Superheros: Fashion and Fantasy


Subject:
Art , Literature: Fiction , Cartoons & Comics , Comics

Description:
Companion to a 2008 exhibit about costumes worn by cartoon superheros and associated fashions. Features images and essays on topics such as the graphic body (in which "the 'S' emblem inscribed on Superman's chest and cape functions as a simplified statement of his identity"), the patriotic body, and the armored body. Click on the comic book pages at the top of each essay to view images. From the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Publisher:
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.metmuseum.org/special/superheroes/


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