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The MET will "unpack" fashion

The Costume Institute’s Autumn 2016 exhibition, Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion, will open in the Anna Wintour Costume Center on 8 November, 2016. The show will feature significant acquisitions of the past ten years and explore how the department has put together a collection of significant works, including iconic pieces by designers who have changed fashion history. 212 more words


Manus Ex Machina

My Mom and I met up in Manhattan this past weekend for one night and one day of fun and hijinks.  Actually, the aim was to see this year’s Costume Institute exhibit, Manus ex Machina, whose theme is the intersection of work done by hand and work done by machine.   451 more words

Tuesday, July 5, 2016: Manus x Machina at The Met

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First and last photos, and mashups by ag; second image and mashup components by sm 32 more words

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Fashion Recipes Inspired by the Met Museum Costume Exhibit

The Costume Institute of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art broke new ground with their Spring 2016 exhibit. The show combined the skills of hand-made with the new technologies of machine-made. 307 more words

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Manus X Machina @ the Met

Manus X Machina @ the Met examines the relationship between the hand and the machine in fashion design, and the influence technology has had on the costume world. 54 more words

MANUSxMACHINA, Fashion in the age of Technology at the Met

Every year in May the Metropolitan Museum of Art presents an elaborate fashion exhibit. The Costume Institute at the Museum produces a huge show, not in their usual space in the basement, but instead in transformed rooms in the main galleries. 226 more words

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Common Threads

Every year, I look forward to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute spring exhibit.  Opening day is the morning after the Met Gala, and in just a few years, this exhibit has become, shall we say, a bit of a thing.   1,190 more words

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