All Dressed Up: The Latest Additions

March 31-December 30, 2007

All Dressed Up: The Latest Additions, Paul Textile Arts Gallery

All Dressed Up: The Latest Additions featured more than 30 recent acquisitions to the museum's permanent collection. Extraordinary pieces by renowned European couturiers such as Chanel, Balenciaga, Givenchy and Lanvin were on view as well as works by American designers, Norman Norell and Halston. Other featured objects were paper dresses, representing the “throwaway culture” of the 1960s and whimsical, surrealistic Bes-Ben hats created by famed milliner Benjamin Green-Field. Among the highlights of the exhibition were an 1880s Imperial Russian court dress, created by Charles Fredrick Worth and an Andy Warhol-inspired Pop art dress, produced by the Campbell Soup Company.

Exhibition Panorama

Indianapolis Museum of Art 4000 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN