Friday, November 03, 2006

'She's Like A Rainbow' Exhibition



Opening Reception at the Fashion and Textile History Gallery at The Museum at FIT Friday, November 10, 7PM. The third exhibition in the Fashion and Textile History Gallery, explores the history, symbolism, science and psychology of color in fashion. Why is red the color of passion and revolution? Why is blue such a popular color, whereas yellow has so many negative associations? Why is black today's most fashionable color?

This exhibition has been organized by Dr. Valerie Steele, museum director, together with Patricia Mears, research curator, Fred Dennis, associate curator of costume; Harumi Hotta, textile educational associate, and Clare Sauro, assistant curator of accessories. An earlier version of She's Like a Rainbow was presented at The Rodin Gallery in Seoul, Korea in 2005, in conjunction with the Samsung Art and Design Institute (SADI).

For additional information contact: Brenda Pérez, Director of Media Relations (212) 217-7642. RSVP to 212-217-5955.

The exhibition is sponsored by ELLE and Redkin. Additional support provided by members of the Couture Council.

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