Costume Institute

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Exhibitions

Met Costume Institute plans exhibition keyed to the museum’s 150th anniversary

Show, timed to spring gala, will analyse “the temporal twists and turns of fashion history”

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Diary

Striking a pose at the Met

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Diary

Camping out for Camp

We caught up with the crowds waiting to spot celebs—particularly Harry Styles—on the red carpet of tonight’s annual Met Gala

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Costume Institute

Bold, ironic and camp: Met show explores exuberant expression in fashion

Costume Institute's new exhibition Camp: Notes on Fashion examines camp from the 17th century onwards

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In the frame

Camp moves from the margins to the Met in the next Costume Institute show

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Be dazzled by Mary Corse's light at the Whitney or catch the Met's Heavenly Bodies before it closes

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In the frame

Met’s Heavenly Bodies show reaches sky-high visitor figures

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Linda on the loose

The Met’s Heavenly Bodies is an exhibition desperate for a halo

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Exhibitions

‘How can we judge a work of art that was inspired by a person’s faith?’

The Reverend James Martin, a Jesuit priest and author, on what Catholics can take away from the Met’s Heavenly Bodies exhibition

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In the frame

Heavenly bodies descend for Met Gala

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Conservation & Preservation

Behind the seams at the Met’s Costume Institute

How the New York museum is leading the way in conserving half a millennium of style