A list of inspirational fashion, art, textiles and clothing exhibitions for 2014 (London, NYC and Paris)
(if there is a fantastic fashion or art exhibition near you then do let me know!!)
This is updated with some great upcoming exhibitions including the not to be missed McQueen….
Horst: Photographer of Style – V & A (6th Sept 2014 – 4th Jan 2015) – A retrospective of Horst’s work (photography) – I’m excited about this one!
Fashion Rules Exhibition (till July 4th 2015) – Royal gowns on display at Kensington Palace
Wedding Dress 1755-2014 (3rd May 2014 – 15th March 2015) – V&A: If you are interested in bridal wear and the way key designers have treated this subject.
Constable The Making of a Master – The V & A (20 September 2014 – 11th January 2015)
Fashion in France 1947-57 – The Palais Galliera Museum of Fashion (July 12th -Nov 2nd 2014)
Exposed: A History of Lingerie – The Museum at FIT (June 3rd – November 15th 2014)
Dance and Fashion – The Museum at FIT (Sept 13th 2014 – Jan 3rd 2015)
I managed to see both the FIT exhibitions above. Take a little look at my favorite bits here.
The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters – MoMa (July 26, 2014–March 22, 2015)
Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe – The Brooklyn Museum: Robert E. Blum Gallery, 1st Floor (September 10, 2014–February 15, 2015)
If you didn’t make it to London to see the fantastic Henri Matisse art exhibition or the Jean-Paul Gaultier Fashion exhibit but New York is more convenient. You are in luck because they are both heading your way in October!
Henri Marisse: the cut outs – MOMA (Oct 12th 2014 – Feb 8th 2015)
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk – Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway (October 25, 2013–February 23, 2014)
Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning attire – MET Museum (October 20th 2014 – February 1st 2015) This sounds fabulous. The title is borrowed from the 1992 film. Which I remember enjoying a lot at the time! It has Goldie Hawn and Meryl Streep in it – a must see if it past you by!
Egon Shiele Portraits – Neue Galerie (Oct 9th 2014 to Jan 19th 2015)
Faking It: Originals, Counterfeits and Copies The FIT (December 2nd 2014 – April 25th 2015)
Rembrandt The Final Years (15th Oct 2014 – 18th Jan 2015) – Bringing together 100 works from museums across the world – showing is creative work in the final years of his life.
Piet Mondrian – Tate Liverpool (June 6th – Oct 5th)
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty – The V&A (14th March – 19th July 2015) – This is a must see exhibition. I loved it when I was lucky enough to see it NYC. I may even see it again whilst it is in London! I’m so pleased it has made it across to London where it belongs!!