Among all objects of design, our clothes are the most universal and intimate. Like other kinds of design, fashion thrives on productive tensions between form and function, automation and craftsmanship, standardization and customization, universality and self-expression, and pragmatism and utopian vision. It exists in the service of others, and it can have profound consequences—social, political, cultural, economic, and environmental.
This course is part of the Modern and Contemporary Art and Design Specialization
About this Course
Skills you will gain
- Art History
Paola AntonelliSenior Curator, Department of Architecture & Design, and Director, Department of Research & Development
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
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- 4 stars10.55%
- 3 stars1.45%
- 2 stars0.40%
- 1 star0.83%
TOP REVIEWS FROM FASHION AS DESIGN
Loved it, rekindled my love of fashion and it's importance to living. Especially precious to do the course during C19 Lockdown - a comfort course.
Hope I can visit MoMA soon
I really enjoyed this course. I love the facts and new things I have learned about garments and items that I use in my every day life but also other objects from other cultures.
This course is excellently taught and very engaging, I have enjoyed it immensely and cant wait to do further courses produced by MOMA! Great course, I would highly recommend it :)
Amazing course! I learned so much and opened my eyes about what we buy and why we wear some garments. I recommended to anyone who is really interested in Fashion and history.
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