Charles James: Beyond Fashion
Sunday, June 01, 2014 -
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Where: Metropolitan Museum of Art – 1000 5th Ave and 82 Street, New York
When: May 2014 – August 10, 2014
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The inaugural exhibition of the newly renovated Costume Institute examines the career of legendary twentieth-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James (1906-1978). It explores James’s design process, specifically his use of sculptural, scientific, and mathematical approaches to construct revolutionary ball gowns.