Common Threads: Dress, Identity and Art in the Twentieth Century
March 31-June 15, 2001
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art


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Following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the country moved into an era characterized by youth, conflict, and an array of political and cultural revolutions. The diversity of political and social points of view was reflected in a vast diversity of style. Popular culture came into its own as artists such as Warhol and Lichtenstein broke down the old barriers between art, design, and commodity.