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United Kingdom

Dates of visit

5 - 6 May 2016

Purpose visit

As part of the Thursday Night Alistair O'Neill will give a lecture with references to his exhibitions as Valentino: Master of Couture (2012) and Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! (2013). The evening Fashion and the Museum is the last Thursday Night connected to the Temporary Fashion Museum and reflects upon the significance of the exhibition, both internationally and nationally. Besides, O'Neill visits Rotterdam based Susan Bijl, GROOS, C.Cruden and Margreet Olsthoorn.


Fashion historian Alistair O’Neill is Reader in Fashion History and Theory at Central Saint Martins. He is the author of London - After a Fashion (2007) and writes widely on contemporary fashion. Recent curatorial projects include co-curating SHOWstudio: Fashion Revolution (2009), Valentino: Master of Couture (2012). He is the curator ofIsabella Blow: Fashion Galore! (2013), for which he also edited the accompanying publication (Rizzoli, 2013).