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Koda, Harold

Works: 94 works in 288 publications in 2 languages and 8,860 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Pictorial works  Cross-cultural studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: TT502, 746.92092
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Most widely held works about Harold Koda
Most widely held works by Harold Koda
Extreme beauty : the body transformed by Harold Koda( Book )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Over time and across cultures, shifting concepts of beauty have given rise to extraordinary fashions that constrict, pad, minimize, or exaggerate various zones of the body. This stimulating book displays and discusses an array of such extreme fashion practices"--Back cover
Haute couture by Richard Martin( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published to accompany an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute, this appealing book provides a lively survey of the history of haute couture from its beginnings with the formation of the House of Worth in mid-nineteenth-century Paris to the present-day creations of fashion's major designers. One section of the book features a survey of designs that exemplify the rise of haute couture - that is, fashion driven by the artistic expression of the designer rather than by the dictates of clients - including garments such as Poiret's "sorbet" lampshade gown, Chanel's "little black dress," Dior's New Look, and Balenciaga's sack dress. Among the contemporary couturiers featured are Gianni Versace, Yves Saint Laurent, and Christian Lacroix. Most of the designs are in the permanent collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and were photographed especially for this book. The authors have given special prominence to the highly specialized skills that are the foundation of haute couture. Chapters examine tailoring and dressmaking techniques as well as the intricate decoration produced by embroiderers, beaders, lace makers, feather workers, and other craftspeople on whom couturiers rely for unique expression of their ideas
Chanel by Harold Koda( Book )
10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A travers une revue de tenues qui vont des années 20 aux derniers podiums, le MET présente une des plus importante rétrospéctive sur la Maison Chanel
Dangerous liaisons : fashion and furniture in the eighteenth century by Harold Koda( Book )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Published after the closing of the critically acclaimed and hugely popular exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum in the fall of 2004, Dangerous Liaisons focuses on fashion and its interplay with the paintings, furniture, and decorative arts of eighteenth-century France. Set against a background of French Rococo and Neoclassical masterpieces of paintings, furniture, and decorative arts in the Museum's Wrightsman Galleries, these charming images reveal how French style in fashon and interiors was not only meant to be beautiful, but also to attract, arouse and seduce the viewer."--The Metropolitan Museum of Art web site
Jocks and nerds : men's style in the twentieth century by Richard Martin( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Goddess : the classical mode by Harold Koda( Book )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Om den græsk-romerske klædedragts inspiration for modeskabere
Giorgio Armani by Germano Celant( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poiret by Harold Koda( Book )
13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the annals of fashion history, Paul Poiret is known for liberating women from corsets and introducing pantaloons for women. This book explores his radical modernity from a number of perspectives. It describes the historical context of his work; its relation to the dominant artistic discourses of the early twentieth century; and more
Christian Dior by Richard Martin( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Authors Richard Martin and Harold Koda, curator and associate curator, respectively, of The Costume Institute, present that corpus chronologically, and they also consider each piece as an artistic attainment and the whole as an artistic enterprise. Dior is viewed through his personal aesthetic: attention is paid to his deliberate stylistic evolution, his historicism, and his characteristic style gestures, called "Diorisms." Thus, Dior is reconsidered as a designer of artistic conviction and cautious style. Without denying Dior his magic, the photographs and texts in this book show him as a designer of skilled system and intelligence. The suite of more than 150 photographs, made expressly for this volume and published here for the first time, document the greatest collection of Dior's work in the world, which resides in The Costume Institute
The model as muse : embodying fashion by Harold Koda( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Splash! : a history of swimwear by Richard Martin( Book )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and German and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Schiaparelli & Prada : impossible conversations by Andrew Bolton( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Met's Spring 2012 Costume Institute exhibition, Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, explores the striking affinities between Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada, two Italian designers from different eras. Inspired by Miguel Covarrubia's "Impossible Interviews" for Vanity Fair in the 1930s, the exhibition features orchestrated conversations between these iconic women to suggest new readings of their most innovative work. Iconic ensembles will be presented with videos of simulated conversations between Schiaparelli and Prada directed by Baz Luhrmann, focusing on how both women explore similar themes in their work through very different approaches"--Publisher's website
Infra-apparel by Richard Martin( Book )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orientalism : visions of the East in western dress by Richard Martin( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles James : beyond fashion by Harold Koda( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles James, often considered to be America's first couturier, was renowned in the 1940s and 1950s as a master at sculpting fabric for the female form and creating fashions that defined mid-century glamour. Although James had no formal training as a dressmaker, he created strikingly original and complex designs, including intricate ball gowns worn by members of high society in New York and Europe. This lavishly illustrated book offers a comprehensive study of James' life and work, highlighting his virtuosity and inventiveness as well as his influence on subsequent fashion designers. Featuring exciting new photography of the spectacular evening dresses James produced between 1947 and 1955, this publication includes enlightening details of these intricate creations alongside vintage photographs and rarely seen archival items, such as patterns, muslins, dress forms and sketches. A detailed and illustrated chronology of James' life describes his magnetic personality, his unorthodox design processes, his colourful supporters - such as Salvador Dali, Elsa Schiaparelli, Christian Dior, and Cristobal Balenciaga - and profiles of a number of his famous clients, such as Gypsy Rose Lee
The historical mode : fashion and art in the 1980s by Richard Martin( Book )
6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flair : fashion collected by Tina Chow by Richard Martin( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rare bird of fashion : the irreverent Iris Apfel by Iris Barrel Apfel( Book )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Et portræt af designeren Iris Apfel og hendes ekspressive og multikuturelle design gennem 50 år. Med introduktion af Harold Koda og biografi skrevet af Iris Apfel selv
Giorgio Armani : images of man by Richard Martin( Book )
7 editions published in 1990 in English and German and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Design : Takaaki Matsumoto by Amy Wilkins( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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