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A fun, sexy tribute to a timeless clothing basic, this 400-page book features hundreds of colorful examples of the T-shirt at its legendary best. From its humble origins as an undergarment to its current star status as a classic piece of clothing worn by billions around the world, the T-shirt has truly achieved the status of a legend. An expressive forum coveted by the art world, the advertising industry and political campaigns alike, the T-shirt is the herald of striking slogans and the broadcaster of poignant social messages. Both democratic and fashionable, this basic yet timeless piece of clothing adapts itself to every style. With playful images and engaging text, The T-Shirt Book mirrors our social history as it traces the evolution of the shirt from 1960s tie-dye to Madonna-mania and beyond.

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This 400-page book features hundreds of colorful examples of the T-shirt at its legendary best, from its humble origins as an undergarment to its current star status as a classic piece of clothing worn by billions around the world.

Originally designed as a piece of men's underwear, the T-shirt exploded in the 1960s and has since taken on a whole new meaning. The T-shirt shed its undergarment role and became the perfect forum for political and creative expression. The Tees have been worn by everyone — men and women, old and young — and through the silkscreen process have become an international, unisex medium for every possible type of message.

From the brooding image of Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire to the revolutionary call of Che Guevara, this book chronicles the myriad uses and images of the T-shirt. With playful photographs and engaging text, The T-Shirt Book mirrors our social history as it traces the evolution of the shirt from 1960s tie-dye to Madonna mania, and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN:
9782843233463
Foreword:
Collin, Bruno
Author:
Collin, Bruno
Foreword:
Collin, Bruno
Author:
Brunel, Charlotte
Author:
Collin, Bruno
Publisher:
Assouline Publishing
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - Fashion
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
T-shirts.
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
02-418
Publication Date:
20020501
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.6 x 6.3 in 37.8 oz

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Product details 400 pages Assouline - English 9782843233463 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This 400-page book features hundreds of colorful examples of the T-shirt at its legendary best, from its humble origins as an undergarment to its current star status as a classic piece of clothing worn by billions around the world.

Originally designed as a piece of men's underwear, the T-shirt exploded in the 1960s and has since taken on a whole new meaning. The T-shirt shed its undergarment role and became the perfect forum for political and creative expression. The Tees have been worn by everyone — men and women, old and young — and through the silkscreen process have become an international, unisex medium for every possible type of message.

From the brooding image of Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire to the revolutionary call of Che Guevara, this book chronicles the myriad uses and images of the T-shirt. With playful photographs and engaging text, The T-Shirt Book mirrors our social history as it traces the evolution of the shirt from 1960s tie-dye to Madonna mania, and beyond.

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