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Fashion And Art

Author : Adam Geczy
ISBN : 9780857852137
Genre : Design
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For at least two centuries, fashion and art have maintained a competitive love-hate relationship. Both fashion and art construct imaginary worlds, and use a language of style to invigorate beliefs, perceptions and ideas. Until now the crossovers of fashion and art have received only scattered treatment and suffered from a dearth of theorization. As an attempt to theorize the area, this collection of new and updated essays is the most well-rounded and authoritative to date. Some of the world's foremost scholars in the field are assembled here to explore the art-fashion nexus in numerous ways: from aesthetics and performance to masquerade and media. Original and inspiring, this book will not only secure 'art-fashion' as a discrete area of study, but also suggest new critical pathways for exploring their continuing cross-pollination. Fashion and Art is essential reading for students and scholars of fashion, art history and theory, cultural studies and related fields.

Fashion And Imagination

Author : Jos Arts
ISBN : 9089101403
Genre : Art
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Fashion and Imagination recounts in words and images fashion's exciting relationship with photography, film, visual art, performance art, architecture and literature.

Art And Fashion

Author : Alice Mackrell
ISBN : 0713488735
Genre : Design
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Long overdue is this look at a centuries-old love affair: the close relationship between art and fashion. From the Renaissance, when painters first sought to accurately capture the form, color, and texture of clothing, to today, when models strut down the runway in virtual works of art, the influence has flowed both ways. Illustrated throughout with paintings, designer sketches, and fashion plates, this groundbreaking study includes a chronology of art movements and appendices of fashion designers and fashion houses. It will provide a wealth of eye-opening insights to those who visit showrooms and galleries, and a treasury of creative inspiration for workers in studios and ateliers.

Fashion And The Art Of Pochoir

Author : April Calahan
ISBN : 0500239398
Genre : Design
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A celebration of the painstaking hand-stenciling technique, pochoir, used to create the glorious, rarely seen fashion illustrations of the early twentieth century

Fashion And Fiction

Author : Aileen Ribeiro
ISBN : 9780300109993
Genre : Art
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Relatively few garments survive from before the eighteenth century, and the history of costume in the preceding centuries must therefore rely to a great extent on literary and visual evidence. This book, the first of its kind, examines Stuart England through the mirror of dress. It argues that both artistic and literary sources can be read and decoded for important information on dress and the way it was perceived in a period of immense political, social, and cultural change. Focusing on the rich visual culture of the seventeenth century, including portraits, engravings, fashion plates, and sculpture, and on literary sources--poetry, drama, essays, sermons--the distinguished historian of dress Aileen Ribeiro creates a fascinating account of Stuart dress and how it both reflected and influenced society. Supported by a wealth of illustrative images, she explores such varied themes as court costumes, the masque, the ways in which political and religious ideologies could be expressed in dress, and the importance of London as a fashion center. This beautiful book is an indispensable and authoritative account of what people wore and how it related to Stuart England’s cultural climate.

Art Fashion

Author : E.P. Cutler
ISBN : 9781452149509
Genre : Art
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Art + Fashion is as exciting and elegant as the creative partnerships it celebrates. In this abridged reading edition, readers will enjoy the book's sparkling and informative text in its entirety, plus a single stunning representative photo of each of the 25 collaborative projects profiled. Spanning numerous eras, men and women's fashion, and a wide range of art mediums, these collaborations reveal the astonishing work that results when luminaries from the art world (such as Pollock, Haring, and Hirst) come together with icons of the fashion world (including Saint Laurent, Westwood, McQueen). From 20th-century legends such as Elsa Schiaperelli and her famous lobster dress painted by Salvador DalĂ­ to 21st-century trailblazers such as Cindy Sherman and her self-portraits in vintage Chanel, these electric and provocative pairings brim with the energy and possibility of powerful forces uniting.

The Art Of Fashion

Author : Jan Brand
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215351003
Genre : Fashion
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Contemporary fashion designers increasingly work in the field of the visual arts and so influence the art world. the exhibition "The art of fashion": Installing Allusions" focuses on the dynamic boundary between fashion and art. At th heart of the exhibition are exclusive new works by five of the world{u2019}s leading fashion designers. Specially for the exhibition The H+F Fashion on the Edge Foundations has invited Viktor & Rolf, Naomi Filmer, Hussein Chalayan, anna-Nicole Ziesche and Walter van Beirendonck to create new works that abandon the principle of wearable clothing. the themes suggested by these commissioned works are explored in more than fifty objects by an international group of artists and designers who work in a similar manner. Exhibiton; Museum Boijmans van Beuninging, Rotterdam; Sept. 19th 2009 - Jan. 10th, 2010.

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