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Brilliant
Exhibition

Brilliant

Cartier in the 20th Century
Nov 16, 2014–Mar 17, 2015

The world-exclusive exhibition Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century featured stunning jewelry, timepieces, and precious objects created between 1900 and 1975. The exhibition highlighted Cartier’s rise to preeminence—and the historical events pushing the Maison’s, or design house's, evolution—as it transformed itself into one of the world’s most prestigious names in jewelry and luxurious accessories. More

Fashionable Art: The Changing Silhouette of French Fashion, 1745–1915
Event: Lectures (old category)

Fashionable Art: The Changing Silhouette of French Fashion, 1745–1915

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 5:30pm7:30pm.

During the 18th and 19th centuries, dressmaking techniques and understructures—such as bustles, corsets, and crinolines—created distinct fashionable silhouettes that changed with each successive era. Join Sharon S. More

Local Designer Styles Spun-Inspired Outfits
Blog: Making & Doing

Local Designer Styles Spun-Inspired Outfits

Recently, I came across the work of a local fashion designer and blogger Tess Vigil. As it turns out, her father, Angel Vigil, has been a partner-artist with Denver Art Museum’s CelebrARTE program. Since our upcoming CelebrARTE theme is Traje, outfits have been on my mind. I asked her to style an outfit inspired by the campus-wide summer exhibition Spun: Adventures in Textiles. More

Fashion Fusion: Native Textiles in Spanish Colonial Art
Exhibition

Fashion Fusion: Native Textiles in Spanish Colonial Art

May 19, 2013–Nov 16, 2014

Drawing from the Denver Art Museum’s extensive Spanish colonial art collection, Fashion Fusion looks at the influence textile motif’s have had on other artistic mediums.

Fashion Fusion: Native Textiles in Spanish Colonial Art is part of the campus-wide exhibition Spun: Adventures in Textiles. More

Fashion Fusion: Native Textiles in Spanish Colonial Art
Exhibition

Fashion Fusion: Native Textiles in Spanish Colonial Art

May 19, 2013–Nov 16, 2014

Drawing from the Denver Art Museum’s extensive Spanish colonial art collection, Fashion Fusion looks at the influence textile motif’s have had on other artistic mediums. More

Q&A with Yves Saint Laurent Chief Curator Florence Müller
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Q&A with Yves Saint Laurent Chief Curator Florence Müller

Florence Müller had the enviable job of curating the exhibition Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective, on view through July 8 at the Denver Art Museum. She was able to sort through the entire archive of Saint Laurent’s designs and selected more than 200 outfits for the retrospective. Florence is a fashion historian, former director-curator of the Union Française des arts du Costume, curator of a number of exhibitions in France and abroad, and associate professor at the Institut Français de la Mode (IFM). More

Yves Saint Laurent: Unpacking & Installing 200 Haute Couture Ensembles
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Yves Saint Laurent: Unpacking & Installing 200 Haute Couture Ensembles

Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective successfully opened at the Denver Art Museum on March 25. However, behind-the-scenes installation activities for this exciting exhibition began weeks before. An installation team consisting of Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent personnel with contracted specialists arrived from Paris on March 7th to begin installation on March 8th. More

Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective
Exhibition

Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective

Mar 25, 2012–Jul 8, 2012

A sweeping retrospective of the designer’s 40 years of creativity, Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective features a stunning selection of 200 haute couture garments along with numerous photographs, drawings, and films that illustrate the development of Saint Laurent's style and the historical foundations of his work. Organized thematically, the presentation melds design and art to explore the full arc of Saint Laurent’s career, from his first days at Dior in 1958 through the splendor of his evening dresses from 2002. The DAM will be the only United States venue for the exhibition. More