Bill Gibb a tribute to the fashion designer of the 70s.

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Published by City of Aberdeen, City Arts Department .

Written in English

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ContributionsAberdeen (Scotland). City Arts Department.
The Physical Object
Pagination18p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20208154M
ISBN 100900017252
OCLC/WorldCa24694014

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Bill Gibb was a renowned Scottish fashion designer who specialized in knitwear. He often collaborated with his friend Kaffe Fassett, and was known for his colourful and sometimes fantastical designs.

Gibb’s work is represented in the permanent collection of many museums, including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Metropolitan Museum of Art [ ].

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Length: cm Collar to hem, Width: 38 cm Across shoulders, Weight: kg. Object history note. The Bill Gibb Line. Originally commissioned for Look AgainThe Bill Gibb Line is a spoken-word film and exhibition inspired by the life and career of Scottish fashion designer Bill Gibb, which went on to be exhibited at Aberdeen Art Gallery in early The Bill Gibb Line podcast featuring all of the poems from the exhibition and a monologue of Gibb’s story can be heard on.

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Episode 2 of The Bill Gibb Line podcast is now online Apple Podcasts: Spotify: In the late s Fassett met the Scottish fashion designer Bill Gibb. Until Gibb's premature death inthey were very close friends and design collaborators, with Fassett creating many of the multicoloured, complex knitwear designs that became one of Gibb's trademarks.

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The Bill Gibb Line podcast available now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. I am a writer and performer based in Aberdeen, Scotland. Much of my work involves multi-disciplinary collaboration (visual artists, musicians, fashion designers) and my most recent creative works have overtly engaged with real-life material.

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Born William Elphinstone Gibb () near New Pitsligo, Fraserburgh, Scotland, Gibb grew up on a small dairy farm and in his youth he developed a passion for drawing. His talent was noticed by his art teacher at school in Fraserburgh and he was encouraged to move to London in to study at St.

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Gibb's work is represented in the permanent collection of many museums, including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Metropolitan /5(11). This is a very different Barry Gibb than the one who sat here two years ago, when his wife of 46 years, Linda — a former Miss Edinburgh whom Gibb met on Britain’s Top of the Pops in   Bill Gibb by Ian R.

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