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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain at Peabody Essex Museum

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

On view until March 12, 2017
Located in the: Special Exhibition Galleries
Explore the creativity of footwear from around the globe through more than 300 pairs of shoes, ranging from elaborate vintage designs to those by contemporary makers. This exhibition considers the cultural significance and transformative capacity of shoes and examines the latest developments in footwear technology creating the possibility of ever higher heels and dramatic shapes. Examples from famous shoe collectors are shown alongside a dazzling range of historic shoes, many of which have not been displayed before. The exhibition is organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Peabody Essex Museum 
East India Square
161 Essex Street
Salem, MA 01970-3783 USA
V&A
Carolyn and Peter S. Lynch and The Lynch Foundation 
provided generous support. The East India Marine Associates 
of the Peabody Essex Museum provided additional support. 
Media Partners:
Boston Spirit

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