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Ballerina Symposium: Jane Pritchard "Sylphs, Snowflakes and Soldiers"
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.
Jane Pritchard, MBE, is the curator of dance at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. She is also a dance historian, lecturer, archivist, and radio commentator who curated and edited the exhibition and book Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes, 1909–1929.
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