Fashion & Art
Events / Exhibitions

Fashion & Art

Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity presents a revealing look at the role of fashion in the works of the Impressionists and their contemporaries. Some eighty major figure paintings, seen in concert with period costumes, accessories, fashion plates, photographs, and popular prints, highlight the vital relationship between fashion and art during the pivotal years, from the mid-1860s … Continue reading

Talks: ‘Shoe Obsession’ With Valerie Steele
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Talks: ‘Shoe Obsession’ With Valerie Steele

Valerie Steele, director and chief curator of The Museum at FIT, explores our culture’s fascination with extravagant shoes. Steele reveals some of the most extreme styles of the past decade, including work by Manolo Blahnik, Christian Louboutin and influential design houses like Balenciaga and Prada, as well as avant-garde styles by up-and-coming designers. This program … Continue reading

The Man Makes The Clothes
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The Man Makes The Clothes

Cinéma Tuesdays The Man Makes the Clothes: Pierre Cardin in Film Italian-born French designer Pierre Cardin is a fashion pioneer known for futuristic designs, bright colors, and an entrepreneur’s spirit. Over his prolific seven-decade career, this superstar revolutionized women’s fashion, brought fashion to postwar Japan, and pioneered fashion in China. Cardin also applied his talent … Continue reading

On View: “Out of This World! Jewelry in the Space Age”, Forbes Galleries (NYC)
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On View: “Out of This World! Jewelry in the Space Age”, Forbes Galleries (NYC)

From the Forbes Jewelry Gallery: Depictions of bodies in outer space have appeared in jewelry since ancient times. The influence of the space race beginning in the late 1950s had a major impact on jewelry design and continues to do so today. This exhibition will trace space images in jewelry from the Georgian period through today … Continue reading