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About Time: Fashion and Duration
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UNITED SCENIC ARTISTS LOCAL USA 829, IATSE ELECTS NEW LEADERSHIP
United Scenic Artists Local USA 829, IATSE has elected Edward Pierce as president of the union that is the representative voice of designers and scenic artists within the entertainment industry. Pierce, an established Broadway designer, was previously a Trustee on the national board. He succeeds Beverly Miller, who has held the position since 1995.
Costume Institute Exhibition Presents a Disrupted Timeline of Fashion History The Costume Institute’s exhibition About Time: Fashion and Duration (on view October 29, 2020 to February 7, 2021) traces 150 years of fashion, from 1870 to the present, along a disrupted timeline, in honor of the Museum’s 150th anniversary. Employing philosopher Henri Bergson’s concept of la durée - the continuity of time—the exhibition explores how clothes generate temporal associations that conflate the past, present, and future. The concept is also examined through the writings of Virginia Woolf, who serves as the exhibition’s “ghost narrator
The exhibition is made possible by Louis Vuitton. Corporate sponsorship is also provided by Condé Nast.
Additional support is provided by Michael Braun, John and Amy Griffin, Nancy C. and Richard R. Rogers, the Natasha and Adar Poonawalla Foundation, and the Laura and Raymond Johnson Fund.