Vogue & the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute

Vogue & the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute

Parties, Exhibitions, People

Book - 2014
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute exhibition is the most spectacular event of its kind. The subjects explore fashion history, from 2001's "Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House years" to 2011's "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" and 2014's "Charles James: beyond fashion," and in turn reflect and create the contemporary zeitgeist. Each exhibition draws a provocative and engaging narrative attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors. The show's opening-night gala, produced in collaboration with Vogue magazine and attended by the likes of Beyoncé, George Clooney, Oprah Winfrey, and Hillary Clinton, is regularly referred to as the party of the Year. Covering the Costume Institute's history and highlighting exhibitions of the twenty-first century curated by Harold Koda and Andrew Bolton, this book offers insider access of the first order. Anchored by photographs from the exhibitions themselves in tandem with the Vogue fashion shoots they inspired, it also includes images of exhibited objects and party photos from the galas.
Publisher: New York : Abrams, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781419714245
Branch Call Number: 391 BOWLES
Characteristics: 271 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm


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Oct 12, 2016

A lovely coffee table book.

stewaroby Aug 16, 2015

We've all shrieked at what they wore - sometimes it's a loving shriek ,other times a disbelieving one. With this book those moments can be recaptured, plus you get to see the table settings and the impossibly cool kids who hang around doing who knows what.


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