moma-hijabs-smallPlan ahead: Running October 01, 2017 through January 28, 2018, the Museum of Modern Art exhibition Items: Is Fashion Modern? presents a selection of 99 garments and accessories that have had a strong impact on history and society in the 20th and 21st centuries, continuing through today. The exhibition will examine how these wearable items are designed, manufactured, distributed, and used, while exploring the wide range of relationships between clothing and functionality, cultural etiquettes, aesthetics, politics, labor, economy, and technology. Pictured: Display figures with hijab, in East Jerusalem market. Photo by Danny-w. Some rights reserved. Used through Creative Commons. Courtesy Museum of Modern Art.


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