Raven Smith’s Men

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Part memoir, part commentary on masculinity, Raven Smith’s Men isn’t so much for men, as about them. Raven has been trying to distil what it is about men that has kept him intrigued his whole life. It boils down to three things. Firstly, he loves them. Secondly, he can see how endlessly problematic they are. Thirdly, both these things converge in his own sense of self and his own masculinity. Following on from his critical smash and Sunday Times best-selling debut, Raven Smith’s Trivial Pursuits, Raven returns with a pin-sharp, hilarious and incisive exploration of what it means to be a man in the modern day. This book is about men because, in an annoying way, everything is. We live in a patriarchy, but Raven has no agenda or vendetta. This book is his noticing of particular dynamics, a cautious reverence of a life lived in parallel with other men, observing masculinity’s odd amorphous boundaries.

Author/Artist/Designer

Raven Smith

Pages

288

Dimensions

14.1cm x 2.8cm x 22.2cm

ISBN

9780008457495

Product code

163032

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About the Exhibition
Fashioning Masculinities

Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear

At a moment of unprecedented creativity in men's fashion and reflection on gender, this exhibition​ explored how designers, tailors and artists – and their clients and sitters – have constructed and performed masculinity, and unpicked it at the seams.