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Exhibition Review -- Charles James: Beyond Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

I have just returned from seeing Charles James: Beyond Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. This year’s installment of the Costume Institute’s annual blockbuster exhibition, the show presents the work of innovative and influential British-American fashion designer Charles James (1906-1978). 789 more words

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Mathematics and Fashion: Charles James at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

When you think about evening gowns, mathematics may not be the first think that comes to mind, but Charles James used geometry and engineering to design his stunning sculptural creations. 240 more words

Math Art

Reconstructing James

If at least one of the above strikes a chord, you will most certainly enjoy ”Charles  James: Beyond Fashion”, currently on show at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art… 1,011 more words



Image via Savoir Ville

The New York City Metropolitan Museum of Art is known for grand, thematic fashion exhibitions at the Costume Institute. Well, as of this year, the Institute is now the… 169 more words


Where Art meets Fashion: "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" at the Met

Read this review online at Metro.us or in print in Metro New York

If you haven’t been to the Met to catch “Charles James: Beyond Fashion,” it’s time to go. 392 more words


Old School Inspiration: Charles James Exhibition at the MET

103 days until launch

Checked out the Charles James: Beyond Fashion exhibit at the MET last night with my dad – it always takes visitors from out-of-town to remind me to go see these cultural gems in NYC. 71 more words

Happy Birthday Charles James

Charles James (18 July 1906 in Sandhurst – September 23, 1978 in New York City) was a fashion designer known as America’s first couturier. He is considered a master of cutting and is known for his highly structured aesthetic. 333 more words