BOB MACKIE DEBUTS SERIES OF FASHION AND COSTUME ILLUSTRATIONS
NEW YORK, NY, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ â€”Â Legendary fashion and costume designerÂ Bob Mackie is launching the first series of his fashion and costume illustrations for sale exclusively atÂ BobMackie.com and on the Bob MackieÂ Facebook Fanpage. The illustrations, curated from Mackieâ€™s extensive archives, showcase Mackieâ€™s exquisite, imaginative, whimsical and wonderfully glamorous designs over the past four decades.
The first series of reproductions, comprisingÂ 46 illustrations, are fine art gicleÃ©s, printed on archival stock, and sold stylishly matted and framed. Each illustration is available in two sizes, 14â€x17â€ ($69) and 21â€x25â€ ($179).
Bob Mackieâ€™s stunning costume designs have earned him nineÂ Emmy Awards, 31 Emmy Award nominations and threeÂ Oscar nominations. His innovative work in the entertainment world, including designing costumes for â€œThe Carol Burnett Showâ€ and â€œThe Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour,â€ is legendary. His awe-inspiring costumes have been worn by hundreds of celebrities includingÂ Carol Burnett, Cher, Tina Turner, Pink, Katy Perry, Eva Longoria, Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Diahann Carroll, Diana Ross, Madonna, BeyoncÃ©, Jennifer Lopez, and of course,Â Barbie. The crowning achievement, thus far, is his 2002 induction into theÂ Television Academy Hall of Fame. Mackie is the only costume designer in the Television Hall of Fame.