Yohji Yamamoto at Design Museum Holon,Israel July – October 2012

Dear Shaded Viewers,

Over the last 40 years Yohji Yamamoto has made a vital contribution to the fashion world, the Design Museum Holon, Israel celebrates the 60th anniversary of theJapan -Israel relationship as well as the 40th anniversary of Yamamoto's company, Y's.

Yohji says "After exhibiting inLondon,Florence and Paris, it is a natural flow for me to organise anexhibitionin Israel this time – a country very rich inculture. In an era where we only receive prepared information, as a thinker,I want to see Israel with my own eyes and feel it through my skin to get to know it well.Now I will be able to experience it live."

The exhibition is curated by Galit Gaon,Design Museum Holon's CHief Curator. A series of sites pecific installations will be designed which embrace and respond to Ron Arad's iconic building. 

 Over 80 Yohji Yamamoto signature women's andmenswear silhouettes will be exhibited exploring the relationship between places, people and clothing and design. 

Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.