Heavenly bodies fashion and the catholic imagination book

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Showcasing the influence of religious art on innovative fashions, this two-volume set explores the role of spirituality in contemporary culture. The Costume Institute's spring exhibition—at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters—features a dialogue between fashion and medieval art from The Met collection to examine fashion's ongoing engagement with the devotional practices and traditions of Catholicism. 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, are on view in the Anna Wintour Costume Center. Fashions from the early twentieth century to the present are shown in the Byzantine and medieval galleries, part of the Robert Lehman Wing, and at The Met Cloisters. Accompanied by a catalogue.
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These masterworks have, in turn, fueled the imaginations of fashion designers in the 20th and 21st centuries, yielding some of the most innovative creations in the history of fashion. This two-volume publication connects significant religious art and artifacts to their sartorial expressions. Essays by art historians and leading religious authorities provide perspective on how dress manifests—or subverts—Catholic values and ideology. Terjanian, Pierre, ed. Koeppe, Wolfram. Husband, Timothy B. McPhee, Constance.

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JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Since antiquity, religious beliefs and practices have inspired many of the world's greatest works of art. These masterworks have, in turn, fueled the imaginations of fashion designers in the 20th and 21st centuries, yielding some of the most innovative creations in the history of fashion. Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination explores fashion's complex and often controversial relationship with Catholicism by examining the role of spirituality and religion in contemporary culture.

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