Patrick Kelly is remembered for his exuberant and inclusive runway shows, which were enriched and enlivened by the work of leading Black fashion models. Join the de Young for a rich conversation that explores Kelly’s unique runway presentations, with insights from Audrey Smaltz, legendary fashion show producer and Patrick Kelly runway show coordinator, Sharon “Magic” Jordan-Roach, model and Patrick Kelly fit model and muse, and Pat Cleveland, superstar. The panel is moderated by André Leon Talley, a Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and the former creative director at Vogue magazine.
No registration required; free online event. Part of the de Young’s Virtual Wednesdays program on YouTube—to view upcoming Virtual Wednesdays programs, click here.
Image: Photograph by Oliviero Toscani / © Patrick Kelly Estate / Image Randy Dodson, courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Venue: The de Young Museum
Starts: Wednesday October 27, 2021
Ends: Wednesday October 27, 2021