May 28th 2019 to November 27th 2020
Open Today, Free Entry
The Museum at FIT, 7th Avenue at 27 Street, New York, 10001
In fashion, minimalism and maximalism define two extremes along the design spectrum. Minimalism, the aesthetic of less-is-more, is based on a reductive approach to design, and celebrates purity and restraint. Maximalism, on the other hand, accentuates the beauty of excess and redundancy. While these may be considered aesthetic opposites, both seek to challenge perception, and as forms of expression, they serve as indicators of the sociocultural and economic zeitgeist of the given time period.
This exhibition explores the interplay between minimalist and maximalist aesthetics as they have been and continue to be expressed through fashion. Beginning in the eighteenth century, the exhibition examines how these aesthetic viewpoints are expressed over time and move fashion forward.
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Upcoming Opening Times
|Tue||Nov 12 2019||12:00pm - 8:00pm|
|Wed||Nov 13 2019||12:00pm - 8:00pm|
|Thu||Nov 14 2019||12:00pm - 8:00pm|
|Fri||Nov 15 2019||12:00pm - 8:00pm|
|Sat||Nov 16 2019||10:00am - 5:00pm|
|Tue||Nov 19 2019||12:00pm - 8:00pm|
|Wed||Nov 20 2019||12:00pm - 8:00pm|
|Thu||Nov 21 2019||12:00pm - 8:00pm|
|Fri||Nov 22 2019||12:00pm - 8:00pm|
|Sat||Nov 23 2019||10:00am - 5:00pm|