Ying Gao’s Clothing That Can Barely Clothe
THE DAILY PIC: At the Textile Museum, super organza that's super-revealing.
I saw this shirt on a recent visit to the Textile Museum in Toronto. It’s part of a series called “Les nébuleuses,” from a solo show by the clothing-artist Ying Gao.
Some of her pieces are very high-tech, deploying motors and sensors of various kinds. These ones, made of a fabric called “super organza”, go in just the other direction. They are so simple, so barely-there, that they’re at the point where clothing dissolves into nudity – where it’s more thought than substance. (Photo by Dominique Lafond)
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