The New York Times
Items: Is Fashion Modern?
" is an intense game of catch-up and only the second exhibition in the Modern's history devoted to clothing design. Its predecessor - "Are Clothes Modern?" - was organized in 1944, by Bernard Rudofsky, a provocative architect and social historian who posited that most clothing was "anachronistic, irrational and harmful."
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