Garmenting: Costume As Contemporary Art to Open at Museum of Arts and Design in March, 2022

 

 

 

A young Yu, DMZ Performance(performance still), 2020. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Matthew Yu, Image dimensions: 6720px x 4480px

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will present Garmenting: Costume as Contemporary Art, the first global survey exhibition dedicated to the use of clothing as a medium of visual art. On view March 12 to August 14, 2022, the exhibition examines work by thirty-five international contemporary artists, from established names to emerging voices, several of whom will be exhibiting for the first time in the United States. By either making or altering clothing for expressive purposes, these artists create garments, sculpture, installation, and performance art that transforms dress into a critical tool for exploring issues of subjectivity, identity, and difference.

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