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Ballerina Symposium: Lynn Garafola "Anna Pavlova: A Ballerina of Taste"
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.
Lynn Garafola is professor emerita of dance at Barnard College, Columbia University. A dance historian who has written extensively on twentiethcentury dance, especially ballet, she is completing a biography of the choreographer Bronislava Nijinska.
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