101 Dresses


Mimi Smith Camouflage Maternity Dress, 2004, based on 1966 "Maternity Dress

If you are in or around New Haven don't miss 101 Dresses, an exhibition curated by Linda Lindroth and Denise Markonish at Artspace, which will be up until June 23.

The exhibition "celebrates the theme of fashion in contemporary art. On view are 101+ examples in all media, by a mix of local and national visual artists as well as the work of fashion designers and collectors. It takes its inspiration from Eleanor Estes' 1944 classic children's book, The Hundred Dresses."

The selection of artists and designers in the exhibit span generations as it includes the work of Zoe Sheehan, Marisa Jahn, and Despina Papadopoulos alonsgside that of Yoko Ono, Mimi Smith, and Laurie Simmons. (Here, you can find a full list of the artists and designers included.)