Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cooper-Hewitt Haiti Cultural Recovery Project

Check out this post from Sarah Scaturro, graduate of our program, on her experience at Haiti, conserving Vodou textiles. Fascinating stuff!  http://cooperhewitt.org/blog/2011/08/23/haiti-cultural-recovery-project-part-1 Advertisements

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Exhibition Review: Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore

This last Saturday I finally found the time to visit the exhibition Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore at The Jewish Museum. If you haven’t seen it yet, I truly recommend you do before it closes September … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Daphne Guinness

Daphne Guinness Museum at FIT, Special Exhibitions Gallery September 16, 2011 – January 7, 2012 While there have been many exhibitions devoted to great fashion designers, only a few have focused on individual women of style. Yet certain singular women … Continue reading

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exhibition: Illuminating Fashion: Dress in the Art of Medieval France and the Netherlands

Illuminating Fashion: Dress in the Art of Medieval France and the Netherlands Morgan Library and Museum May 20 through September 4, 2011 This exhibition will explore the evolution of fashionable clothing in Northern Europe—from the fashion revolution of the early … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Giorgio di Sant’Angelo

Giorgio di Sant’Angelo Phoenix Art Museum Ellman Fashion Design Gallery September 17, 2011 – February 12, 2012 Phoenix Art Museum presents the first ever Museum retrospective to highlight the extraordinary ingenuity of American designer Giorgio di Sant’ Angelo. The winner … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Dressed to Play: Sporting Clothes, 1870-1900

Dressed to Play: Sporting Clothes, 1870-1900 August 7 – October 24, 2011 The Alice Austen House Museum – Staten Island, NY The exhibition was curated by Jessica Barber and Audrey Chaney, both recent graduates from the M.A. Fashion and Textile … Continue reading

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August Treasure of the Month

Lucile Ltd. wedding dress sketches Lucile was the professional name of Lady Duff Gordon (1863-1935), one of the first British fashion designers to attain an international reputation.  Rising to fame near the turn of the 20th century she opened branches … Continue reading

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