The Golden Age of Couture opens at the Frist
The V&A exhibition The Golden Age of Couture: Paris and London 1947-1957 opened at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville on June 18th. A Member Preview was held on June 17th and was widely attended.
The exhibition highlighted part of the V&A’s magnificent clothing collection and explored the rebirth of high fashion in Europe after World War II.
The American Friends of the V&A supported The Clothworkers’ Centre for the Study and Conservation of Textiles and Fashion that opened in October.
The American Friends of the V&A was able to support an artist’s residency for ceramics artist Michelle Erickson at the V&A.
Dr Christine Checinska, Senior Curator of African and African Diaspora Fashion at the V&A, and Ernestine White-Mifetu, Sills Foundation Curator of African Art at the…