The last place I expected to gain a new insight into "the beyond" was at a fashion exhibit. In fact, when I visited the Charles James: Beyond Fashion exhibit this summer at the Metropolitan Museum in New York City, I was struck by how we love to explore the "beyond" and reminded of how transcending in meditation can satisfy this basic instinct.
In the James exhibit, "beyond" referred to his genius as an artisan -- his ability as a sculptor of fabric, to transcend his medium. Through technology, his glorious designs were digitally deconstructed to reveal their "architectural underpinnings." Connecting superficial appearances of fashion with...
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