TAG: fashion

Jamie Okuma, Ribbon dress
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Symposium Explores Appropriation & Appreciation in the Global Art World

February 23, 9:30 am-4:15 pm

On Saturday, February 23, artists, scholars, and curators will meet at the Denver Art Museum for a symposium on Who Owns Culture? Appropriation & Appreciation in the Global Art World. As a global art museum with artworks from many cultures around the world, the DAM is proud to contribute to this complex and ongoing discussion. More

Fashion sketch of two women in long dresses, with a man visible standing behind them, on the street.
Exhibition

Drawn to Glamour

Fashion Illustrations by Jim Howard
March 25, 2018–August 5, 2018

This exhibition presents the award-winning editorial work by artist Jim Howard. More than 100 works on paper showcase Howard’s four-decade fashion illustration career, starting with his early advertising campaigns for Neiman Marcus in the late 1950s, and through the ‘70s and ‘80s. More

Hellebore dress
Exhibition

Dior

From Paris to the World
November 19, 2018–March 17, 2019

Dior: From Paris to the World surveys 70 years of the house of Dior’s enduring legacy and its global influence. A selection of more than 200 couture dresses, as well as accessories, costume jewelry, photographs, drawings, runway videos, and other archival material, will trace the history of the iconic haute couture fashion house, its founder, Christian Dior, and the subsequent artistic directors who carried Dior’s vision into the 21st century. More

Brilliant
Exhibition

Brilliant

Cartier in the 20th Century
November 16, 2014–March 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

Fashion Fusion: Native Textiles in Spanish Colonial Art
Exhibition

Fashion Fusion: Native Textiles in Spanish Colonial Art

May 19, 2013–November 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–November 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

March 25, 2012–July 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