Skip to main content

Search NYU Steinhardt

History of Costume: The 20th Century

Examines the evolution of fashionable dress and practices from 1900 to the 1980s, investigating high style as well as mainstream fashion, changing materials and silhouette, and the interplay between fashion and the arts. Original research via primary materials including museum objects, periodicals, designer archives, and film is emphasized, as the class explores the dynamics of dress in the international culture of the 20th century through lectures, readings and discussions.

Course #
ARCS-GE 2063
Units
3
Term
Fall
Department