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You Are What You Wear: Fashion Statements in Art

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 5/28/2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
Description:
 Throughout history, people have thought of clothing as more than mere protective covering. This lively gallery walk explores changing modes of dress and personal style as represented in world art through the ages. We will see how fashions reflect varied ideas of beauty, taste, status, eroticism and politics, as well as the remarkable ways in which people have tried to turn themselves into works of art. REGISTER
Library: Cook Park Library    map
Location: Meeting Room
Other Information:
 This richly illustrated talk will explore changing modes of dress and personal style as represented in world art through the ages. We will see how fashions reflect varied ideas of beauty, taste, status, eroticism and politics, as well as the remarkable ways in which people have tried to turn themselves into works of art.



Jeff Nigro is a Research Associate and Adjunct Lecturer at the Art Institute of Chicago, and an Instructor at the Newberry Library and the Center for Life and Learning.
Presenter: Jeffrey A. Nigro
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee MUST give 24 HOUR cancellation notice. This allows time to notify others on the waiting list.