Ballerina Symposium: Patricia Mears “Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse”

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Ballerina Symposium: Patricia Mears “Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse”


Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse was The Museum at FIT’s 23rd academic symposium. The one-day event explored the ways in which twentieth-century ballerinas and their glamorous, romantic costumes profoundly inspired modern fashion.
Patricia Mears is deputy director of The Museum at FIT. She has curated numerous exhibitions and written the accompanying texts, the most recent being Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse.


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