Exhibits!

“JAMES GALANOS: AMERICAN LUXURY”
Through March 1 at the Kent State University Museum [Kent, OH], this exhibition is a glimpse of the remarkable talent of James Galanos. Alicia Vangilder developed the exhibition as an Honors Independent Study. Click here for details.

“YVES SAINT LAURENT”
Through March 1 at the de Young Museum [San Francisco, CA], this exhibit explores the designs that made Saint Laurent famous, and his inspirations drawn from art, theatre, history, literature, and nature. This exhibition contains 100+ accessorized garments and sketches illustrating the lines, colors, and fundamentals of Saint Laurent’s work. Click here for details.

I know the University of Minnesota is offering an organized trip out to this YSL exhibit in the Spring. Not sure of the details but if you contact the College of Design they will be able to fill you in.

“JEAN MUIR: A FASHION ICON”
Through March 15 at the National Museum of Scotland [Scotland, UK], this exhibition will feature selected highlights from an extensive collection. The British Jean Muir held a unique place in the international fashion scene, from her emergence in the swinging 1960s to her death in 1995. Click here for details.

“THE ESSENTIAL ART OF AFRICAN TEXTILES: DESIGN WITHOUT END”
Through March 22 at the Metropolitan Museum [New York City], this exhibit illustrates the diverse classical textile genres created by artists in West Africa through some of their earliest documented and finest works. Selected works will represent variations on major themes of the influential classical genres. The exhibition will relate these genres to contemporary art forms by affording an appreciation of the cultural context and visual language of these traditions and exploring their synergy and resonance in works by eight living artists. Click here for details.

This exhibition information was gathered via the Costume Society of America‘s newsletter.

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