One rarely thinks of Francesca Woodman in clothing, since her most well known works show her nude and posing in enigmatic and disturbingly beautiful scenes. In a seductive exhibition this month at the Goodman Gallery in New York, however, clothes play a central role. The thirty images on display here explore a little-known chapter in the short and prolific career of Francesca Woodman: her passion for fashion. Three quarters of the pictures have never been exhibited.
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