The Link Between Fashion And Art

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Stephanie Harper

The Link Between Fashion And Art

The term "fashion" is frequently used in a positive sense, as a synonym for glamour, beauty and style. In this sense, fashions are a sort of communal art, through which a culture examines its notions of beauty and goodness. It’s the make or form of anything, the style, shape, appearance, or mode of a structure.

Casablanca Migueles has analyzed each of Jesús del Pozo’s collections –both spring/summer collections and autumn/winter collections- from the year 1974 onwards. During the 1980s, the researcher worked as an illustrator for his atelier. This close relationship is one of the factors that explains the quality of the study.
This study is the first of this kind ever conducted in Spain. The researcher states: “Fashion is so important today. It’s a socio-cultural phenomenon which individualizes the human body. To dress means both to be interpreted, and to interpret others”. He also declares that fashion reflects every change in our social values. “Nowadays, we live our sexuality in a much freer way. That is why we show our bodies and our underwear more frequently”.

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If we want to understand the close relationship between fashion and art, we have to look back at ancient societies. In Egypt, Greece or Rome "sculptures and paintings reflected what people used to wear".

Art is the products of human creativity, works of art collectively "a fine collection of art" the creation of beautiful or significant things. Art does not need to be innovative to be good.

Today artists and fashion designers who straddle the genres increasingly smudge the boundaries between painting and photography, architecture and sculpture, film, video and theatre - or even dance and performance when creating fashion ...

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