Monthly Archives: May 2011

Raf Simons for Jil Sander: Fashion & Art

In his Autumn/Winter 2009/2010 collection, Raf simons presented linear silhouettes next to sculptural forms inspired by Pol Chambost. MoMu purchased six looks.

Erwin Wurm group performance with Walter Van Beirendonck at Middelheim Antwerp

Austrian artist Erwin Wurm will place 25 works among the permanent collection of the Middelheim open-air museum. He invited Walter Van Beirendonck to collaborate on a series of Performative Sculptures.

Homage to Ann Salens

Christian Wijnants, Hilde Frunt and Sigi created installations honoring the colourful knit dresses Antwerp designer Ann Salens designed in the 1970s.

Supermarket of Style by Angelo Figus

In Agelo Figus’ Supermarket of Style, you’ll find knitted handbags, shoes and trench coats as well as vegetables, flowers and chairs.

Bruno Pieters: Collections and Unravel

Late last year, MoMu received a donation of thirty pieces by Bruno Pieters. A cotton-knitted sleevless dress and a hand-knitted roll-neck jumper are featured at ‘Unravel’.

Sportive knitwear

Because of the way it fit the body and its breathability, knitwear was the prefered fabric for sportswear at the beginning of the 20th century.