Friday, 7 May 2010

'Costume Revolution'
Textiles, Clothing and Costume of the Soviet Union in the Twenties,
First English Language Edition 1989 by Trefoil, London

...'this pure art had the power to realize the romantic ideal of a marriage between art and modern industry and allowed for a total aesthetic transformation of life'. (pag 3)

...'Art must penetrate all walks of daily life, stimulating the artist taste and sensitivity of the masses. Artist in the field of dress, using basic materials, must create simple but at the same time beautiful clothes that are suited to the new demand of working life'. (pag 9)

...'To make functional and beautiful clothing is a sign of making life more comfortable and beautiful, not only for privileged people but also for a large strata of the population'.(pag 9)

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