Garments on view reference and interpret various defining aspects of contemporary culture, including sustainability, collage and illustrative art, and technology. With its diversity of silhouettes, patterns, and fabrics across head-to-toe looks,ultracontemporary demonstrates how the fashions of today merge luxury, commercial, and street styles to reflect the fluidity of our current time.
Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garçon, Dress and shoes, spring/summer 2018 look #13. Inkjet printed polyester velvet, leather. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, purchase with funds provided by Arizona Costume Institute.
Ultracontemporary is organized by Phoenix Art Museum. It is made possible through the generous support of Arizona Costume Institute and donors to the Museum’s annual fund.
Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garçon, Coat, dress and shoes, spring/summer 2018 look #4. Inkjet printed polyester gabardine and polyester canvas, leather. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, purchase with funds provided by Arizona Costume Institute.
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