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DER JAPANISCHE MODEDESIGNER KANSAI YAMAMOTO IST GESTORBEN

DER JAPANISCHE MODEDESIGNER KANSAI YAMAMOTO IST GESTORBEN

27.07.2020 Der am 8. Februar 1944 in Yokohama geborene japanische Modeschöpfer Kansai Yamamoto ist am 21. Juli 2020 gestorben. Er war ein Pionier der japanischen Modeindustrie. 1971 eröffnete er seine eigene Firma Yamamoto Kansai Company Ltd. in Tokyo. Im gleichen Jahr gab er sein Debüt in London und in den USA beim Hess's Department Store in Allentown. 1977 eröffnete Yamamoto die Kansai Boutique in Paris. Grosse internationale Bekanntheit erreichte er durch die Schaffung von Bühnenkostümen für David Bowie (Ziggy Stardust Tour), Elton John, Stevie Wonder u.a.m.


Bild: "Tokyo Pop" Bodysuit, 1973 designed für David Bowie - Foto: FaceMePLS, https://www.flickr.com/people/38891071@N00 - Lizenz: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en - Datei: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kansai_Yamamoto#/media/File:David_Bowie_was_in_Groningen_(26250532410).jpg

Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto dead at 76

Yamamoto was known for creating bold avant-garde pieces that defied gender norms and featured brilliant colors and patterns.

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/07/27/national/japanese-fashion-designer-kansai-yamamoto-dies/#.Xx9lbB3gq_I

Yamamoto designed some of Bowie's most famous outfits including those of the singer's alter ego Ziggy Stardust.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-53555137

The Japanese fashion designer was famed for bringing 'basara' to Bowie, and went on to be a huge influence on a generation of younger talents from Jean Paul Gaultier to Hedi Slimane.

Morwenna Ferrier

https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2020/jul/27/designer-and-david-bowie-collaborator-kansai-yamamoto-dies-aged-76

Unapologetically flamboyant, he shaped the look of David Bowie's alter ego and also worked with Elton John and Stevie Wonder.

Vanessa Friedman and Elizabeth Paton

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/27/fashion/kansai-yamamoto-david-bowie-japanese-fashion-designer-dies.html

He studied civil engineering then dedicated himself to fashion, a commitment that was deeply personal. "Design is self-realization," Yamamoto told Kuniko Miyanaga, author of the 1993 book The Creative Crackly Edge: Emerging Individualism in Japan.

Laird Borrelli-Persson

https://www.vogue.com/article/kansai-yamamoto-obituary


Le créateur de mode japonais Kansai Yamamoto est mort

Considéré comme un pionnier de la mode, le créateur Kansai Yamamoto est mort à 76 ans des suites d'une leucémie.

https://www.lemonde.fr/disparitions/article/2020/07/27/le-createur-de-mode-japonais-kansai-yamamoto-est-mort_6047406_3382.html

Schnell erlangte er internationalen Ruhm für die Weise, wie er traditionelle, japanische Motive - etwa die charakteristische Bildsprache des Kabuki-Theaters - mit schillernden Farben und teils ins Absurde kippenden Designs verband.

Hanno Hauenstein

https://www.berliner-zeitung.de/stil-individualitaet/glitzernde-lebendigkeit-kansai-yamamoto-ist-gestorben-li.95375

Mehr:

https://www.instagram.com/kansai_yamamoto_official/?hl=en

http://www.kansai-inc.co.jp/

https://www.fashionmodeldirectory.com/designers/kansai-yamamoto/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kansai_Yamamoto

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