Kylie: an exhibition

Kylie: an exhibition

© Darenote Ltd 2004
© Darenote Ltd 2004

Can’t Get You Out Of My Head, from he album Fever, 2001
Can’t Get You Out Of My Head, from the album Fever, 2001. Video
directed by Dawn Shadforth. Performance photograph unknown.
Lavender halter neck dress with
ribbon tile trim. Designed by Stevie Stewart (UK) and Sandy Gordon (UK). Based on Gucci design. Gift of Kylie Minogue, 2004. The Arts Centre’s Performing Arts Collection.

Intimate and Live tour, 1998
Intimate and Live tour, 1998,
Performance photograph by Campbell Knott. Pistachio satin fringe dress
with V-shaped hem and neckline. Designed by Kylie Minogue and William Baker. Realised by Suzanna Burgess. Gift of Kylie Minogue, 2004. The Arts Centre‘s Performing Arts Collection.


Kylie: an exhibition was on display at the Powerhouse Museum from 26 December 2005 - 7 May 2006.

One superstar and over thirty costumes and designers came together for a stunning exhibition.

Kylie: an exhibition was a behind-the-scenes look at one of Australia’s most loved celebrities ─ the girl next door who grew up to take the world by storm.

This is a unique glimpse into the costumes and techniques that go into creating the image of today’s pop star - the Velcro, duct tape, the wear and tear, and of course the designers – Dolce & Gabbana, Gaultier, McQueen and Chanel, to name a few.

Visitors were able to get up close and personal with the outfits that have made Kylie a fashion phenomenon, from the gold hotpants in the Spinning Around video to the green tassle dress from her Intimate and Live tour.

What I imagine people will want to see
is the wear and tear, the ingrained makeup after fifty shows, where the audio-pack rubs – these are the things that for me, bring costumes to life.

Kylie Minogue

Also featuring unique photographs, costume designs and audio-visuals, the exhibition took a behind-the-scenes look at Kylie’s international tours and multi-award-winning career.

This exhibition delivered the complete Kylie experience – her music, live performance, fashion and star status..

A travlling exhibition from The Arts Centre, Melbourne
The Arts Centre, Melbourne

 

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Education materials
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Spinning Around’, Light Years, 2000
Spinning Around, Light Years, 2000. Video directed by Dawn Shadforth. Performance photograph by Paulo Sutch. Gold jersey top with gold chain neck and back straps, designed by Stella McCartney (UK) for Chloe. Gold lamé hotpants ruched at sides, vintage. Gift of Kylie Minogue, 2004. The Arts Centre‘s Performing Arts Collection.