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Garmenting : costume as contemporary art

Contributor(s): Publisher: New York : Museum of Arts and Design, [2022]Copyright date: ©2022Description: 135 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cmISBN:
  • 9781646570072
  • 1646570073
Subject(s): Genre/Form: LOC classification:
  • NK4860 .G37 2022
Contents:
A brief history of garmenting / Alexandra Schwartz -- Exhibition themes / Alexandra Schwartz -- Performance and garmenting / Lydia Brawner -- The sartorial uncanny / Rhonda Garelick -- Human qualities and material properties : border-crossing costume, fashion, and garmenting / Karen G. Oen -- Sophie possesses Eliza / Jonathan Michael Square.
Summary: "Garmenting: Costume as Contemporary Art centers on contemporary artists' explorations of how dress both expresses and shapes who we are-our personal, cultural, and political identities-and it is my hope that their work will help stimulate discussion and foster understanding during these troubled times. As the quintessential "outside the box" thinkers, artists have always been on the front lines of driving and processing social change; there is a reason cutting-edge art has long been referred to by a military term, "avant-garde." As society rebuilds, artists' insights about our world and how we inhabit it are more necessary than ever"-- Provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: 2022 New: Fashion & Sustainability | 2022 New: Fine Arts
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Book Limited Loan Book Limited Loan Whitecliffe Library General Shelves General NK 4860 GAR (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 0014247

"This book is published in conjunction with the exhibition Garmenting: Costume as Contemporary Art, presented at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, from March 12 to August 14, 2022."

Includes bibliographical references.

A brief history of garmenting / Alexandra Schwartz -- Exhibition themes / Alexandra Schwartz -- Performance and garmenting / Lydia Brawner -- The sartorial uncanny / Rhonda Garelick -- Human qualities and material properties : border-crossing costume, fashion, and garmenting / Karen G. Oen -- Sophie possesses Eliza / Jonathan Michael Square.

"Garmenting: Costume as Contemporary Art centers on contemporary artists' explorations of how dress both expresses and shapes who we are-our personal, cultural, and political identities-and it is my hope that their work will help stimulate discussion and foster understanding during these troubled times. As the quintessential "outside the box" thinkers, artists have always been on the front lines of driving and processing social change; there is a reason cutting-edge art has long been referred to by a military term, "avant-garde." As society rebuilds, artists' insights about our world and how we inhabit it are more necessary than ever"-- Provided by publisher.

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