I was recently asked to participate in a series for Another Magazine, so I contributed some thoughts on the relationship between dance and fashion, the subject of my next exhibition:
Tim Gunn, fashion mentor and co-host of the television show Project Runway, will join me at the Brooklyn Museum on January 30, 2014 to talk fashion. Visit the event page for more details.
7 pm | Brooklyn Museum | $20
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
The following is a list of key press articles about A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk.
Columbia Spectator | Queer Eye for the Fashionable Guy | Virginia Fu
The Daily Beast | Queer Style A History of Fashion at FIT in New York | Peter Davis
Fashionista | It’s Time to Rewrite a Queer History of Fashion | Tanwi Nandini Islam
Hyperallergic | Subversive Style, Straight Out of the Closet | Alexander Cavaluzzo
New York Times | Out of the Closet | Suzy Menkes
New York Times | In Search of a Gay Aesthetic | Guy Trebay
OUT | The Must-See Exhibit: Queer Fashion at FIT | Max Berlinger
Pacific Standard | Interview: Looking Back at Fashion’s Queer History | Paul Hiebert
Public Books | After a Queer Fashion | Abigail Joseph
Style.com | Glitter and Be Gay? Addressing the LGBT Influence in Fashion | Matthew Schneier
Vogue | “A Queer History of Fashion” Opens at FIT This Week | Lynn Yaeger
W Magazine | A Gay Old Time | Michael Musto
Washington Post | New York fashion exhibit examines the influence of gay designers | Robin Givhan
My one-on-one conversation w/ Fran Lebowitz at the Queer History of Fashion symposium at the Museum at FIT on February 8th, touched upon the subjects of personal style, Marlene Dietrich, and gay designers. WWD covered it.
Update: Tack Mag has a full transcript here.