Derek Maxfield

Fifth of July Screenprint

6 Color Print   l   Edition of 80
On the fifth of July, 1946, French designer Louis Reard unveiled a two-piece
swimsuit at the Piscine Molitor, a popular swimming pool in Paris. This daring
new fashion, dubbed the bikini, was named after the U.S. atomic bomb
tests off the coast of Bikini Atoll earlier that week.