Monthly Archives: May 2013

Art, fashion and guestbooks at the Kronenhalle

During the 1930s, Abraham was under the leadership of Gustav Zumsteg. He regularly stayed in Paris and became acquainted with a number of influential artists, from Georges Braque to Marc Chagall and Alberto Giacometti, and famous couturiers, such as Pierre Balmain, Christian Dior, Elsa Schiaparelli and Yves Saint Laurent. These great names from the art […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Wikimedia Fashion edit-a-thon in Utrecht

Information on fashion should be accurate, rich and accessible to everyone. Especially on one of the most used websites in the world: Wikipedia. That is why the Europeana Fashion project is working on improving fashion information on Wikipedia and project partner MoMu is making important steps to open up its collection to the world. In […]

Visitor of the month

Living and studying in Antwerp, Elien Migalski found her way to our library. She is a 23 year old Master student Film Studies and Visual Culture at the University of Antwerp. Her thesis is a visual analysis of fashion spreads published in British Vogue in 1960-1980 and 2010. Elien will try to link it to […]

Visit from Reykjavik

Last Friday MoMu welcomed the fashion students of the Reykjavik School of Design. Not only did we provide an interesting insight into our current exhibition about Abraham’s vision and working, but they also got the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes at MoMu with our curator Frieda Sorber. During their trip down fashion’s […]

Vote for MoMu!

For seven years in a row now, the Museum Prize has been rewarding museums all over Belgium. The initiators, the magazine ‘Openbaar Kunstbezit in Vlaanderen‘ (Public Art Collection Flanders) and the law firm Linklaters, offer a Flemish, a Walloon and a Brussels museum 10,000 euros each. The jury pays particular attention to the museum’s accessibility […]