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John Singer Sargent and the Little Black Dress: How the Color of Mourning Became the Height of Chic

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10/16/2012

ART LECTURE: John Singer Sargent and the Little Black Dress: How the Color of Mourning Became the Height of Chic with Gioia Diliberto, writer, and author of I am Madame X. Acclaimed author and art historian Gioia Diliberto discusses John Singer Sargent role in popularizing the color black as an appropriate hue for high fashion instead of its long-associated role with mourning. The talk is held in conjunction with the Fleming Museum of Art current exhibition, From Mourning to Night: John Singer Sargent and Black in Fashion.

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