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Chanel: A Woman of Her Own

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When Jean Leymarieand#8217;s monograph on Coco Chanel was originally published in 1989, he was known primarily as a curator and modern art historian, both in his native France and abroad. Bringing his expertise to bear on one of the most famous (and often controversial) couturiers of all time, Leymarie legitimized fashion as fine art.

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Completely redesigned by Philippe Apeloig, Leymarieand#8217;s classic volume is back in print once more. Beginning with a brief history of fashion, Leymarie takes the reader through Chaneland#8217;s early days, when she mingled with Jean Cocteau, Igor Stravinsky, and Luchino Visconti, through the development of her brand after her death by Karl Lagerfeld. A special essay on Lagerfeldand#8217;s contribution to the Chanel legacy, written by journalist Marc Lembron, brings this new edition up to date.

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Synopsis:

Alex Madsen brings to life Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, the queen of fashion who revolutionized women's styles forever.

About the Author

Jean Leymarie (1919and#8211;2006) was a prominent art historian who devoted his life to bringing contemporary art to national museums. He was chief curator at the National Museum of Modern Art in Paris from 1968 to 1973, director of studies at the Ecole du Louvre, and director of the Villa Medicis French Academy of Art in Rome from 1977 to 1984.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805016390
Author:
Madsen, Axel
Publisher:
Holt McDougal
Author:
Leymarie, Jean
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Artists, Architects, Photographers
Subject:
Chanel, gabrielle (coco), 1883 or 1884-1971
Subject:
Fashion designers -- France -- Biography.
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Biography-Artists Architects and Photographers
Subject:
Women
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Owl book ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19910931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
160 full-color illustrations
Pages:
260
Dimensions:
11.25 x 9.50 in

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Alex Madsen brings to life Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, the queen of fashion who revolutionized women's styles forever.

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