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Fashion in European art: dress and identity, politics and the body, 1775-1925

Fashion in European art: dress and identity, politics and the body, 1775-1925

Young, Justine de, editor

Fashion reveals not only who we are, but whom we aspire to be. From 1775 to 1925, artists in Europe were especially attuned to the gaps between appearance and reality, participating in and often critiquing the making of the self and the image. Reading their portrayals of modern life with an eye to fashion and dress reveals a world of complex calculations and subtle signals. Extensively illustrated, this book explores the significance of historical dress over this period of upheaval, as well as the lived experience of dress and its representation

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Justine De Young
ISBN: 1788314484, 9781788314480
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Originally published: London: I.B. Tauris, 2017.
Physical Description: x, 275 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm.
Series: Dress cultures
Subject: Clothing and dress Social aspects.; Art and Design.; Fashion in art.; Art, European Themes, motives.; Clothing and dress in art.
Series Title: Dress cultures.