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Ballerina Symposium: Joel Lobenthal "Dryads of West 55th Street"
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.
Joel Lobenthal is a dance critic and historian who has also written extensively on fashion. He is the author of six books, most recently Red Star, White Nights: The Life and Death of Yuri Soloviev.
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