Photograph, Hairstyle 2, 2011
Palau creates fantastic hairstyles inspired by history, art, music, and street style. He interprets and distorts these stylistic sources, yielding designs that challenge accepted norms of beauty. He consistently pushes the field—and our eye—forward. Beautifully photographed by Fabien Baron, the design presented here sculpts hair into a strange and totemic artifact. Palau mixes androgyny and ambiguity, and contrasts historicism and futurism.
It is credited
Courtesy of Guido Palau.
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Its dimensions are
H x W: 170.2 × 125.1 cm (5 ft. 7 in. × 49 1/4 in.) (framed)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.