First Look: Exhibition "Camp: Notes On Fashion"

Fashion exhibitions organized by UNDERWORLD They enjoy great interest – not only among fans of clothes. There you could see the achievements for the first time Alexander McQueen (standing out earlier in gigantic queues) or an exhibition dedicated Rei kawakubo, The founder of Comme des Garçons, the second designer, whose museum organized an exhibition in his lifetime (only Yves Saint Laurent in 1983 was ahead of her.).

Last year's exhibition P.T. "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" She broke all records. Not only was it the largest fashion exhibition organized by MET, but also the most -visited museum in the history. 1659647 – exactly so many people appeared in New York to delve into fashion and church relationships.

Undoubtedly, the documentary film brought the great popularity of fashion exhibitions "The First Monday in May". He talks about the preparations for the Great Met Gala – the most important fashion event of the year, which officially opens the exhibition for the audience. As the film shows (reports preparations for the exhibition "China: Through the Looking Glass") Organizers – under supervision Anna Wintour – They put a lot of effort to show fashion in various contexts. There is never a clothes there just clothing.

The theme of this year's exhibition raised many questions. What is a camp? How it is related to fashion? The essay of Susan Sontag, which inspired the topic of the exhibition, is not an easy reading.

Kamp is difficult to define. Connects the items [in the style of] King Sun and Draq Queen. [As Oscar Wilde used to say] either either a work of art or carry it – explained Anna Wintour at the presentation of the exhibition during Fashion Week in Milan.

What else we learned about the upcoming event?

The first part of the exhibition will belong. As explained by Andrew Bolton, the curator of the exhibition, the camp was present in each of these historical spaces. In London he was a secret language of gays. In France, Prince Filip I, who was the personification of the camp He devoted his life to dances and dressing up.

I believe that the camp is associated with fashion due to the emphasis on texture, sensual surface and style at the cost of the content – added the curator.

The second part of the exhibition is a "modern" period. From 1960 to today. 100 projects – not only fashion. At the exhibition we will see photos ( Susan Sontag in the lens of Warhol), creations and accessories. M will Lagerfeld projects for Chanel (the famous collection inspired by Versailles from 1997), Alessandro Michele for Gucci (designer supports the organization of the exhibition), Jeremy Scott, Viktor duo&Rolf.

Will we find out what the campaign is thanks to the exhibition? As Bolton admitted, the exhibition may arise more questions than answers. Sounds intriguing, and how it really is?