Opening day for the Costume Institute’s Spring 2018 Exhibition Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination was today in New York City. The exhibit is on view from May 10 through October 8, 2018 and The thematic exhibition of medieval masters of the art offer us a look into traditional Catholic fashion influenced by the devotional practices and traditions of Catholicism.
“The Catholic imagination is rooted in and sustained by artistic practice, and fashion’s embrace of sacred images, objects, and customs continues the ever-evolving relationship between art and religion,” said Daniel H. Weiss, President and CEO of The Met.
The exhibition is made possible by Christine and Stephen A. Schwarzman, and Versace.
Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
Location: The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters
Date: May 10th –October 8th, 2018