New Exhibitions on Textiles in the World

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC. To March 2: “FeatheredWalls:Hangings from Ancient Peru,” 12 Wari feathered panels made between600-1000. May8-Aug. 10: “Charles James: Beyond Fashion.” The inauguralexhibition of thenewly renovated Costume Institute will examine the career ofthe legendary20th-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James (1906–1978).

http://www.metmuseum.or

 

The Museum at FIT,NYC. To Apr. 13: “Trend-ology,” examines the vastarray of sources from whichfashion trends have developed over the past 250years. Feb. 7-Apr, 19: “Elegancein an Age of Crisis: Fashions of the 1930s”reveals advances in fashion anddressmaking technique that took place in women’sand men’s fashion after theEdwardian era.

http://www.fitnyc.edu/museum

 

Bard Graduate Center. To Feb. 2: “An AmericanStyle: Global Sourcesfor New YorkTextile and Fashion Design, 1915-1928”

http://www.bgc.bard.edu/gallery/gallery-at-bgc/focus-gallery.html


Charles B. Wang Center
at Stony Brook University, Stont Brook,NY.Mar. 12-Jun. 14: “Sea of Blue: Asian Indigo Dye,” traditional andcontemporaryindigo-dyed textiles from India,Indonesia, Japan,and Korea.

http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/wang/programs/exhibitions.html 


Victoria and Albert Museum
, London.To Feb. 16, 2014:“Club to Catwalk: LondonFashion in the 1980s.”

http://www.vam.ac.uk

 

Fashionand Textile Museum, London. Jan. 31-May 17: ArtistTextiles:Picasso to Warhol.

http://ftmlondon.org/ftmexhibitions

 

Armitage Center, Manchester.Mar. 2: ManchesterTextile Fair, sponsored by the Textile Society of the UK.

http://www.textilesocietu.org/uk