Arts / Fashion

Art Meets Fashion

Timeless Collaboration Kicks Off Dallas Shopping Mecca’s 50th Anniversary

BY // 08.25.15

The celebration of NorthPark Center’s 50th Anniversary begins this month with the opening of “Art Meets Fashion: 1965 – 2015.” Curated by Myra Walker (director and curator of the Texas Fashion Collection from the College of Visual Arts and Design at University of North Texas), the 50-year retrospective epitomizes NorthPark’s shopping mantra: The Art of Shopping. Fashion and art coalesce in harmony at NorthPark under the tutelage of Nancy Nasher and David Haemisegger; this exhibition resonates with the historical and social relevancy of both disciplines by spotlighting key artists and fashion designers from the past five decades. Walker curates a compelling selection that includes Pierre Cardin’s iconic bull’s-eye minidress; a 1974 Halston silk pantsuit printed with an Andy Warhol design based on his 1967 “Flowers” series; and designs from the 2007 Neiman Marcus show “Future Fashion.Through November 1, at NorthPark Center.

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