BY MIA CROONA
If you haven’t been to The Met before it’s time to go right away. The Met is located at 1000 5th Avenue and it opens at 10 AM every day. And have some beautiful exhibitions to offer. Susanna and I met for lunch at David Burke at Bloomingdale’s and walked up from there to The Met. It was a beautiful walk and the sun was shining.
The atmosphere outside The Met is also beautiful with fountains and the famous Met steps from Gossip Girl. You can decide how much you want to pay for entering The Met.
Both Susanna and I have been to the museum before and this time we wanted to check out the Comme des Garcons exhibition Art of the In-Between. The exhibition started May 4 and will last until September 4, 2017.
When first entering the exhibition I was very excited and the room is big and spacious and in white. The room is very modern with the different outfits on the mannequins in focus. Every outfit tells a different story. When standing there looking you can decide depending on how you feel what the different outfits are trying to tell you.
Rei Kawakubo’s fascination with the space between boundaries comes into focus in this monographic exhibition featuring examples of Kawakubo’s womenswear design for Comme des Garcons, dating her first Paris runway show in 1981 to her most recent collection. Existing within and between entitles-self/other, object/subject, fashion/anti-fashion-her work challenges our conventional notion of beauty, good taste, and fissionability.
The Costume Institute’s spring 2017 exhibition examines the work of fashion designer Rei Kawakubo, known for her avant-garde designs and ability to challenge conventional notions of beauty, good taste, and fashionability. The thematic show features approximately 140 examples of Kawakubo’s womenswear for Comme des Garçons dating from the early 1980s to her most recent collection, many with heads and wigs created and styled by Julien d’Ys.
“A magnificent, challenging show … the astonishing garments, installation design and catalog forms a juggernaut that anyone interested in the culture of our time should experience.” —New York Times
I can’t do anything else than agree. The magnificent installation and design are amazing.
Just look at this amazing outfits and the amazing style. I am definitely going back to check out this exhibition one more time, and this was not the last time I visited The Met.
Talk soon, xoxo!