This object is currently on display in room 302 as part of Contemporary Muslim Fashions. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

2014

  • Work on this object began.

2019

2020

Photograph, Down Under, Perth, Australia, from Modest Street Fashion vol. 1, 2014

This is a Photograph. It was photographed by Langston Hues.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco as part of Contemporary Muslim Fashions.

It is dated 2014. Its medium is digital print on paper.

In 2013, American photographer and musician Langston Hues began photographing modest fashion enthusiasts in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan. As his project to capture “the ever-growing, erupting culture of modest street style” gained followers, it grew organically, and people around the world began requesting that Hues visit their city to photograph them. Hues explains, “The genre of Muslim fashion has opened the door to ending stereotypes about Muslims . . . It’s humanizing and shows the diversity of their style. Modest style is a self-expression and comes in many colors and can be defined in many ways.”

It is credited Courtesy of Langston Hues.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 114.3 × 76.2 cm (45 × 30 in.)

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