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Top-News  |  25. July 2018

Eckhaus & Latta: Possessed

Eckhaus Latta and Alexa Karolinski, still from Surveillance, 2018. Digital video. Image courtesy the artists

Eckhaus Latta, Untitled (Preparatory drawing for Possessed), 2018. Colored pencil on paper. Image courtesy the artists

Eckhaus Latta, Untitled (Preparatory drawing for Possessed), 2018. Colored pencil on paper. Image courtesy the artists

Eckhaus Latta, Untitled (Preparatory drawing for Possessed), 2018. Colored pencil on paper. Image courtesy the artists

The Whitney to Present Eckhaus Latta: Possessed

 

NEW YORK, NY, May 29, 2018— This summer, the Whitney Museum of American Art will present the first museum solo exhibition of Eckhaus Latta, the New York-and Los Angeles-based fashion label, founded in 2011 by Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta. Eckhaus Latta: Possessed highlights the work of this compelling young design team who belong to a new generation of designers operating at the intersection of fashion and contemporary art. The exhibition, part of the Museum's emerging artist series, will be on view in the first-floor John R. Eckel, Jr. Foundation Gallery from August 3 through October 8, 2018. Access to the gallery is free of charge.

Eckhaus Latta's fashion designs—for which they are currently finalists for the 2018 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers—explore, in part, identity and reflect the fluid nature of gender and sexuality. While they fully participate in the fashion system, Latta and Eckhaus remain self-aware of their roles in consumer society. Their recognizable designs have featured experimental knitwear; a wide range of materials including lace, rust, and recycled fabrics; and a general approach that supersedes gender binaries. At times, models are sent down the runway wearing clothes that challenge traditional definitions of male and female. Vanessa Friedman, fashion director and chief fashion critic at the New York Times, wrote that their clothes "are a kind of petri dish of associative splicing," and that they "grapple honestly with what is on the designers' minds: questions of gender and difference and the details of fallible beauty..."

This will be the first exhibition related to fashion at the Museum in 21 years, since The Warhol Look: Glamour, Style, Fashion (1997).

 

 

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