damien hirst + alexander mcqueen scarf collection
damien hirst + alexander mcqueen scarf collection damien hirst + alexander mcqueen scarf collection
nov 15, 2013

damien hirst + alexander mcqueen scarf collection

damien hirst + alexander mcqueen scarf collection
judecca skull scarf
all images courtesy of alexander mcqueen




in celebration of the 10th anniversary of british design house alexander mcqueen‘s iconic skull scarf, british artist damien hirst has collaborated with the famed fashion brand in the creation of 30 limited edition scarves, available today, november 15th 2013. the patterns have been adapted from hirst’s entomology series, a body of work that he began in 2009. the large scale paintings were composed from the intricate placement of butterflies, spiders and various insect species in the formation of kaleidoscopic, geometric shapes. the scarves appropriate the motifs in the organizational layout of mcqueen’s signature skull image, an unmistakable emblem of his brand that was first seen in his spring-summer 20113 irere collection. the partnership seamlessly plays on the shared aesthetic vision of the artist and designer, in which symmetry and strong references to natural history and the environment are significant parts of their creative vision.



photograph by sølve sundsbø of the damien hirst and alexander mcqueen collaboration



photograph by sølve sundsbø



the much anticipated collaboration is celebrated in both the series of scarves —  available in chiffon, pongé, twill and cashmere — as well as a short film created by photographer sølve sundsbø, which you can see below. the collection is exclusively available from alexander mcqueen boutiques and online at alexandermcqueen.com.



alexander mcqueen & damien hirst scarf collaboration | a film
video courtesy of mcqueenworld



the forgiveness skull butterfly grid scarf



god fearing circular scarf



butterfly circular scarf



butterfly skull scarf



butterfly kaleidoscope scarf



full tityus big skull scarf



psalm 113 circular scarf



typhon skull scarf



panegyric skull scarf




  • Damien Hirst is also starring in a new movie with River Phoenix and collaborating on a new album with Curt Cobain

    scotto says:
  • the scarfs are simplistic and boring
    >>>so easily done on the computer
    AND NO THOUGHT TO THE EDGES/BORDERS and what the edges do/mean/represent
    i am: paedra.com
    and i have done better

    Paedra says:
  • incredible, inspiring, soooo beautiful!

    ehud oren says:
  • incredible’ inspiring, soooo beautiful!!!

    ehud oren says:
  • I can’t believe I like these as much as I do. I want one framed on my wall…

    Smarter Alec says:

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