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Superheroes: fashion and fantasy

Superheroes: fashion and fantasy

Bolton, Andrew, 1966-; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

This richly illustrated book explores how radical couture, avant-garde sportswear, and state-of-the-art military garments - as seen through the lens of the superhero - can be metaphors for sex, power, and politics

Hardback, Book. English.
Published New Haven, [Conn.; London: Yale University Press, c2008
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Statement of responsibility: Andrew Bolton ; with an essay by Michael Chabon
ISBN: 0300136706, 9780300136708
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Published in conjunction with the exhibition Superheroes held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from May 7 to Sept. 1, 2008.
Note: At foot of title: Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 155).
Note: Exhibition held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from 7 May to 1 September 2008.
Physical Description: 160 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
Subject: Costume Exhibitions.; Fashion.; Fantasy; Costume; Fashion; Heroes; Heroes.