Through 8 September 2019
The Metropolitan Museum of Art launched a new exhibition in partnership with the Costume Institute, showcasing more than 250 objects dating from the seventeenth century to the present, exploring the origins of the camp aesthetic examining elements of irony, humor, parody, pastiche and theatricality in fashion.
“The historical journey is thoroughly engaging…you don’t stop thinking about it. It sticks with you and niggles in the brain.” —New York Times
“Just might top 2018’s extravaganza…focused and cleverly thought out, offering an instructive journey… entertaining and educative…he attentive visitor will relish in the many sensibilities of camp” —Independent