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Punk : chaos to couture

Author: Andrew Bolton; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); et al
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, ©2013.
Series: Metropolitan Museum of Art series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Since its origins in the 1970s, punk has had an explosive influence on fashion. With its eclectic mixing of stylistic references, punk effectively introduced the postmodern concept of bricolage to the elevated precincts of haute couture and directional ready-to-wear. As a style, punk is about chaos, anarchy, and rebellion. Drawing on provocative sexual and political imagery, punks made fashion overtly hostile and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Catalogue d'exposition (Descripteur de forme)
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Bolton; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); et al
ISBN: 9781588394897 1588394891 9780300191851 0300191855
OCLC Number: 861174528
Notes: Publ. conjointement avec l'exposition "PUNK: chaos to couture" tenue au "Metropolitan Museum of Art", du 9 mai au 14 août 2013.
Description: 239 p. : nombreuses ill. (certaines en coul.) ; 33 cm.
Series Title: Metropolitan Museum of Art series
Responsibility: [Andrew Bolton ... et al.].
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"at once enlightening and fascinating." -Women's Wear Daily * Women's Wear Daily * "This striking catalogue, published to accompany the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute show of the same Read more...

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