Oprah. Elvis. Charlies Angels. Prison inmates. Fashion victims all, thanks to the jumpsuit. Wed tease and taunt these dinos and neer-do-wells, but, God help us, the vexing garment seems to be making a comeback.
Exploring the apparels useful practicality, sex appeal (questionable), and impracticalities (the Museums genteel way of saying its difficult to get the dang thing off to have sex or go potty), the installation includes everything from a NASA space suit to high-couture concoctions by the likes of Norma Kamali, Kansai Yamamoto, and Geoffrey Beene.
Tuesdays-Sundays. Starts: Sept. 6. Continues through Feb. 1, 2008