Reading Fashion in Art

This concise and accessible book provides a step-by-step guide to analysing dress in art, including paintings, photographs, drawings and art installations. The step-by-step methodology helps the reader learn to look at any work of art that includes the dressed or undressed body and confidently develop a critical analysis of what they see.  Includes iconic and lesser known works of art and recognising themes such as status and identity, modernity, ideals of beauty, gender, race, globalization and politics.  An essential handbook for any gallery visitor as well as an ideal introductory text for anyone interested in fashion or art history.

Paperback, 224 pages.
Measures approx 25 x 19cm.

    Collections: Art, Books, The Arts

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