Iris Van Herpen is famous for her sculptural, futuristic creations based on innovative sewing techniques and exquisite craftmanship.
To accompany the exhibition, the first book on Iris van Herpen will be published. This volume contains an overview of all her collections up to the present, as well as an essay by fashion journalist Jean Paul Cauvin. The book will be issued in conjunction with BAi Publishers.

The exhibition will last by the 23rd September 2012.

Iris van Herpen, Crystallization, July 2010, photography: BART OOMES, No 6 Studios, © Iris van Herpen
Iris van Herpen (with Isaïe Bloch), Capriole, Haute Couture 2011, 3-D print, Photo: Ingrid Baars


Iris van Herpen, Escapism, January 2011, Photo: BART OOMES, No 6 Studios, © Iris van Herpen

Iris van Herpen, Micro, January 2012, Photo: BART OOMES, No 6 Studios, © Iris van Herpen

Iris van Herpen, Capriole, July 2011, Photo: BART OOMES, No 6 Studios, © Iris van Herpen


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