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Guest Lecture: "Oscar de la Renta", by Jennifer Park and Molly Sorkin

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Oscar de la Renta caftan, spring 1982

Oscar de la Renta caftan, spring 1982. Hand-painted silk crepe de chine. Kent State University Museum, Silverman/Rodgers Collection. Photo courtesy of the Kent State University Museum, photography by Erin Burns

Koret Auditorium

Jennifer Park and Molly Sorkin are authors of Oscar de la Renta.

Jennifer Park is a fashion historian. She is a contributor to the Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, coauthor of Gothic: Dark Glamour, and coeditor of Fortuny y Madrazo: An Artistic Legacy. She cocurated the exhibitions Oscar de la Renta: American Icon (2013) at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style (2014) at the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

Molly Sorkin is a fashion historian. She is the coeditor of Joaquín Sorolla and the Glory of Spanish Dress and Fortuny y Madrazo: An Artistic Legacy, and a contributor to Grove Art Online (Oxford University Press). She cocurated the exhibitions Oscar de la Renta: American Icon (2013) at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style (2014) at the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

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$3 members | $4 non-members. No reservations, but a sign up sheet will be available at the Information Desk prior to the event. Seating is limited; first come, first served.


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