Stories by Martin de Thurah

A young woman walks the streets of Berlin clad in multiple white T-shirts in filmmaker Martin de Thurah’s new short film, “Stories,” produced by Google Arts and Culture on the occasion of the exhibition, “Items: Is Fashion Modern?” at the Museum of Modern Art, and and as part of We Wear Culture (

Michelle Millar Fisher, curatorial assistant, MoMA, describes the film as “a subtle, non-didactic reminder to consider our relationship to the wearing and discarding of clothing, as well as a dreamy, enigmatic choreography that reminds us of the many layers of the white T-shirt’s history.” Take a closer look at the history of the white T-shirt in this editorial feature:

“Items: Is Fashion Modern?” explores the present, past—and sometimes the future—of 111 items of clothing and accessories that have had a strong impact on the world in the 20th and 21st centuries—and continue to hold currency today. Driven first and foremost by objects, not designers, the exhibition considers the many relationships between fashion and functionality, culture, aesthetics, politics, labor, identity, economy, and technology. Learn more:

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