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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic; 01 edition (5 Jun. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1472527666
  • ISBN-13: 978-1472527660
  • Product Dimensions: 15.8 x 1.2 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 188,667 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This timely book explores the recent popularity of fashion in museums and its wider impact on the field. It is organized into three subjects: museums entering into fashion, controversy surrounding the nature of the fashion exhibition where essentially the human body is on display and lastly the practice of fashion in museums. Each chapter is written as a case study by authors with great experience in museum scholarship and curation including: Harold Koda & Jessica Glasscock of the Costume Institute, Julia Petrov of Alberta College of Art and Design and Rosemary Harden of The Fashion Museum in Bath, UK. Costume Society of America ...Effective and will be valuable for those studying the topic. It tackles intriguing themes and issues, offers unexpected perspectives, and mixes theory with concrete examples. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates through professionals/practitioners. -- C. E. Berg, Museum of History and Industry CHOICE There is enough food for thought for both the academic (university, academies, independent scholars) and the museum communities. -- Bianca M. Du Mortier, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Costume The edited collection of essays, Fashion and Museums: Theory and Practice includes accessible yet provocative discussions of historic, contemporary, and potential intersections between fashion and museums ... As such, this publication will appeal to those looking to develop collection strengths in the history of fashion, dress, and exhibition design as well as the critical study of fashion and its cultural and economic role in contemporary culture. -- Kathryn Stine, Senior Digital Curator, Visual Resources Center, UC Berkeley History of Art Art Libraries Society of North America

About the Author

Marie Riegels Melchior is Assistant Curator at Designmuseum, Denmark.

Birgitta Svensson is Professor and holder of the Hallwyl chair in European Ethnology at Nordiska museet and Stockholm University, Sweden.


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