“Icon” is one of the most frequently used word in the lexicon of fashion in fact, it is rounded to the carelessness, that we have to wonder if it still holds some meaning thrown. Last Saturday, the Met tried to restore part of the word that means the all-day series of his TEDxMet: Icon. Through conversation by choreographer Bill T. Jones, neurologist Dr. Eric R. Kandel (often a love affair with art through science tells us), and the medieval art curator Melanie Holcomb, events which, taken in connection with a globally recognized organization TED, TEDx is the first meeting ever to be hosted in the museum that is designed to both explore and challenge our understanding of the icon. Curator Luke Syson explained that he thought the Mona Lisa is the most iconic works of art in history-until he developed a love / hate relationship with a pair of pink, handmade vase elephant seventeenth century France by Jean-Claude Duplessis. Later, American comedian Negin Farsad-Muslim, if a little hysterical thorough called “I Used to Be Black: Notes from Icon-less America,” about the identity crisis coming-of-age and difficulty in finding an Iranian American role model (“join me , “she” begged and afraid to let some new icons! ‘) examines how the Marcel Breuer building Whitney Museum (which., and architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff Met took over as the Whitney moves downtown 2015) could alter the structure of the Bauhaus hated to beloved landmark worth saving .
As might be expected, but is most passionate journalists discuss its 2011 exhibition Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton. The event attracted 661 509 visitors during its run seventy-seven days, but Bolton noted that neither he nor the Met, which is expected to be successful. “You just have to see how we handle the line to see it,” he said with a laugh. And while suicide McQueen played a little unnerving, Bolton pointed out that “the beauty and the power mode McQueen” Savage Beauty exhibition fashion that makes the most popular in the history of the Met.
Before his speech, which was interrupted by the screen is covered with pictures of plants and early Savage Beauty most memorable and McQueen runway, ends, Bolton joked that he asked people nearby-including McQueen Sarah Burton or the end of the exhibition designers will approve. Apparently everyone is offering the same response. “He will take his name in the museum, but it would be a little upset that people come to see than King Tut was. Event is” Before the off stage, Bolton added that, after one of his last shows, McQueen notes, “There is no way back for me right now. traveling that I would’ve never dreamed of. ” “This,” Bolton said, “is his legacy. And this is what it means to be.” We have to agree that the icon symbolizes McQueen said in the true sense.