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Art Déco Fashion


6:00 p.m. Monday, February 23, 2009:

Jacques Charette will make a presentation on fashion of the Art Deco period.

Mr Charette studied fashion history and was the assistant to François Barbeau for the movie Les Plouffe.

This presentation will help you plan your wardrobe for the Art Deco Congress  in May.
Concordia University, York Theatre, Room  EV1.605
,1515  Saint-Catherine  West,
 Metro Guy-Concordia
All Welcome. Free Admission.

Kees Van Dongen and Flamboyant Elegance

Lecture by Véronique Borboen, costume designer and professor, Université du Québec à Montréal
Wednesday, February 4 at 6 PM in English
le mecredi, janvier 28 à 18h en français
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Maxwell-Cummings Auditorium
Level S1
Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion
Admission Free

vandongen-womensofa.png Following in the footsteps of Van Dongen, an observer who loved women, this lecture will explore fashion from the Belle Époque to the Roaring Twenties. Van Dongens’s unique role as a Fauve portraitiste will serve to shed light on the evolution of adornment and body image.