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Phillipe Thiébaut "Robert de Montesquiou, Artist of Attitude and Gesture"
Phillipe Thiébaut at The Museum at FIT's 16th fashion symposium, Proust’s Muse, held on Thursday, October 20, 2016.
The day-long symposium was organized in conjunction with the exhibition Proust's Muse, The Countess Greffulhe. Researchers from the United States and Europe discussed the connections between fashion, patronage, literature, and the arts in turn of the century France.
Phillipe Thiébaut is the general curator of patrimony with the Musée d'Orsay, where he was appointed in 1980 to form the Art Nouveau Collections. He has commissioned many exhibitions including 1900 at the Galeries nationales duGrand Palais. In 2013, the Institut national d’histoire de l’art recruited him as scientific advisor in the domain of decorative arts, design, and material culture.
The Museum at FIT
Symposium: Proust’s Muse
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