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Preview OMA's Installation for Met Museum Exhibition "Manus x Machina"

Preview OMA's Installation for Met Museum Exhibition "Manus x Machina"
Preview OMA's Installation for Met Museum Exhibition "Manus x Machina", © Albert Vecerka and OMA
© Albert Vecerka and OMA

With the conclusion of this year’s Met Gala, on Thursday the public will have their first look at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new spring show, "Manus x Machina". According to the museum, “[the exhibition] will explore [an] ongoing dichotomy, in which hand and machine are presented as discordant tools in the creative process, and question the relationship and distinction between haute couture and ready-to-wear.” Occurring in the museum’s Robert Lehman Wing, a 1975 expansion by Kevin Roche and John Dinkeloo, the exhibition design has been developed by Shohei Shigematsu of OMA New York. Organized by Andrew Bolton, the Curator of The Costume Institute, the exhibition will feature over 100 samples of “haute couture and avant-garde ready-to-wear, dating from an 1880s Worth gown to a 2015 Chanel suit.” Read on for a small preview of the exhibition, fashion, and spectacle of Manus x Machina, on view from May 5 - August 14.  

© Naho Kubota and OMA © Albert Vecerka and OMA © Albert Vecerka and OMA Courtesy of OMA +5

Courtesy of OMA
Courtesy of OMA
© Albert Vecerka and OMA
© Albert Vecerka and OMA
© Naho Kubota and OMA
© Naho Kubota and OMA
© Albert Vecerka and OMA
© Albert Vecerka and OMA
Cite: Vladimir Gintoff. "Preview OMA's Installation for Met Museum Exhibition "Manus x Machina"" 03 May 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/786747/preview-omas-installation-for-met-museum-exhibition-manus-x-machina/>
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