Costume designers don’t make clothes – they create characters.
So suggested Deborah Nadoolman Landis, curator of the elaborate Hollywood Costume exhibition which is entering the final four days of its stay at the Wilshire May Company building in Los Angeles as part of a costume program that has run since early October in conjunction with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Nadoolman Landis has worked as a professional costume designer for 40 years and spent over seven years organizing, collecting and creating multiple media for the Hollywood Costume Exhibit. “I got my office at the Victorian Albert Museum in 2007,” she said of the London facility. “The show opened on Oct. 20, 2012. It was the biggest show in the history of the Victorian Albert Museum, and it was the biggest show in the history of The Australian Center for the Moving Image.” […]