POETICCOLLECTIVE

SS17

MNMSLM

"If the art is not tangible,
how do we know it exists?"

This years spring/summer collection takes its inspiration from the minimalist art movement of the 1960s, using the ideas of some of the first minimalist artists as a starting point.

One of the most influential artists of the minimalist movement was Yves Klein.

Klein believed that by achieving the purest form of the blue primary color, the painting would output enough energy by itself to capture and captivate its audience.

Indeed many people have testified to the radiant energy of the artworks of Yves Klein and the deep blue color they possess.

This board is an attempt of capturing this energy and the ideas of Klein. It features blue top and bottom layers and an embossed pattern that makes its surface come alive in a way that closer resembles a painted canvas.