Killer Heels

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Killer Heals (Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe) was a blockbuster exhibition that ran at the Brooklyn Museum from September 10, 2014 – March 1, 2015.[1][2]

The exhibition displayed high-heeled footwear, for men and women, as art objects.[3] The New York Times called the exhibition, "mesmerizing, disturbing but undeniably consummate."[4] The Museum extended the extremely popular show an additional 2 weeks beyond the scheduled closing date.[5][6]

The curator was Lisa Small, who also edited a well-received illustrated book on the topic, "Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe.[7] Photographer Steven Klein collaborated on the exhibit.[8]

Killer Heels was also shown later at:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Killer Heels". brooklynmuseum.org. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  2. ^ Crocker, Lizzie (11 September 2014). "Up, Up, Up: The Hottest High Heels in History". Daily Beast. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  3. ^ Adamczyk, alicia (17 September 2014). "Killer Heels: A New Museum Exhibit Celebrates Shoes To Die For". Forbes. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  4. ^ Smith, Roberta (11 September 2014). "Fantasies From Pandora's Shoe Box". New York Times. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Brooklyn Museum Extends KILLER HEELS Through 3/1". Broadway World. 16 January 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  6. ^ Settembre, Jennette (4 September 2014). "'Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe' opening at the Brooklyn Museum". New York Daily News. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  7. ^ Begos, Kevin (10 December 2014). "'Killer Heels' Looks at the History of High Heels". New York Times. AP. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  8. ^ Tietjen, Alexa (3 October 2017). "If Shoes Could Kill: Steven Klein Unveils 'Fetish' Exhibit at Sotheby's". WWD. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  9. ^ Roberts, Kathleen (24 May 2015). "'Killer Heels' exhibit features more than 160 historic and contemporary pumps". Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  10. ^ Harrop, JoAnne Klimovich (21 September 2015). "Frick Art & Historical Center to host 'Killer Heels' exhibit". Tribune. Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  11. ^ Maiellano, Sarah (8 April 2016). "12 can't-miss U.S. museum exhibits this spring". USA Today. Retrieved 1 May 2016.

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