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The Victoria and Albert Museum hosts ‘The Costumes of The Supremes’

The performance costumes of The Supremes, one of the most successful groups of all time, will be on display at the V&A this summer. On show will be over 50 outfits that chart the changing image of the group from their dresses in the early days when they were known as The Primettes to the glamorous Hollywood designs they wore at the height of their fame. Set against the backdrop of the meteoric rise of Motown Records, and the turbulence of the American civil rights movement, the display will explore the inspirational role The Supremes played in changing racial perceptions and their influence on today’s performers.

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May 15, 2008 - Posted by | Art Exhibitions, Artists, Design, Fashion, music, News, photography, raw art gallery, Uncategorized | , ,

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