1998 Pleats Please Tim Hawkinson Print Pleated Cream Dress
Issey Miyake 1998 ‘Pleats Please’ cream colored long sleeve gown with Guest Series No. 3 artist Tim Hawkinson nude man printed across front. Structured shoulders create sculptural shape. Polyester micro pleated dress. A spectacular piece of wearable art. In excellent vintage condition with no flaws to note.
Short sleeve version seen in LACMA. Featured on the wall of Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art in Paris in 1998-1999. Hawkinson also created a 'Pneumatic Quilt' of multiple pieces as part of a showing in the Ace Gallery in New York.Labeled size F; one size fits most (size 0-16 depending on desired fit).