Fashioning the Body

New York, USA - March 25 – July 26, 2015

The Bard Graduate Center in New York has hosted from April 3 to July 26, 2015, the exhibition La Mécanique des dessous, une histoire indiscrète de la silhouette, originally held in the Fashion and Textile galleries at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Denis Bruna, curator of the Paris exhibition, remained curator of the project which focuses on the history of undergarments and silhouette of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. This new presentation highlighted pieces from the vintage fashion collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. The exhibition has been supplemented with works from American private and public collections.

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