Metropolitan Museum of Art: May 2018
A brilliant exploration of fashion's complex engagement with the great art and artifacts of Catholic faith and practice
Since antiquity, religious beliefs and practices have inspired many of the masterworks of art. These works of art have, in turn, fueled the imagination of fashion designers in the 20th and 21st centuries, yielding some of the most innovative creations in costume history. Connecting significant religious art and artifacts to their sartorial expressions, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
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