What artists wear | Author: Charlie Porter
Most of us live our lives in our clothes without realizing their power. But in the hands of artists, garments reveal themselves. They are pure tools of expression, storytelling, resistance and creativity: canvases on which to show who we really are.
In What Artists Wear, style luminary Charlie Porter takes us on an invigorating, eye-opening journey through the iconic outfits worn by artists, in the studio, on stage, at work, at home and at play. From Yves Klein's spotless tailoring to the kaleidoscopic costumes of Yayoi Kusama and Cindy Sherman; from Andy Warhol's signature denim to Charlotte Prodger's casualwear, Porter's roving eye picks out the magical, revealing details in the clothes he encounters, weaving together a new way of understanding artists, and of dressing ourselves.
18.0 x 11.3cm
Jumper | WAH-WAH x Kaylene Whiskey | Assorted Sizes
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This fabulous limited edition jumper features the artwork of Kaylene Whiskey of Iwantja Arts, located in the remote Indulkana Community on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands of South Australia. Kaylene Whiskey...
T-Shirt Dress | Sally M Nangala Mulda | Tangentyere Artists | Assorted Sizes
This boatneck t-shirt dress features the work of Sally M Nangala Mulda of Tangentyere Artists. Made in a limited edition of 100 and exclusively launched at the MCA Store Sydney...
T-Shirt | Bush Car by Cheryl McMillan | Tangentyere Artists | Assorted Sizes
This fabulous Bush Car t-shirt features the design of artist Cheryl Mcmillan of Ewyenper Atwatye Artists, Hidden Valley Town Camp in Alice Springs, Northern Territory. This design has become iconic for...