“Camp: Notes on Fashion,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new Costume Institute exhibit, has some hot artistic hunks and elegant threads, a provocative idea and plenty of pink. But by pitching too big a tent, the show’s theme eludes it.
Lalique is one of the most familiar names in glass and I’m almost sure to find an example or two on a client visit. But René Lalique’s glass was the focus of the second of his two highly successful careers. He was first known for his outstanding Art Nouveau jewelry designs.