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Exhibition: Toledo/Toledo: A marriage of Art and Fashion
date 27.01.1998 – 25.04.1998
location The Museum at FIT, New York
creation Museum at FIT (Museum)
curator Steele, Valerie (Theory/Journalism)
url www.fitnyc.edu/museum

text Toledo/Toledo: A Marriage of Art and Fashion, chronicles 10 years of Ruben and Isabel Toledo, celebrating this unique creative dynamic between artist and designer through painting, sculpture, illustration and clothing. The exhibition featured mannequins by Pucci and shoes specially designed for Isabel's shows by Manolo Blahnik.

He is part Ricky Ricardo, part Salvador Dali. She is part Morticia Addams, part Frida Kahlo. Together they form one of the most inspired - and inspiring - marriages of art and fashion of the 20th Century.

Artist Ruben Toledo and designer Isabel Toledo were born in Cuba one year and one day apart. They both arrived in America as children and met when they were students at Memorial High School in West New York. Over the years,... [more]


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  1 © Photo by Irving Solero, Courtesy of the Museum at FIT, New York, 2 © Photo by Irving Solero, Courtesy of the Museum at FIT, New York

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