Martin Margiela at Lafayette Anticipations

Editor: Lafayette Anticipations and König Books
Authors: Chris Dercon, Rebecca Lamarche-Vadel, Friedrich Meschede, François Quintin and Balthasar Laury
Graphic Designers: Irma Boom
Photographers: Pierre Antoine, Martin Margiela
Size: 24x31 cm
Number of pages: 350
Nombre d\'illustrations : 115
Language: English
Date of release: Oct 2021
Price: 49€
ISBN: ISBN 978-3-7533-0101-3
The catalogue, entirely supervised by Martin Margiela himself in collaboration with the famous graphic designer Irma Boom and the Lafayette Anticipations editorial team, details in 350 pages the entire process of creating the works in the exhibition.

It alternates photos of the final works in the exhibition space with "making of" images, taken by the artist himself throughout his work. This book shows Martin Margiela's work of research and inspiration as well as his investment alongside the Foundation's teams, who have carried out their most important production project since the Foundation opened.

Conceived as a real workshop book, the catalogue includes several surprises, as Martin Margiela has always known how to reserve for his public. The texts put the artist in context and give a better understanding of each aspect of his work.
Chris Dercon recalls his training, his first works and his approach as an artist during his years as a fashion designer, Friedrich Meschede insists on the importance of serendipity in his approach, François Quintin focuses on several of Martin Margiela's obsessions within his work and Rebecca Lamarche-Vadel retraces the stages and objectives of this exhibition project.

An interview between Martin Margiela and Balthasar Laury shows some of the works through the eyes of a twelve-year-old child.