After a prestigious 14-year run as the curator in charge of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, Harold Koda will be stepping down in January. Andrew Bolton, his fellow curator and former Out Tastemaker, was chosen asShow More Summary
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced that Harold Koda, who has been Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute since 2000, will step down on January 8, 2016. Campbell also announced that Andrew Bolton, currently a Curator in the department, will become Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute upon Mr. Show More Summary
Last night, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute announced that Andrew Bolton, curator of the department, will be taking over for curator in charge Harold Koda, who will officially step down in January. The owlishly bespectacled Koda is known for his sweeping retrospectives on Poiret, Schiaparelli and Prada, and... More »
Curator Andrew Bolton will head up the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute beginning next year, according to The New York Times. He succeeds fellow curator Harold Koda, who, as had been previously reported, will retire in January. A rep for the museum could not immediately be... Continue reading
The selection of Mr. Bolton comes after the institute’s curator in charge, Harold Koda, decided to retire after 14 years of overseeing ambitious, crowd-pleasing shows.
The numbers are in! The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced a whopping final tally of 815,992 visitors for its latest Costume Institute exhibition, "China: Through the Looking Glass," which concluded its four-month run on Labor Day, Sept. 7. Not only did the exhibit exceed attendance to the... Continue reading
"They came from all over the world," Vogue's Anna Wintour observed of the 300-odd people she met while signing catalogues of the Costume Institute's record-breaking exhibit, "China: Through the Looking Glass," at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Wednesday afternoon. Wintour and... Continue reading
via @laurtypoo The usually packed Metropolitan Museum of Art cleared out last week to give Instagrammers an opportunity to photograph The Costume Institute exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass, without distraction. “We hosted...Show More Summary
If you haven't yet had a chance to see "China: Through the Looking Glass" at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, you've got one short week before the Costume Institute's most popular exhibition ever closes on Monday. To celebrate the end of it's successful run, Vogue's Anna... Continue reading
With the popularity of its Costume Institute show, “China: Through the Looking Glass,” the Metropolitan Museum of Art extends its hours for the exhibition’s final weekend.
Naomi Campbell on the February 2003 cover of i-D Magazine. All images from @costumeinstitutelibrary In an active effort to preserve the storied history of fashion, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Irene Lewisohn Costume Reference Library has everything from sketches of couture gowns to 16th century costume pieces. Show More Summary
The Costume Institute's fall exhibition will be on Jacqueline De Ribes and more of today's fashion news... Read the full post Web Snob July 9, 2015 which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
The Anna Wintour Costume Institute’s next show presents the style of Countess Jacqueline de Ribes.
The Costume Institute?s Fall 2015 exhibition, Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style, will focus on the internationally renowned style icon Countess Jacqueline de Ribes, whose originality and elegance established her as one of the most celebrated fashion personas of the 20th century. Show More Summary
"Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style" will feature approximately 60 ensembles from the French aristocrat, designer and style icon's personal archive. Continue reading
Miley Cyrus arrives at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "China: Through the Looking Glass" on Monday, May 4, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) Miley Cyrus has always been an intriguing artist and celebrity. From her days as a child star portraying Hannah Montana, her [...]
China: Through the Looking Glass at The Metropolitan Museum of Art has been extended by three weeks through Labor Day, September 7. The exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute in collaboration with the Department of Asian Art, opened to the public on May 7, and has drawn more than 350,000 visitors in its first eight weeks. Show More Summary
Attendance is "pacing close" to the Costume Institute's most popular exhibit of all time, 2011's "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty," the museum said. Continue reading
Julie Harris, an Academy Award-winning costume designer who outfitted The Beatles as well as Roger Moore as James Bond, died May 30 in London. She was 94.The cause was a chest infection, said Jo Botting, a British Film Institute curator.Read full article >>
Oddly enough, for an institution that operates amid red velvet curtains, austere costumes, and dark lighting, the U.S. Supreme Court is rarely the subject of films, television shows, or plays. This Wikipedia listing of movies about the...Show More Summary