#55 Spring 2018

Brands such as Y/Project, Telfar and Vetements have found new ways to pick up where the designers of the 90s left off. Aided by strategies borrowed from art, they are transforming the fashion system from within and widening its boundaries beyond recognition. Fashion is succeeding precisely where art is not, wresting autonomy out of enormous political and social shifts. Is it now art’s turn to learn from fashion? 

Views Vienna

Rachel Whiteread at Belvedere 21 by Kimberly Bradley, Bruno Gironcoli at mumok and Galerie Krinzinger by Maximilian Geymüller, Lindsay Lawson at Lisa Kandlhofer and Ydessa Hendeles at Kunsthalle Wien by Gianna Prein

Views Berlin

Arthur Jafa at Julia Stoschek Collection and "Left Performance Histories" at NGBK by Alexander Scrimgeour, Ellen Cantor at Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi by Barbara Piwowarska, Guy Bourdin at Museum für Fotografie by Robert Schulte

Views Frankfurt

Jean-Michel Basquiat at Schirn, Rubens at Städel Museum and "I am here to learn" at Frankfurter Kunstverein by Klaus Speidel

Views Zurich

Charles Atlas at Migros Museum and Ramaya Tegegne at Galerie Maria Bernheim by Julia Moritz and a preview on "Fashion Drive" at Kunsthaus Zürich by Rita Vitorelli

Views London

"Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture" at ICA and Laurie Simmons at Amanda Wilkinson Gallery by Billie Muraben, Sondra Perry at Serpentine Sackler Gallery by Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Views New York

Jean Luc Godard at Miguel Abreu Gallery by Felix Bernstein, LaToya Ruby Frazier at Gavin Brown's enterprise by Alison Gingeras, Juan Antonio Olivares at Whitney Museum by Dean Kissick

Views L.A.

Charlemagne Palestine at 365 Mission and Nina Könnemann at House of Gaga by Keith J. Varadi, Hannah Hoffman Gallery by Andrew Berardini, Hayden Dunham by Arshy Azizi


by Krist Gruijthuijsen, Hanna Putz, Juan Pablo Larraín, Nhu Duong, Romina Farkas


from Sydney by Rare Candy

Images contributed

By Yves Saint Laurent, pelican avenue, Torbjørn Rødland, Johannes Schweiger, Puppies Puppies

Curator's Key

Kaat Debo, director of the Antwerp Fashion Museum MoMu on Dan Flavin's Untitled (to the real Dan Hill) (1978)