Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe – Brooklyn Museum
September 10, 2014–February 15, 2015
Robert E. Blum Gallery, 1st Floor
“Killer Heels explores fashion’s most provocative accessory. From the high platform chopines of sixteenth-century Italy to the glamorous stilettos on today’s runways and red carpets, the exhibition looks at the high-heeled shoe’s rich and varied history and its enduring place in our popular imagination.
As fashion statement, fetish object, instrument of power, and outlet of artistic expression for both the designer and the wearer, throughout the ages the high-heeled shoe has gone through many shifts in style and symbolism.” Read More.