Did you see The King's Speech, Alice in Wonderland or True Grit? What about Clash of the Titans or Burlesque? Selected costumes from these and other films are currently on display at the FIDM Museum. Featuring costumes from 20 films released in 2010, our annual exhibition provides an up-close view of the costumer's art.
The exhibition is FREE and open to the public, Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. through April 30th, 2011. Please note that the FIDM Museum will be closed April 22 through April 25 for Spring Recess.
Until you have a chance to see the exhibition in person, here's a sneak peak. You'll have to visit our galleries to see what other costumes are on display!
Collen Atwood for Alice in Wonderland. The costumes from Alice in Wonderland are nominated for a Costume Design Academy Award. A prolific costume designer, Atwood has received many Oscar nominations for her costume designs and won twice: Memoirs of a Geisha in 2006 and Chicago in 2002.
Jenny Beavan for The King's Speech. Beavan costumed many of the Merchant Ivory period films, including the 1986 film A Room With a View, which won an Academy Award for Costume Design. The King's Speech is nominated for multiple Oscars, including Costume Design and Best Picture.
Mary Claire Hannan for The Kids Are All Right. We're proud to welcome FIDM alum Mary Claire Hannan back to campus. Hannan has designed for numerous films, including Into the Wild (2007) and Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown (1997).
Sandy Powell for The Tempest. Powell won the 2010 Costume Design Academy Award for The Young Victoria. This most recent Oscar was her third, following on her wins for Shakespeare in Love (1998) and The Aviator (2004).
Mary Zophres for True Grit. Zophres designed costumes for multiple Ethan and Joel Coen movies, including Fargo (1996) and O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000). Her costumes for the Coen brothers 2010 remake of the 1969 John Wayne film True Grit are nominated for a Costume Design Oscar.