Overview

Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe

Deadly sharp stilettos, architecturally inspired wedges and platforms, and a number of artfully crafted shoes that defy categorization were featured among the selection of nearly 160 historical and contemporary heels on loan from designers, the renowned Brooklyn Museum costume collection housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Bata Shoe Museum, and others.

Included among the many artists, designers, and fashion houses represented in Killer Heels were:
  • Balenciaga
  • Manolo Blahnik
  • Chanel
  • Christian Dior
  • Fendi
  • Salvatore Ferragamo
  • Jean-Paul Gaultier
  • Zaha Hadid
  • Iris van Herpen
  • X United Nude
  • Christian Louboutin
  • Alexander McQueen
  • Prada
  • Roger Vivier 
This exhibition was organized by the Brooklyn Museum.
Program Information

Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe

Dates: June 11, 2016 - September 4, 2016
Location: The Frick Art Museum
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