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‘Dior: From Paris to the World’ Opens at the Denver Art Museum

DENVER — The first retrospective of Dior in the U.S. has landed at the Denver Art Museum — and though the exhibition is a continuation of the 70th-anniversary display that bowed in Paris in 2017, “Christian Dior, Couturier du Rêve,” the DAM show offers an entirely new look at the legacy of the house, and its relationship to the world.
The exhibition, which opens to the public on Nov, 19, is roughly two-thirds new, with much of it never before exhibited. It is comprised of 202 looks, with eight pieces from the collection of Hamish Bowles, several from the Henry Ford Museum, while the majority come from the house of Christian Dior.
“The first project was to bring the Paris exhibition here, like a tour,” says Florence Müller, who curated the exhibition (she co-curated the Parisian show with Olivier Gabet, museum director at Les Arts Décoratifs). “But soon after the opening it was very clear that it was such a huge success in Paris that I was thinking, ‘perhaps nobody will come [in Denver], because if you take the same exhibition, what is the new vision?’ Then very soon this idea came to reinvent, reshape the exhibition, remodel the content.”
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