Fashion exhibitions not to be missed in 2017

Fashion exhibitions not to be missed in 2017

After the success of Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, which was the most popular exhibition in V&A’s history or the Manus x Machina at the Met last year, museums realised that fashion attracts huge numbers of visitors. Also the discussion whether fashion belongs to museums or whether they should be reserved for pure art only seems to be settled. In 2017…

Première Vision Paris sees the future in FashionTech
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Première Vision Paris sees the future in FashionTech

Anyone who has ever visited the Première Vision Paris knows that this is the point of reference for the future trends in textiles and fashion. The fair showcases anything from yarn, fabrics, knitwear, jeans, leather to manufacturing solutions and designs. This year Première Vision proved to be one of the most forward-thinking events in the fashion…

Fringes of Beauty, Textiel Museum Tilburg

Fringes of Beauty, Textiel Museum Tilburg

Fringes of Beauty is a new exhibition of Textiel Museum in a town of Tilburg, the Netherlands. The museum commissioned a number of artists to develop artworks that balance between good and bad taste, attraction and repulsion, fascination and discomfort. Artist Bart Hess who works across visual arts, performance and design created a set of…

Manus x Machina, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
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Manus x Machina, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Manus (hand) and machina (machine) are often seen as the opposites. It’s either one or the other. The hand-made symbolises craftsmanship, tradition, individuality, exclusivity. Machine-made is mass, fast, modern, progressive. The Industrial Revolution of XVIII-XIX centuries was one of the most important steps for the industry and society. Modern production methods replaced manual workforce and lead…