• The Fantastical Fellini Film That Imagines a Fashion Show at the Vatican

    15 days ago - By AnOther

    If this year's Met Gala taught us anything, it's that Catholicism lends itself quite seamlessly to caricature and costume. The ornate richness of Byzantine embellishment, the buttoned-up sobriety of a nun's habit or red-and-gold splendour of ecclesiastical robes are particularly ripe for sartorial abstraction and sexual subversion, as explored in Andrew Bolton's exhibition Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. Beyond semiotics, however, religious dress and fashion -...
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