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“Dior: From Paris to World” at the Denver Art Museum

November 19, 2018 - March 3, 2019

“Dior: From Paris to the World” surveys 70 years of the House of Dior’s enduring legacy and its global influence.

A selection of more than 200 couture dresses, as well as accessories, costume jewelry, photographs, drawings, runway videos, and other archival material, will trace the history of the iconic haute couture fashion house, its founder, Christian Dior, and the subsequent artistic directors who carried Dior’s vision into the 21st century.
Dior created haute couture expressing modern femininity, completely shedding the masculine silhouette that had been established during the war. He conceived sophisticated designs featuring soft shoulders, accentuated busts and nipped waists that marked the beginning of an epic movement in fashion history that would eventually lead to Dior successfully becoming the first worldwide couture house.
This exhibition is organized by the DAM and curated by Florence Müller, the DAM’s Avenir Foundation Curator of Textile Art and Fashion. It features exhibition design by internationally renowned architect Shohei Shigematsu, principal of OMA New York.

Details

Start:
November 19
End:
March 3, 2019
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Venue

The Urban Farm
CO United States

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Primary Category
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Website 1
https://denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/dior
Submitter Email
info@denverartmuseum.org
Street
Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14 Ave Pkwy
City
Denver
Phone/Email
720-865-5000
Brief Description
“Dior: From Paris to the World” surveys 70 years of the House of Dior’s enduring legacy and its global influence.