Posts tagged "met costume institute"

Predictably, Punks Are Protesting The Met’s Chaos Into Couture Show

The Met Costume Institute's Ball last week was clearly just a harbinger to come -- the tone deaf outfits and embarrassing displays of total non-punkness were simply pre-cursors to fairly scathing critiques of the exhibit itself. But even -- and especially -- those outside of the establishment are expressing their disdain for the collection. Gerry…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 15, 2013

The 2013 Met Costume Institute Ball: Hits

We could get into the atrocious politics, the end-of-culture-ness that having a Costume Institute Ball themed around punk entails. We could talk about how political punk icons like Joe Strummer and the dudes from Crass would be appalled by such a blatant cultural misappropriation. About how the Punk: Chaos to Couture exhibition at the Met…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 7, 2013