Elsa Schiaparelli

One of my favorite classes at UGA was Modern Art and Dance. In this course, we looked at the emergence of the modern dance movement in the early 20th century, examining how it related to the bourgeoning modern art movement. In the spirit of intersectionality, our final paper topics were to involve something that lie outside the normal realm of art history. I chose to research the French fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli, whose avant-garde creations have often been associated with Surrealism and the New Woman movement. 

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