FRANKFURT — Is it the motor of our consumption-oriented society, a patriotic duty, an innocuous pastime, or, as some fashionistas might argue, an art form?
Shopping is a many splendored thing, as the exhibit of the same name at Frankfurt’s Schirn Kunsthalle amplifies. It’s a subject that has fascinated, aggravated, inspired and compelled artists for more than 100 years.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"