Dressed to kill 2021: Impressionism and 19th century fashion: new artistic practice - Saturday series

Dressed to kill 2021: When art and fashion collide - Saturday series

01 May 2021 - 01 May 2021 10.30am - 12.00pm
Domain Theatre
Fashion was central to the new art of the French Impressionists. 19th century Paris, the capital of fashion, with its boulevards and department stores, the new medium of photography, the great expansion of fashion magazines and advertising transformed the artistic output of Manet, Caillebotte, Renoir, Cassatt, Morisot and Monet. As museums expanded, critics argued that fashion could learn from paintings and aspire to art’s status. How did this lead to a revolution in fashion design and the need for the haute couture system?

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