McQueen of Hearts

10.5.2012

By Out.com Editors

Anne Deniau on 13 years with Lee Alexander McQueen

Photos: Copyright © 2012 Anne Deniau From Love Looks Not With the Eyes by Anne Deniau, published by Abrams

In 1997, Anne Deniau first encountered Alexander McQueen as he prepared for his debut couture collection for Givenchy, where she worked as a photographer. She grew close with the designer and was granted unprecedented access to him through his career. McQueen, who committed suicide in 2010, was tortured; and his creations were marks of the dark battles that raged within him. In her book, Deniau offers a compassionate glimpse at the artist backstage as he transformed his elegiac visions into objects that captivated the world’s attention.

Love Looks Not With the Eyes ($75, Abrams Books) is out now.

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