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Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945



Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945

Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945 is a major exhibition that provides a comprehensive look at Italian fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organizations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style. The exhibition will include both women's fashion and menswear, highlighting the exceptional techniques, materials, and expertise for which Italy has become renowned. The exhibition is organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and curated by Sonnet Stanfill, Curator of 20th Century and Contemporary Fashion at the V&A. It will be on view from February 7 – May 3, at the Portland Art Museum, Oregon, where it is host-curated by Brian J. Ferriso, The Marilyn H. and Dr. Robert B. Pamplin, Jr. Director. Following its presentation in Portland, Oregon, it will travel to The Frist Center for the Visual Arts where it will be on view from June 5 – September 7, 2015, concluding its US tour which originated at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in October 2014. (Photograph by Genevieve Naylor of evening gown by Simonetta, published in Harper’s Bazaar, October 1952). For more details about the exhibition, please visit this page.


Date: Saturday, February 07, 2015

Entrance : Free