From n+1: How artists must dress.
Artists must first of all distinguish themselves from members of the adjacent professional classes typically present at art world events: dealers, critics, curators, and caterers. They must second of all take care not to look like artists. This double negation founds the generative logic of artists’ fashion.
The relationship between an artist’s work and attire should not take the form of a direct visual analogy. A stripe painter may not wear stripes.