Artwear: Fashion and Anti-fashion
|Rating||:||4.25 (821 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||160 Pages|
great book Sandy This book has a lot of color pictures, fantastic, imaginative artwear, much to make new ideas flow, worth keeping to revitalize the thought processes every now and again.. Art To Wear As Done BY Top Artists in the Field There are two different camps in wearable art, the home sewer-crafter group and the artist group. This book DOES NOT COVER the home-sewer crafter group. IT DOES COVER those who want to become wearable artists, producing works fit for art galleries, art museums and major art to w. "Artistry in Apparel" according to laurel. There are very few books which even begin to explore the topic of wearable art. I would almost be willing to say that this is "the" book on the subject. I first borrowed this book through interlibrary loan and sketched several pieces into my notebook. At some point I felt that I
About the Author Curator of Textiles at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco from 1992 to 2002,is now an independent consultant specializing in costumes and textiles.
Curator of Textiles at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco from 1992 to 2002,is now an independent consultant specializing in costumes and textiles.
She then traces the history of this art form as it developed out of the hippie styles and studio fiber art of the 1960s and 1970s until today, highlighting many of the leading practitioners and discussing its characteristic forms and processes.The works brought together range from pieces that are only technically wearable to one-of-a-kind works that are at home either on one's back or on one's wall to limited-edition luxury clothing.Artwear will be invaluable to fashion designers and students, art and textiles professionals, craftspeople, and anyone with an interest in t