26 May – 1 October 2017
Anna Sui is the classic American fashion designer. From Detroit to New York, her signature rock-n-roll romanticism reinvents pop culture for every new generation. Since her first catwalk show in 1991, Sui has shaped not only the garments, textiles, accessories, beauty and interiors which comprise her design universe, but also the course of fashion history. The World of Anna Sui features over 100 looks from the designer’s archive, presenting a roll call of archetypes from Surfers and School Girls to Hippies, Mods and Punks. This is the first time an American designer has been the focus of a retrospective exhibition in the UK.
Exhibition on Tour
This exhibition will be available to hire from May 2022, please get in touch to find out more.
NSU Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, USA | 28 February – 3 October 2021
Modern Art Museum, Shanghai, China | 6 June – 30 August 2020
Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, USA | 12 September 2019 – 23 February 2020
TV Asahi, Tokyo, Japan | 14 July – 19 August 2018