LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART

Centrally located between the beach and downtown Los Angeles, LACMA features artwork covering the expanse of art history—from ancient to contemporary—and the globe. Learn more: lacma.org

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The Costume and Textiles collection at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is becoming a bona fide sartorial attraction,thanks to the recent acquisition of 158 pieces by couture designers dating from 1880 to 2008. Made possible by patron Ellen A. Michelson, the collection boasts creations by nearly 50 designers, including Cristóbal Balenciaga, Jean Dessès, Christian Dior, Hubert de Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, Jeanne Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Jean Patou, Paul Poiret, and Paco Rabanne. The collection also has a large number of pieces by three of fashion’s most-recognized female designers — Coco Chanel, Madame Grès, and Madeleine Vionnet.
LACMA Acquires Couture Collection With Pieces by Balenciaga, Madame Grès, and More | Silhouettes | ARTINFO.com

The Costume and Textiles collection at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is becoming a bona fide sartorial attraction,thanks to the recent acquisition of 158 pieces by couture designers dating from 1880 to 2008. Made possible by patron Ellen A. Michelson, the collection boasts creations by nearly 50 designers, including Cristóbal BalenciagaJean DessèsChristian DiorHubert de GivenchyChristian LacroixJeanne LanvinYves Saint LaurentAlexander McQueenJean PatouPaul Poiret, and Paco Rabanne. The collection also has a large number of pieces by three of fashion’s most-recognized female designers — Coco ChanelMadame Grès, and Madeleine Vionnet.

LACMA Acquires Couture Collection With Pieces by Balenciaga, Madame Grès, and More | Silhouettes | ARTINFO.com

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