| Apr 28, 2016 |
De Gournay designs appear in Met Museum doc
Boh staff
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The documentary The First Monday in May, which debuted in theaters earlier this month, tells the story of the 2015 Met Gala. The gala celebrated the Costume Institute’s largest-ever exhibition, “China: Through the Looking Glass.” De Gournay, which specializes in traditional hand-painting techniques used by artisans in China, was chosen to design the gala invitations as well as to provide the chinoiserie designs featured on the tablecloths, the main-stage curtain, and a 40-foot, hand-painted feature wall.

s designs. The company also created wallpaper for part of the exhibition.


 

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