Exhibitions

Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990

Victoria & Albert Museum, London 24 September 2011 – 8 January 2012 Rooms 38 and 39, and North Court Admission charge will apply The ideas of Postmodernism emerged first in architecture. While the Modernist slogan had been ‘less is more’, architects like Robert Venturi, Michael Graves and Aldo Rossi insisted that ‘less is a bore’. … Continue reading

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Exhibitions

Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-1929 Announced at the V&A

http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=37285 LONDON.- The V&A’s major autumn exhibition, “Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909–1929”, will explore the world of the influential artistic director Serge Diaghilev and the most exciting dance company of the 20th century. Diaghilev combined dance, music and art in bold ways to create ‘total theatre’. A consummate collaborator, he … Continue reading

Symposia

Annual Fashion and Textile Studies Symposium

Annual Fashion and Textile Studies Symposium Americans in Paris: Designers, Buyers, Editors, Photographers, Models, and Clients in Paris Fashion Since Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson first brought the “American look” to the court of Versailles, American have played a vital role in Paris fashion. Graduate students in FIT’s M.A. program in Fashion and Textile Studies … Continue reading

Conferences

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association: Subcultural Style and Identity

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 40th Annual Meeting Renaissance Grand Hotel St Louis, MO, USA March 31- April 3, 2010 Subcultural Style and Identity is a significant and influential component of contemporary fashion and dress. Information can be retrieved from the media, fashion, design, music, social, economic and other cultural histories, as well as sexuality. … Continue reading