Calls for Papers / Conferences

CFP: Re-examining Fashion in Western Art, 1775-1975

Deadline: May 6, 2013 Re-examining Fashion in Western Art, 1775-1975 College Art Association (CAA) February 12-15, 2014 Chicago Chair: Justine De Young, Harvard University, deyoung@fas.harvard.edu The recent “Impressionism, Fashion & Modernity” exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Art Institute of Chicago (2012-2013) foregrounded the importance of fashion to the Impressionists and … Continue reading

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Calls for Papers / Symposia

CFP: Fashioning Identities: Types, Customs, and Dress in a Global Context

Call For Papers Deadline: January 15, 2013 A Symposium at Hunter College City University of New York October 18-19, 2013 Chairs: Lynda Klich and Tara Zanardi, Dept. of Art & Art History http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/art Pictorial imagery of local types, traditions, and dress has a long history, dating back to the sixteenth century. From costume books and … Continue reading

Calls for Papers

CFP: Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design

CFP Deadline: December 15, 2011 Conference Location: Boston, MA Conference Date: April 11-14, 2012 Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design is concerned with all areas and aspects of style, fashion, clothing, design, and related trends, as well as appearances and consumption using and/or including: historical sources, manufacturing, aesthetics, marketing, branding, merchandising, retailing, psychological/ sociological aspects … Continue reading

Exhibitions / Lectures

Patricia Mears: Constructing Classicism in Fashion

http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/album.php?aid=285203&id=7640348500 Check out photos from costume historian Patricia Mears’ lecture on fashion in the past exhibition Chaos & Classicism. Mears discussed clothing innovations that defined fashion in the 1930s and how they continue to influence modern dress and couture today. To learn more, visit the Chaos & Classicism online exhibition: http://ow.ly/3M02V By: Solomon R. Guggenheim … Continue reading

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New York Fashion, Costumes, and Textiles

New York Fashion, Costumes, and Textiles Collection Unparalleled for their splendor, documentation, and extraordinary level of preservation, the 27,000 objects of the Costume Collection not only chronicle the stylistic evolution of our nation’s fashion capital, but proffer an intimate insight into the social history of its populace. Its holdings betray the aspirational nature of fashion, … Continue reading

Calls for Papers

CFP: Inaugural Issue: The Journal of Black Masculinity

Call for Papers: Inaugural Issue: The Journal of Black Masculinity Call for Papers Deadline: 2010-08-31 The Journal of Black Masculinity is an online open access peer-reviewed international publication providing multiple discoursed and multiple disciplined based analyses of issues and/or perspectives with regard to black masculinities. The journal invites empirical, theoretical, and literary scholarship; as well … Continue reading

Exhibitions

Inspiring Fashion: Gifts from Designers Honoring Tom Marotta

Philadelphia Museum of Art September 12, 2009 – Summer 2010 Fashion designers use their talent and vision to interpret the current mood and aesthetic, finding inspiration in a variety of sources. The exploration of an artistic movement, a reinterpretation of historic clothing, or the transformation of street styles or utilitarian clothes may be the springboard … Continue reading