Friday, October 30, 2015

Fwd: Avant-Garde 1920s Costumes Reemerge, Revealing Their Makers’ Tragic Story




Hyperallergic
October 30, 2015
by Allison Meier
In 1920s Hamburg, a dancer couple created wild, Expressionist costumes that looked like retro robots and Bauhaus knights. Read More →
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