29 septembre 2010

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Arnold Scaasi,

Arnold Scaasi, John French, 1961. Image courtesy of Ernestine Carter Collection/Fashion Museum - Bath and North East Somerset Council. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston BOSTON, MA.- Arnold Scaasi has dressed them all—from Broadway actresses and Hollywood stars to the ladies who lunch and America’s First Ladies. Epitomizing the “lifestyles of the rich and famous,” his custom-made clothing evokes the height of elegance and craftsmanship from the late 1950s to the present. In celebration of the acclaimed fashion designer and... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2010

"American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection' @ the Brooklyn Museum

Charles James (American, born England, 1906–1978). "Tree" Evening Dress (detail), 1955. Rose pink silk taffeta; white silk satin; red, pink and white tulle. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., 1981 (2009.300.991) To mark the new relationship between the Brooklyn Museum and the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum presents an exhibition of some of the most renowned objects from its costume collection. American... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2009

"American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection" @ the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection

Arnold Scaasi (American, born Canada, 1931), American. "Evening Ensemble", ca. 1958. Silk. The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. BROOKLYN, NY.- A major exhibition celebrating the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection and the unique collection-sharing partnership with the Metropolitan Museum of Art will be presented at the Brooklyn Museum from May 7 through August 1, 2010. "American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection" will include some 85 masterworks from the newly... [Lire la suite]