Calling All Fashionistas: Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity at Metropolitan Museum February 26 – May 27, 2013

Posted on Feb 27, 2013

The latest fashion . . . is absolutely necessary for a painting. It’s what matters most.
—Édouard Manet, 1881

Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity at The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents a revealing look at the role of fashion in the works of the Impressionists and their contemporaries. Some 80 major figure paintings, seen in concert with period costumes, accessories, fashion plates, photographs, and popular prints, highlight the vital relationship between fashion and art during the pivotal years, from the mid-1860s to the mid-1880s, when Paris emerged as the style capital of the world.

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