Two separate traveling fashion exhibitions — High Style and The Total Look — both brought here by Cynthia Amneus, curator of fashion arts and textiles/chief curator, showed how 20th-century fashion can have just as visionary and avant-garde an agenda — in the hands of a Gernreich, Charles James or Elsa Schiaparelli — as painting or sculpture. And you can wear it! Read about other striking 2015 art exhibits here.
High Style: Twentieth-Century Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection
continues through Jan. 24 at the Cincinnati Art Museum. More info: cincinnatiartmuseum.org.