Dior: The King of Couture
Celebrated as the "King of Couture," Christian Dior revolutionized the Paris fashion industry after World War II and became one of the most important designers of the 20th century.
This exhibition, which included about 20 gowns drawn from IMA’s permanent collection with a few loans from private collections, provided insight into a designer who considered couture an art form. Dior was prolific from 1947 until his untimely death in 1957. Coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of his death, the exhibition demonstrated his artistry as well as the timeless elegance of his creations.