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Bare Witness

Clothing and Nudity

Bare Witness( )
Author: Martin, Richard
Koda, Harold
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Fashion describes, articulates, and makes metaphors of the human body. Inexorably, fashion is a window through which we perceive the body as constructed from a reconciliation between the impulse to modesty and the desire to express oneself through one's physical presence. Specifically, fashion opens windows to the body that frame and define the whole and its parts. "Bare Witness," an exhibition held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from April to August 1996, strove to see fashion's...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Design / Fashion & Accessories
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 10.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.4 Pounds
Author Biography
Martin, Richard (Author)
Harold Koda is Curator of The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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