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Bergdorf Goodman windows honor Sondheim with clothes and imagery inspired by his work

Walking past Bergdorf Goodman one night, I was came across these window displays honoring Stephen Sondheim. The windows featured clothing and imagery inspired by Sondheim’s works. My favorites were those of Al Hirschfeld illustrations, the venerated cartoonist, which were black and white themed. For more photos, go to broadwayworld.com’s site: http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Photo_Coverage_Bergdorf_Goodman_Honors_Sondheim_with_Window_Displays_20100421 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

Exhibitions

Exhibition: Only in New York: Photographs from LOOK Magazine

Only in New York: Photographs from LOOK Magazine Nov 17 through Apr 18 (ENDS TODAY) Exploring New York City from the mid-1940s until the early 1960s, the exhibition Only in New York: Photographs from LOOK Magazine accompanies the publication of the first-ever book devoted to the museum’s extraordinary LOOK photography collection. To LOOK’s editors and … Continue reading

Symposia

Materials of Persuasion – Graduate Student Symposium

Materials of Persuasion, Graduate Student Symposium Bard Graduate Center 38 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024 April 23, 2010 Critics passing judgment, clergy seeking converts, advertisers selling products, and politicians running for office are all in the persuasion business. Persuasion is the key to the art of rhetoric, but there has always been a … Continue reading

Lectures

Think Pink! Forecasting National Color Trends from Midtown Manhattan, 1920s – 1950s

F.I.T. NYC Lecture: Think Pink! Regina Lee Blaszczyk, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania Who predicted color trends before Pantone and the Color Marketing Group? This talk explores the careers of America’s first professional color forecasters and their efforts to coordinate the flow of color information through the millinery, leather, garment, and textile … Continue reading