[automatically translated] The iconographic motif of the skull is one of the oldest and applicants in artistic tradition. In this contemporary world, going beyond the boundaries of art, it proliferates in the sphere of fashion and design. This migration was the turning point in For the Love of God (2007), the inlaid diamond skull, work by Damien Hirst, who was inspired by the fashion designer Alexander McQueen for his fashion creations and accessories. Spreading in mass culture image of skull acquires an autonomous life, forgetting his artistic derivation, and multiple charging of new symbolic values that make evident the contamination between art, fashion and design their own contemporary culture.
|Title of host publication||Costellazioni estetiche. Dalla storia alla neoestetica. Studi in onore di Luigi Russo|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|