Addressing the century. 100 Years of Art & Fashion

This vividly illustrated book celebrates the close relationship between the worlds of art and fashion in the twentieth century. It traces a history of ideas from these two arenas, investigating their similarities and differences and the ways that both have been crucial to the development of twentieth-century culture. Topics explored include the role of theater and ballet in the 1930s; the place of the fashion mannequin and the tailor’s dummy in surrealist art; mutability and transience in art and fashion and fashion photography; and clothing’s effect on the presentation and perception of the body.

Text: Wollen Peter, Wilson Elizabeth et al. cm 23×28,5; pp. 120; COL and BW; paperback. Publisher: Hayward Gallery, London, 1998.

ISBN: 9781853321832| 1853321834

ID: AM-3397

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This vividly illustrated book celebrates the close relationship between the worlds of art and fashion in the twentieth century. It traces a history of ideas from these two arenas, investigating their similarities and differences and the ways that both have been crucial to the development of twentieth-century culture. Topics explored include the role of theater and ballet in the 1930s; the place of the fashion mannequin and the tailor’s dummy in surrealist art; mutability and transience in art and fashion and fashion photography; and clothing’s effect on the presentation and perception of the body.