Material Culture

Uncategorized Jul 25, 2011

Video | Royal Marionette Puppets

On view at the DIA through January 1, 2012, “Royal Marionettes” pulls from the institutions Paul McPharlin Puppetry Collection and celebrates the tradition of marionette theater. Read more
Fashion Apr 28, 2011

His and Hers

“His & Hers explores the relationship between gender and fashion over the past 250 years. Clothing can act as an immediate signifier of gender – however, while making distinctions between “masculine” and “feminine” styles of… Read more
Uncategorized Jan 20, 2011

“Dandy” Exhibition

The Nordiska museet in Stockholm has on view, through May 11, 2011, on of the most delightful exhibitions of menswear (perhaps) ever assembled. The installation asks - What is a dandy? What does he look like? Some say a dandy … Read more
Uncategorized Jan 10, 2011

Tangible Things Exhibition at Harvard University

Opening on January 24, 2011, Tangible Things draws together 200 objects pulled from backrooms, basements, and z-closets of Harvard’s varied museums. Tangible Things highlights and questions the modern Western intellectual categories that… Read more
Uncategorized Dec 15, 2010

Gothic Ivories Project

Some quick museum news for today, www.gothicivories.courtauld.ac.uk is now online. The site makes available the first 700 objects from a database that already numbers more than 3,000 ivories. A detailed entry has been written for each… Read more
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