James Clar | Versace Singular Suit (2009)
James Clar is an American visual artist who uses technology as a medium to critique the dissociative affects of technology itself.
James Clar, media art, lighting art, light art, pop art, interactive art, led art, minimal, installation, 3d cube, jamesclar, light and space, new media, American visual artist, medium, dissociative, disruptive technology, technology
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Versace Singular Suit


3 m x 3 m x 2 m
Versace Suit, Mannequin, FL tubes, Acrlyic


Created for The Singular Suit exhibition at Somerset House, London. Organized by and featured in Esquire Magazine.


18 major fashion designers were asked to select an artist or designer to collaborate in re-imagining the classic suit. The following are the list of collaborations.


1. Richard James + artist Spencer Tunick
2. Sir Paul Smith + sculptor Richard Woods
3. Christopher Bailey of Burberry + musician George Craig
4. John Galliano + photographer Zanna
5. Patrick Grant at Norton & Sons + Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller
6. Kim Jones at Dunhill + artist Terence Koh
7. Graeme Fidler at Aquascutum + Turner Prize-winning sculptor Antony Gormley
8. Henry Holland + Scott Campbell (Marc Jacobs’ tattooist)
9. Dolce & Gabbana + designer/architect/sculptor Ron Arad
10. Donatella Versace + light artist James Clar
11. Tommy Hilfiger + musician Joey Ramone
12. Paul Elbers at Louis Vuitton + artist Christian Schoeler
13. Kris Van Assche at Dior + artist Mat Collishaw
14. Italo Zucchelli at Calvin Klein + artist Nate Lowman
15. Giorgio Armani + theatre artist/designer Robert Wilson
16. Bruno Pieters at Hugo Boss + artist Jan De Cock
17. Ralph Lauren + Ferrari