OMAR VICTOR DIOP / COURTESY MAGNIN-A GALLERY
"A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes" opens Feb. 21.
New Orleans Museum of Art will screen six documentaries about the fashion industry this spring in conjunction with "A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes," its first-ever fashion exhibit which opens Feb. 21.
The film series kicks off March 2 with The Legacy of Alexander McQueen
, which is a profile of the avant-garde designer whose 2010 suicide rocked the fashion world. McQueen's work figures prominently in "A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes."
There also is a documentary about the making of Vogue
's annual tomelike September issue, which sets the tone for fashion coverage for the coming year, and a profile of shoe designer and Sex and the City
-era household name Manolo Blahnik.
Here's the complete schedule, which screen at the museum's campus in City Park.
March 2: The Legacy of Alexander McQueen
at 6:30 p.m.
March 3: Bangalogia: The Science of Style
and Sapeurs: The Men Inside the Suits
at 2 p.m.
April 7: Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards
at 2 p.m.
April 20: The First Monday in May
at 7 p.m.
May 18: The September Issue
at 9 p.m.