MICHAEL DARLING is James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator at the MCA Chicago.
"The show's hefty, excellent catalog embraces this spirit, deploying a titillating level of detail."-The New York Times
"When Virgil Abloh breathes, his CO2 is practically up on eBay
the next day -- so we imagine his new book, Figures of
Speech... won't be long for this world." -New York
"The work of Off-White designer Virgil Abloh is documented in this stylish, special edition book that captures everything from street culture to high fashion."--Paper "Figures of Speech is packed with 1,932 images and a number of essays which discuss race, contemporary art history, streetwear and more. Altogether, the Prestel-produced book spans 496 pages and features a fittingly minimalist hardback cover."-HypeBeast "...the object that is really worth coveting is the book. More than a simple catalog it's a 500 page User's Manual to his career." -Core77 "Expect it to fly off the shelves like freshly baked cookies" --Buro
"Designer and creative director Virgil Abloh has a new coffee table book you'll want to make space for in your living room. A particularly cool addition to your coffee table or bookshelf..." -AIROWS