Oooh, Frocktalkers, this is exciting. Academy-Award-Winning costume designer James Acheson will be part of a panel about historical costumes in film moderated by Academy-Award-Nominated costume designer Deborah Nadoolman Landis at the Getty Center! Here are the details:
Dressing the Part: Historical Costume in Film
At the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center
Sunday, June 5, 2011, 3:00 p.m.
LOS ANGELES – This Sunday, June 5, three-time Academy Award® winning costume designer James Acheson (Dangerous Liaisons) along with costume designer and UCLA professor Deborah Landis, and fashion historian Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell discuss fashion history and its representation in movies in Dressing the Part: Historical Costume in Film, a panel discussion at the Getty Center. The program is related to the exhibitions Paris: Life and Luxury, which evokes the rich material ambiance of Paris during the mid-18th century, and Fashion in the Middle Ages, which reveals how manuscript illuminators depicted the dress of figures ranging from kings and popes to tradesmen and peasants.