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Jack Edwards Poster Design

 

Character and Costume: A Jack Edwards Retrospective

 

January 21 – May 20, 2012

 

This exhibition featured dozens of refined costume sketches, photographs, press clippings, playbills, reviews, and 30 actual costumes designed by Edwards.

In a diverse 50-year career that included New York City, Santa Fe, Hollywood, and Minneapolis, Edwards (a master costume designer) designed memorable cosumes for solo performers, opera, Broadway plays, television, Minneapolis' Guthrie Theatre, Hollidazzle Parade, and Dayton's holiday events.

In the hands of a designer such as Edwards, a performer's stage identity is made visible through costume, hair, and accessorites, so that the character he or she portrays is understood by the audience.

 

 

Press

Goldstein Museum Press Release

Minnesota Monthly: "Dressing Minnesota"

Star Tribune: "He's the Man Behind the Seams"

Lavender: "Jack Edwards: a Towering Figure in Costume Design"

VitaMN: "Character and Costume: A Jack Edwards Retrospective"

A Woman's Paris: "French Impressions: Jack Edwards on Wanting Glamour from an Early Age"

Knight Foundation: "Costume Designer Takes Center Stage at Goldstein Museum of Design"

MN Artists: "Clothes that Made the Man"

 

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More Exhibition Photos

 

 


Contact Information

Goldstein Museum of Design

364 McNeal Hall,

1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-624-7434 | gmd@umn.edu

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