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African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style

Start
March 26, 2017
End
July 30, 2017
Cost
Free
Site
http://fowler.ucla.edu/exhibitions/african-print-fashion-now/

African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style will feature the dynamic and diverse dress traditions of African-print cloth—the boldly patterned and brightly colored textiles popular across Africa—and their increasing connections to the international fashion and contemporary art worlds. This exhibition and accompanying programs will build awareness of African art and culture, and the central role print cloth has played in the expression of African identity since the 19th century. The Fowler Museum is uniquely situated to provide historical context to this emerging global fashion phenomenon and to challenge perceptions of Africa as static and culturally isolated.
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Monday and Tuesday: Closed, Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.,
Thursday to Sunday 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.

Location

Fowler Museum at UCLA
W. Sunset Blvd. and Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Phone:
310.825.4361
Website:
Info: 310.825.4361, fowler.ucla.edu W. Sunset Blvd. and Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles

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