Sunday 10 December 2023

Window Dressing

Speaking about traditional window dressing at a 2023 lecture for Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Lucy McKenzie says: 'And of course as, ..., it makes sense that, you know, as a sort of art form, or..., as something becomes obsolete it suddenly becomes... an artform. [...] It's always as they get superseded they become kind of art, or they become kind of precious. And it's the same as our high streets die, as the physical shopping just whithers, we started to see windows as much more precious and as this kind of tangible art form.'

See also the introductory post of this blog.