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FIT Authors Talks: Alexandra Schwartz on Garmenting: Costume as Contemporary Art

November 17, 2022 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Alexandra Schwartz and cover of Garmenting bookJoin us for our last virtual FIT Authors talk of the semester! Art Market Studies professor Alexandra Schwartz reads from her book, Garmenting: Costume as Contemporary Art.

Chronicling contemporary art’s engagement with costume, Garmenting: Costume as Contemporary Art shows how visual artists around the globe are using garments to examine issues of subjectivity, identity and difference. Featuring 35 international artists, Garmenting is organized around five interrelated themes: functionality, cultural difference, gender, activism, and performance.

Read more about Schwartz’s work on Newsroom. 

This virtual event is free and open to the public; REGISTER HERE


Jennifer Brady, Gladys Marcus Library
212 217.4368