Jil Sander Präsens

4 November 2017 – 6 May 2018

Exhibition Opening: Friday, 3 November 2017, 7 pm

Jil Sander is one of the most influential fashion designers of her generation. Her first solo exhibition ever to take place in a museum will consist of large-scale, multi-media installations and tableaus devoted to the impact of her design approach on the aesthetics, material and form of fashion and product design, architecture and garden art.

The presentation, which could hardly be more multifaceted, will showcase the ingenuity and creative power of a designer whose aim is to bring out a person’s personality. Jil Sander’s fame is synonymous with her “modern mission”. And modern for her is a design which impowers the individual. Thus, the exhibition centers on a crucial question: What is the key to quality in design?

Curator: Matthias Wagner K


Photo credits: Portrait Jil Sander, Marie Claire Germany, 1991 © Peter Lindbergh; Jil Sander cosmetic campaign: Sander for Men, 1999 © Raymond Meier; Jil Sander campaign A/W 2013/2014 model: Edie Campbell © David Sims; Jil Sander campaign S/S 1996 © Craig McDean; Jil Sander campaign A/W 2004/2005 model: Lily Donaldson © David Sims; Jil Sander Showroom Milan, 2000 © Paul Warchol; Jil Sander campaign S/S 1996, model: Guinevere van Seenus © Craig McDean


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