HEAVENLY BODIES: FASHION AND THE CATHOLIC IMAGINATION at the MET HEAVENLY BODIES: FASHION AND THE CATHOLIC IMAGINATION at the MET

HEAVENLY BODIES: FASHION AND THE CATHOLIC IMAGINATION at the MET

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Where Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028 Map It

When Aug 02, 2018 – Oct 08, 2018


Reservations (212) 535-7710

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The Costume Institute's spring 2018 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.

https://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2018/heavenly-bodies

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