Fashionable Art in Zurich

by Debra Bokur

May 31, 2018

© Kunsthaus Zürich

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The Kunstmuseum Zürich launched a grand new exhibition titled “Fashion Drive: Extreme Clothing in the Visual Arts.” On view until July 15, the exhibit includes 200 displays casting a light on a slice of time between the end of the 18th century to the beginning of the 20th century, exploring the drivers of fashion from social status and personal expression to the simply outrageous.

Woman with a Fan

© Kunsthaus Zürich

Among the 50 artists represented through painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography and video art are Sylvie Fleury, Gustav Klimt, Leigh Bowery, Albrecht Dürer, Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol and the team of Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood.

The museum website even has an easy-to-use route planner to help you get there efficiently so you can make the most of your time — and linger over a glass of wine or something sweet in the museum’s beautiful café.

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