Charles James: A Thin Wall of Air at The Menil Collection

Charles James: A Thin Wall of Air is featured this Summer from May 31 through September 7 at The Menil Collection. The term "a thin wall of air" was coined by James's close friend Bill Cunningham to describe what James called the area where the possibilities of design were Photograph by Paul Hester found: the gap between the fabric and the body. This atypical exhibit focuses on the works of Charles James, the first couturier, commissioned for his friends the de Menils. Born in…

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