The Metropolitan Museum of Art honours Japanese fashion designer and founder of comme des Garcon — Rei Kawakubo with its spring exhibition.

The Met :“Rei Kawakubo/Comme de Garçons: Art of the In-Between” runs May 4 – September 4

The exhibition will be split into different themes: Absence/Presence, High/Low, Fashion/Antifashion and Object/Subject.

“She’s about innovation; she forces you to rethink notions of beauty, notions of the body, notions of fashion, notions of wearability — breaking down these barriers by creating hybrid identities.” Andrew Bolton, Curator in Charge of the Costume Institute.