Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Eiko Ishioka; An Homage To A Grand Artist

As a visual artist whose career spans several fields, Eiko Ishioka has created some of the most remarkable works of our time. Best known as the Academy Award winner  for Best Costume Design for "Bram Stoker's Dracula" directed by Francis Ford Coppola, Ishioka's long list of credits includes a Grammy Award for the cover design of Miles Davis' Tutu album, two Tony Award nominations for the stage and costume design of the Broadway play M. Butterfly, to name just a few.

The multi-talented artist whose stunning work for stage, screen, advertising, and print media has died on January 21, 2012, in Tokyo. Eiko Ishioka's provocative and beautiful vision will continue to touch viewers for years to come. The revolutionary costume designer remembered through stills.

Stills from Mirror, Mirror, 2012
Copyright © 2011 Independent

Stills from Immortals, 2011
Photo by Jan Thijs © War of the Gods, LLC.

Stills from The Fall, 2006
© GOOGLY Films, LLC.

Stills from The Cell, 2000
© New Line Cinema

Stills from Bram Stoker's Dracula, 1992
© American Zoetrope @Columbia Pictures

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