Paradise Row presents the first solo show of Jean Charles de Castelbajac. Throughout his ground breaking career as a fashion designer, Castelbajac has employed a strategy of ‘cultural hijacking’ – the appropriation, recycling and synthesis of images, signs, symbols and styles from both popular culture and high art to create still newer designs and visions. In keeping with his openness to the ever-shifting world of contemporary visual culture, Castelbajac has collaborated with artists including Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, Bettina Rheims and Loulou Picasso.
Jean-Charles de Castelbajac “Triumph of the Sign”
Date: April 3rd – May 2nd, 2009
Open: Wed – Sat 12:00 – 18:00
Place: Paradise Row
Address: 17 Hereford Street, London, E2 6EX
Tel: +44 20 7613 3311
Text: kazumi oiwa