Judith Clark is a curator and exhibition-maker and ‘Reader in the field of Fashion and Museology’ at London College of Fashion. She has curated and designed major exhibitions including Anna Piaggi Fashion-ology at the V&A Museum, Spectres: When Fashion Turns Back at the V&A Museum and ModeMuseum in Antwerp, Simonetta: La Prima Donna della Moda Italiana at Palazzo Pitti in Florence, and recently The Concise Dictionary of Dress (with Adam Phillips), an Artangel commission. Clark lectures internationally on issues of dress display.
Clark, Judith ‘Spectres: When Fashion Turns Back’ Victoria & Albert Museum Publications, November 2004
Stendhal famously remarked that Beauty is the promise of happiness; what then is ugliness the promise of?