NYC-ARTS Choice: American Folk Art Museum
Clip: Season 2014 Episode 110 | 9m 17s
For centuries fashion has played a major role in folk art. The American Folk Art Museum recently posed a challenge to thirteen top designers, who were asked to create works of fashion by responding to artworks from the museum's collection. Christina Ha speaks with curators Stacey Hollander and Alexis Carreno about the result of this project, the exhibition "Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art."
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NYC-ARTS is made possible in part by First Republic Bank. Major funding for NYC-ARTS is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, the Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation, the Jean Dubinsky Appleton Estate, Jody and John Arnhold, Ellen and James S. Marcus, The Lewis “Sonny” Turner Fund for Dance, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, and the Elroy and Terry Krumholz Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN.