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Museum Exhibition Review
Reviews two recent museum exhibitions with war related themes.
# 122095 | 500 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (General) , Art (General)

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This paper reviews two recent museum exhibitions in New York City with themes of war and armor.These shows are compared and contrasted. The reviewer finds that while the Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition on armor is found to be educational, the Fashion Institute of Technology's 'Love and War' show is essentially trite and trendy.

From the Paper:

"There are two shows currently on display in New York that provide grist fo rthe perennial question of whether clothes make the man or in the case of the 'Love and War' exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology, the woman. Both provide food for thought about the ambiguous psycho-sexual and cultural implications of armor and what clothing says about the power of those who wear it. The ongoing exhibition of armor and tools of mayhem at the Metropolitan Museum of Art..."

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