Sportswear to Athleisure: The Creation of Comfortable Clothing
September 8 - December 8, 2017 | Gallery Hours: Wed & Thurs 10am-3pm
“Sportswear to Athleisure” draws from the holdings of the Texas Fashion Collection, part of the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design. This exhibition features historic ensembles from iconic sportswear designers Claire McCardell, Vera Maxwell, and Calvin Klein and includes recent acquisitions by Riccardo Tisci, Yohji Yamamoto, Charles Smith II, and Mary Katrantzou. Together these ensembles demonstrate the chronology of comfortable clothing, from early outdoor leisure fashions to stylish gym-to-street athleisure of today. (Photo credit: Brandon Nichols)
On Bodies: Highlights from The Goss-Michael Foundation and the UNT Texas Fashion Collection
November 3, 2017 - February 2, 2017 | Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-4pm
"On Bodies" features works from the permanent collection of the TFC and The Goss-Michael Foundation, one of the premier collections of contemporary British fine art in the United States. High fashion ensembles by John Galliano, Jean Paul Gaultier, Todd Oldham, Zac Posen, and other illustrate the ways that fashion designers literally and figuratively shape our bodies, while artworks by Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst, James Gilbert, and others offer more abstracted ways of considered our complex embodied experiences. (Photo credit: Abigail Firth)
UNT News, "UNT's Texas Fashion Collection features ensembles along British art in new exhibition"