Tuesday, May 5

China: Through the Looking Glass

"The Costume Institute’s spring 2015 exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass, is on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from May 7 through August 16, 2015. Presented in the Museum’s Chinese Galleries and Anna Wintour Costume Center, the exhibition explores the impact of Chinese aesthetics on Western fashion and how China has fueled the fashionable imagination for centuries. In this collaboration between The Costume Institute and the Department of Asian Art, high fashion is juxtaposed with Chinese costumes, paintings, porcelains, and other art, including films, to reveal enchanting reflections of Chinese imagery. ..."
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Select Images
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Video
Vogue: A Preview of “China: Through the Looking Glass”
Inside the Met's Spring Exhibit, 'China: Through the Looking Glass'
YouTube: China: Through the Looking Glass, Met Reveals 'China: Through the Looking Glass'