Josiah Mcelheny Interactions Of The Abstract Body

Publisher White Cube

ISBN 9781906072766

If the human body has scarcely changed since we started walking upright, the history of fashion shows that we have always sought new and extraordinary ways to transform it. Through exhibitions and performances such as ‘An Historical Anecdote About Fashion’ (1999) and ‘The Metal Party’ (2001), McElheny has explored how the constantly shifting forms of fashion can often reveal the core beliefs and assumptions of any given era. With ‘Interactions of the Abstract Body’ McElheny pushed these ideas further, creating a large and varied body of work that looks at how fashion and modernism have intersected and influenced each other, especially through the common language of the body.

140 p, ills colour & bw, 22 x 30 cm, hb, English


Josiah Mcelheny  Interactions Of The Abstract Body