Sunday, 8 April 2012

'Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations'

An exhibition exploring how the two Italian designers from different eras share similar themes within their work. There will be seven different galleries consisting of images, videos and garments each presenting a different a theme: "Waist Up/Waist Down", "Ugly Chic", "Hard Chic", "Naif Chic", "The Classical Body", "The Exotic Body" and "The Surreal Body". 

Click on the title of this post to take you to the Met Museum site where you will find further information on the exhibition which launches on May 10th.

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"The Exotic Body" - The influence of Eastern cultures

"Hard Chic" - Exploring the influence of menswear

"Waist Up / Waist Down" - Exploring the use of decorative detailing

"The Surreal Body" - How both women affect contemporary images of the female body

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