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‘Beauty on Fire – for Zaha’ Rui Xu exhibition at the Zaha Hadid Design Gallery

The exhibition of clothing and dresses by Chinese fashion designer Rui Xu pays tribute to Zaha Hadid and her style which were equally inspiring and influential to Xu.

‘Zaha opened a window for my ideas’ explains Xu who created unique pieces for Hadid including the ‘Black Tears’ dress and the ‘Triumph’ cloak.

Rui Xu is a Chinese fashion designer and contemporary artist whose works bridge fashion, painting, music and performance. She was the director of Fashion Department at China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) and after studying at the Royal College of Art, Xu set up her studio in London. Her exhibitions include ‘From Xuan To Blindness’ at the Royal College of Art and the experimental fashion performance ‘Chant of Breath’ at the Saatchi Gallery.

8-14 June 2016, 1.00 - 6.00pm (closed Saturday + Sunday)

Zaha Hadid Design Gallery, 101 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7EZ

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