doorgaan naar inhoud
The mechanical smile : modernism and the first fashion shows in France and America 1900-1929 Voorbeeldweergave van dit item
SluitenVoorbeeldweergave van dit item
Bezig met controle...

The mechanical smile : modernism and the first fashion shows in France and America 1900-1929

Auteur: Caroline Evans
Uitgever: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013] ©2013
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
Database:WorldCat
Samenvatting:
In the early 20th century, the desire to see clothing in motion flourished on both sides of the Atlantic: models tangoed, slithered, swaggered, and undulated before customers in couture houses and department stores. The Mechanical Smile traces the history of the earliest fashion shows in France and the United States from their origins in the 1880s to 1929, situating them in the context of modernism and the  Meer lezen...
Beoordeling:

(nog niet beoordeeld) 0 met beoordelingen - U bent de eerste

Onderwerpen
Meer in deze trant

 

Zoeken naar een in de bibliotheek beschikbaar exemplaar

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Bibliotheken met dit item worden gezocht…

Details

Genre/Vorm: History
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Caroline Evans
ISBN: 9780300189537 0300189532
OCLC-nummer: 809925932
Beschrijving: 331 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Inhoud: Introduction --
Prehistory: nineteenth century fashion modelling --
Paris 1900-1914: the rationalization of the body --
1900-1914: French fashion on the world stage --
America 1900-1917: show business --
1914-1919: wartime Paris and the nationalization of the body --
1919-1929: fashion in motion --
Architecture: factories of elegance --
Audiences: the commerce of the look --
Objects: industrial smiles --
Prolepsis: future bodies --
Movement: the mannequin walk --
Flow: the mannequin pose --
Postscript: balancing the books: between the legacy of the fashion show and the inheritance of the mannequin.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Caroline Evans.

Fragment:

A superlative study of the roots of the modern fashion show  Meer lezen...

Beoordelingen

Beoordelingen door gebruikers
Beoordelingen van GoodReads worden opgehaald...
Bezig met opvragen DOGObooks-reviews...

Tags

U bent de eerste.
Bevestig deze aanvraag

Misschien heeft u dit item reeds aangevraagd. Selecteer a.u.b. Ok als u toch wilt doorgaan met deze aanvraag.

Gekoppelde data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/809925932>
library:oclcnum"809925932"
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:copyrightYear"2013"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2013"
schema:description"In the early 20th century, the desire to see clothing in motion flourished on both sides of the Atlantic: models tangoed, slithered, swaggered, and undulated before customers in couture houses and department stores. The Mechanical Smile traces the history of the earliest fashion shows in France and the United States from their origins in the 1880s to 1929, situating them in the context of modernism and the rationalization of the body. Fashion shows came into being concurrently with film, and this book explores the connections between fashion and early cinema, which arguably functioned as what Walter Benjamin called "new velocities"--forces that altered the rhythms of modern life. Using significant new archival evidence, The Mechanical Smile shows how so-called "mannequin parades" employed the visual language of modernism to translate business and management methods into visual seduction. Caroline Evans, a leading fashion historian, argues for an expanded definition of modernism as both gestural and performative, drawing on literary and performance theory rather than relying on art and design history. The fashion show, Evans posits, is a singular nodal point where the disparate histories of commerce, modernism, gender, and the body converge."@en
schema:description"Introduction -- Prehistory: nineteenth century fashion modelling -- Paris 1900-1914: the rationalization of the body -- 1900-1914: French fashion on the world stage -- America 1900-1917: show business -- 1914-1919: wartime Paris and the nationalization of the body -- 1919-1929: fashion in motion -- Architecture: factories of elegance -- Audiences: the commerce of the look -- Objects: industrial smiles -- Prolepsis: future bodies -- Movement: the mannequin walk -- Flow: the mannequin pose -- Postscript: balancing the books: between the legacy of the fashion show and the inheritance of the mannequin."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1167692487>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The mechanical smile : modernism and the first fashion shows in France and America 1900-1929"@en
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB310686>
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Venster sluiten

Meld u aan bij WorldCat 

Heeft u geen account? U kunt eenvoudig een nieuwe gratis account aanmaken.