Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York

10 MAY 2018 - 08 OCT 2018
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The Costume Institute's spring 2018 exhibition—at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters—will feature a dialogue between fashion and religious artworks from The Met collection to examine the relationship between creativity and the religious imagination. Serving as the cornerstone of the exhibition, papal robes and accessories from the Sistine Chapel sacristy, many of which have never been seen outside The Vatican, will be on view in the Anna Wintour Costume Center. Fashions from the early 20th century to the present will be shown in The Met's Medieval and Byzantine galleries and at The Met Cloisters alongside religious artworks, to provide an interpretative context for fashion's engagement with Catholicism.

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Delphine
Delphine

Delphine reviewed

Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
@ Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
21 May, 2018

« Heavenly bodies” is the show that has been thrown during the Met ball early May and each year it’s one of the very most expected fashion show as led by Anna Wintour. This one is just magical: the set up of the exhibition is fantastic: the dresses and jewellery are featured within the middle age/byzantin art section of the museum which perfectly fits the show’s theme. The pieces presented are just amazing. And the Met is one of the most beautiful museums I’ve stepped in. So go see this one and enjoy!!!!