Art and Dress

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, Volume 8: West Europe, 2010, 1, pp. 522 - 527
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AAcademic art and popular dress emerge from different struc~ rural and intellectual systems. Nonetheless, fashion in the early twenty~first century often appears to be like art and art to be like fashion. Artists arc viewed as the ideal collaborators with fashion designers and the fashion industry, injecting the type of cultural capital they embody into products that have become synonymous with innovation and novelty. Artises throughout the twentieth century intervened in fashion culture, their antifash~ ion statements ranging from the oppositional critique of futur~ ism and vorticism to the stylish uniforms proposed and worn by contempoeary artist Andrea Zittel (1965-).
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