The connections between art and fashion define specific moments in history. Both of these mediums reflect the social, economic, and political changes from the roaring twenties to the flamboyance of the eighties. Here are four examples of artists and fashion designers who have helped shape society through their work.
American artist Jasper Johns has left no medium untouched throughout his pursuit of painterly perfection. From subverting Abstract Expressionism to pioneering a Neo-Dada resurgence in New York City, he’s now best recognized for his depictions of ordinary household objects like the U.S. flag. His brilliant biography further highlights this illustrious career.
- My Modern Met - Emma Taggart
Throughout human history, people have loved telling stories. From poetry and literature to music and art, we tell tales through a variety of media. One of the most effective tools for revealing a narrative
- My Modern Met - Sara Barnes
Artist Victor Solomon looks to basketball as a vessel for his creativity. Through his ongoing project titled Literally Balling, he explores the “icons and totems” of the sport and adds opulence to them