Fashion icon Zandra Rhodes creates a dialogue between art and design that has put her at the forefront of the international fashion scene for over forty years. She has designed for Princess Diana, Elizabeth Taylor, Bianca Jagger, Paris Hilton, Jessica Parker, and Helen Mirren. Her work also includes jewelry, wrapping paper, china for Royal Doulton, furs, makeup, and recently, opera sets and costumes. She was made a Commander of the British Empire, has nine honorary doctorates, and is currently Chancellor of the University of the Creative Arts (UCA).
With support from the Institute for the Humanities and the University Musical Society (UMS).
This lecture took place on November 3, 2011 as part of the University of Michigan School of Art & Design’s Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series. Established with the generous support of alumna Penny W. Stamps, the Speaker Series brings respected emerging and established artists/designers from a broad spectrum of media to the School to conduct a public lecture and engage with students, faculty, and the larger University and Ann Arbor communities.
All programs take place on Thursdays at 5:10 pm at the historic Michigan Theater, located at 603 E. Liberty Street in downtown Ann Arbor, and are free of charge and open to the public. For more information, please visit: http://art-design.umich.edu/stamps