• A New Book Explains Supreme's Visual References

    8 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    One of the stand-out features of Supreme collections is the cultural references throughout the collection. For Spring/Summer 2018 , for example, the New York label had “Alphabet” pieces similar to work by Erté as well as nods to artists Richard Estes, Lee Quinones and Daniel Johnston in its collection.
    These visual references will now be the subject of a new book, compiled by the brains behind the supremecopies Instagram. The 120-page book follows the same formula as the Instagram account, with Supreme pieces pictured alongside the inspirations and reference points for pieces from...
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  • A new book unpacks Supreme's most niche references

    A new book unpacks Supreme's most niche references

    8 monthes ago - By Dazed Digital

    Since launching in 2016, the faceless founder behind IG's supremecopies account has been dedicated to documenting Supreme's influences, references, and cheeky visual thefts. Part of Supreme's appeal is its ‘borrowing' practices, which pick over everything from vintage fashion to fine art, and from niche subcultures' visuals to those of seminal graphic designers. Take, for example, the Fauvist style of
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