"We can lie in the language of dress, or try to tell the truth; but unless we are naked or bald it is impossible to be silent." Alison Lurie

MARYJEAN  VIANO  CROWE CLOTHING ART: Metaphor & Surrogate
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WALLFLOWER in-progress 2007
MARYJEAN  VIANO  CROWE CLOTHING ART: Metaphor & Surrogate
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WALLFLOWER 2007
MARYJEAN  VIANO  CROWE CLOTHING ART: Metaphor & Surrogate Private Collection
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WALLFLOWER 2008
Calo Gallery, Stonehill College, MA
Private Collection
MARYJEAN  VIANO  CROWE CLOTHING ART: Metaphor & Surrogate
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COLLABORATION:Dress of Possibilities (front)
2207, Collection of Stonehill College, recto
MARYJEAN  VIANO  CROWE CLOTHING ART: Metaphor & Surrogate
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COLLABORATION:Dress of Possibilities (back)
2007, Collection of Stonehill College, verso
MARYJEAN  VIANO  CROWE CLOTHING ART: Metaphor & Surrogate
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CRUSHED/UNCRUSHED 2008
MARYJEAN  VIANO  CROWE CLOTHING ART: Metaphor & Surrogate
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SECOND SKIN 2008
Private Collection
MARYJEAN  VIANO  CROWE CLOTHING ART: Metaphor & Surrogate
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ALONE/TOGETHER 2008
MARYJEAN  VIANO  CROWE CLOTHING ART: Metaphor & Surrogate
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CRUSHED/UNCRUSHED 2008
MARYJEAN  VIANO  CROWE CLOTHING ART: Metaphor & Surrogate
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(AM I) BLUE 2008
MARYJEAN  VIANO  CROWE CLOTHING ART: Metaphor & Surrogate
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ABSENCE/PRESENCE Installation 2009
Prov Op Gallery, Providence, RI
MARYJEAN  VIANO  CROWE CLOTHING ART: Metaphor & Surrogate
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Detail: ABSENCE/PRESENCE
MARYJEAN  VIANO  CROWE CLOTHING ART: Metaphor & Surrogate
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(you) SEE-THROUGH (me)
DRESS/REDRESS Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis University

We've all heard the saying "clothes make the man" (and the woman for that matter). But what does our wardrobe really say about who we are? The Women's Studies Research Center at Brandeis set out to answer that question in a recent art exhibition called "Dress Redress." 2008
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rA7Mu7MMFr4