September 17, 2020
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Join fashion historian Dr. Kyunghee Pyun as she virtually guides guests through the fashions on display in The Sleeping Giant. Using the posters for reference, she will talk about the history of Chinese fashion, the modernization of traditional clothing, and the development of Mao Suits. An excellent introduction to Chinese fashion history!
Dr. Kyunghee Pyun is Associate Professor of art history at the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York. Her scholarship focuses on history of collecting, reception of Asian art, diaspora of Asian artists, and Asian American visual culture. Her recent book Fashion, Identity, Power in Modern Asia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) discusses modernized dresses in the twentieth century. She is currently writing a book on school uniforms in East Asia. As an independent curator, she has collaborated with contemporary artists in New York since 2013.
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