New for Now | Rijksmuseum

This week signals the opening of a brilliant new exhibition at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum. Entitled New For Now, it is a showcase which locates the contemporary incarnation of fashion magazines within an illustrious history – one that, even in the 18th century, showed a surprising parallel to current publications with decrees on the latest must-have carriage and examinations of the outfits of VIPs. Placed alongside commissions from contemporary artists – a Quentin Jones zootrope and Piet Paris images – the show also offers a reminder of the subjectivity of fashion illustration. Get more info HERE

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