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ISBN-13: 9781847887832
Publisher: Berg Publishers
Publication date: 03/01/2012
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,226,262
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Adam Geczy is an artist and writer. He is Senior Lecturer at Sydney College of the Arts, Australia, and author of several books including (with Michael Carter) Reframing Art (Berg, 2005) and Art: Histories, Theories and Exceptions (Berg, 2008), a Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2009.

Vicki Karaminas is Associate Professor of Fashion Studies and Associate Head of the School of Design at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. She is the Executive Director and Chair of Fashion for the Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand and the Chair for Subcultural Style and Identity for the Popular Culture and American Culture Associations. She is the editor of The Men's Fashion Reader (Berg, 2009), Fashion in Fiction (Berg, 2009) and The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Adam Geczy and Vicki Karaminas
1. Fashion: Valerie Steele, The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, USA
2. Art: Nancy Troy, Stanford University, USA
3. Aesthetics: Llewellyn Negrin, University of Tasmania, Australia
4. Modernity: Adam Geczy, Sydney College of the Arts, Australia
5. Conceptual: Hazel Clark, Parsons the New School of Design, USA
6. Body: Joanne Eicher, University of Minnesota, USA
7. Beauty: Morag Martin, State University of New York, USA
8. Boundaries: Diana Crane, University of Pennsylvania, USA
9. Authenticity: Efrat Tseëlon, Leeds University, UK
10. Performance: Herbert Blau, University of Washington, USA
11. Dressing up: Mary Gluck, Brown University, USA
12. Clothing: Margaret Maynard, University of Queensland, Australia
13. Patronage: Nicky Ryan, University of the Arts, London, UK
14. Painting: Aileen Ribeiro, University of London, UK
15. Image: Vicki Karaminas, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
16. Exhibition: Alistair O'Neil, Central St Martins, London, UK
17. Curatorial: Barbara Heinemann, Goldstein Museum of Design, University of Minnesota, USA

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