“Though the #MetGala and the @metmuseum’s new show, #MetAboutTime, are postponed, we have a first look today at the inside of the exhibition,” the magazine wrote on its Instagram page. Take a look:
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Though the #MetGala and the @metmuseum's new show, #MetAboutTime, are postponed, we have a first look today at the inside of the exhibition. Tap the link in our bio to see all of @annieleibovitz's photos, and stay tuned for some of our favorite throwbacks to the First Monday in May. Photographed by @annieleibovitz, Vogue, May 2020
“About Time: Fashion and Duration” was the chosen theme this year to explore the timeline of the fashion industry. The scene shared on Instagram by the magazine was photographed by Annie Leibovitz. Here’s a look at some of the pictures that Annie clicked:
The pictures juxtapose old and new outfits with similar silhouette. As part of the show, curator Andrew Bolton was expected to feature 160 pieces of womenswear, divided into two sections. The first comprises a chronological arrangement of black outfits, from 1870 to 2020. The second showcases white ensembles with bursts of colour, according to Vogue. Bolton found inspiration for the exhibition in the 1992 film Orlando, based on Virginia Woolf’s novel of the same name.
The gala was to be co-chaired by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emma Stone, Meryl Streep and Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.