The Fourth Sex. Adolescent Extremes, Raf Simons
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Charta, 2003. Softcover. 440 pages. 25,5 x 20,5 cm. Used. VG · Some creasing to the spine and light bump to upper corner.  This catalogue is an essential, really. It does address the aspirations, dreams and insecurities in substantial detail of "the fourth sex", from who?, from adolescence's world. Cool and wild, here you can enjoy of film stills, fashion shoots, art works, magazines and vinyl covers. 440 pages and 359 illustrations of great artists, fashion designers, directors, and teenage iconography: Vanessa Beecroft, Raymond Pettibon, Mike Kelley, Tracey Emin, Ed Templeton, Andreas Gursky, Larry Clark, Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami, Paul McCarthy, Comme des Garçons, Helmut Lang, Jürgen Teller, Pier Paolo Pasolini... Beside well reasoned texts. This book helps you get into into the minds of teenagers. The fourth sex turns spotlight on a territory of transition crisscrossed by the most varied creative energies. The complex universe of contemporary cultureI in a brilliant book. If you missed this emblematic exhibition, come on, dude, this is your chance. [Orders of value equal or above 250€, like this book, have higher calculated shipping to be sent only by recorded, fully insured courier]