Art Openings (London): T-Shirt: Cult – Culture – Subversion.

A new exhibition at London’s Fashion and Textile Museum explores the T-shirt in the 20th Century; charting the history, culture and subversion of the most affordable and popular item of clothing on the planet.

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Vivienne westwood backstage at her show, protesting. Photo by Marta Lamovsek.

T-shirts on display at the exhibition include Vivienne Westwood’s outspoken slogans, feminist messages and social and political messages seen today. There will also be over 200 archival pieces on display. The exhibition, titled T-Shirt: Cult  Culture  Subversion, opens at the Fashion and Textile Museum February 9th in London.