The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has announced the theme of the Met Gala next year and the exhibition that accompanies the Costume Institute, and one thing that promises not to be is subtle.
Titled "Camp: Notes on Fashion", the 2019 show seems probably the most scandalous to date, with the theme of the drawing in an essay by Susan Sontag from 1964 that describes the camp as "love for the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration "
Undoubtedly, the night of the biggest year in the world of fashion, the annual gala fundraiser by invitation only is celebrated the night before the opening of the exhibition on the first Monday of May at the Metropolitan Museum of Art of the City of New York.
Few will forget one of the most memorable moments of the red carpet of the year. Rihanna, dressed as the Pope for the Met Gala. How will you interpret the theme of the 2019 camp? Credit: HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP / AFP / Getty Images
"Whether it's a pop camp, a queer camp, a high camp or a political camp, Trump is a very figure of the camp, I think it's very timely."
A total of 175 objects, including women's and men's fashion, from the 17th century to the present, will be exhibited at the Costume Institute exhibition.
1/35 – The actress Blake Lively
Blake Lively wears a Versace dress at the Met Gala in New York on Monday, May 7. The event only by invitation raises funds for the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Credit: John Shearer / Getty Images
Pop icon Lady Gaga, singer Harry Styles, tennis star Serena Williams, Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele and Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour will serve as co-presidents.
The news attracted the enthusiasm of the fashion community and social networks.
Gaga "built a career from art and high-concept camp," and the "former children's pennant turned star of the Gucci campaign has been transformed into a millennial David Bowie, embracing art and style while ascending to the category of rock star ". "
Shirt, Franco Moschino (Italian, 1950-1994) for the House of Moschino (Italian, founded in 1983), spring / summer 1991
Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Credit: Johnny dufort
Among the past programs of the Costume Institute that have attracted wide assistance include the "Celestial: fashion and the Catholic imagination" of this year and "China: through the mirror" of 2015.