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- DescriptionThis book explores Cold War fashion in all its aspects, ranging from invations in materials to the cybernetic visions of the 1960s, from the bikini to the spacesuit, vinyl radiation suits to high-tech jewellery, Paco Rabanne to Barbarella. Set in the context of art, film, science and design, Pavitt explores how the image of the body was shaped by Cold War concerns - atomic anxieties, the space race, techlogical developments and the first forays into 'hyper-reality.' With a stunning selection of images alongside military, political and scientific research, the book shows how counter-cultural theories and experiences in the later 1960s shaped an alternative view of the 'Cold War Body'.
- Author BiographyJane Pavitt is the University of Brighton Senior Research Fellow in Product Design at the V&A. She is lead curator of the exhibition Cold War Modern and has curated several major exhibitions including Brilliant (V&A 2004) and Brand.New (V&A 2000) and edited the accompanying books.
- Author(s)Jane Pavitt
- PublisherV & A Publishing
- Date of Publication15/09/2008
- SubjectPopular Culture & Media: General Interest
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintV & A Publishing
- Content Noteill
- Weight499 g
- Width190 mm
- Height240 mm
- Spine13 mm
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