What Does Virgil Abloh Know?
New York Magazine just did a piece on Virgil Abloh that covers his creative thinking and the rise of his Off White label. Definitely worth the read.
“My big premise is current culture, the young people providing content, you know,” he says. He goes on, wondering, “Are we young designers, living up to” our potential? Or “are we just making things which are cool? Are we past the threshold of artistically viable, and in the threshold of incredibly important work? And I think that me as a creator, that’s my drive, actually. I don’t think I’ve achieved anything. I’m trying to learn by doing and get this crescendo, I guess, of making culturally important things in the same way that Basquiat or Warhol did.” - Virgil Abloh
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