Richard Harrison Martin. The man who left a legacy in the history of fashion and art.

A character worth knowing if you are a student of fashion or curious about history. Access here to all the books he wrote to bring value to the fashion world.

That's why we have researched so you can access a luxurious material.  Because there is no better investment than knowledge it is important to study his life and his creations.

Richard Martin was a scholar, lecturer, critic and curator, and a leading art and fashion historian.

He served as the editor in chief of Arts Magazine before his 1991 appointment as executive director of the Shirley Goodman Resource Center, which was responsible for FIT's exhibitions and collections.

Richard Martin taught art history from 1973 at New York University , the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), and the School of Visual Arts . In 1980 he became involved with fashion exhibitions at FIT where he worked with Harold Koda and Laura Sinderbrand, the director of FIT's Design Laboratory (now the Museum at FIT). He served as the editor in chief of Arts Magazine before his 1991 appointment as executive director of the Shirley Goodman Resource Center, which was responsible for FIT's exhibitions and collections.

Martin wrote over 100 scholarly papers on a wide range of subjects, such as Art History and the Assimilation of Images by Contemporary Artists , and Redress of the Nerds: The Assertion of Nerd Style in Men's Clothing and Imagery in the 1980s. 

He also wrote a number of books on fashion and art, including Fashion and Surrealism and Charles James , and co-authored others.

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Artists will often shy away from fashion and yet when it comes to incorporating fashion into their own work—such as David Salle using sort of 1950s fashion sketches in his work—that's perfectly acceptable.
Richard Martin

Below we share with you a link to the books he wrote, some in collaboration with another fashion visionary, Harold Koda. You can download his fashion books for free by clicking here. We hope you enjoy it. 

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