Talk: Conversation with Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter

7:30 pm | Thu, February 7, 2019
Bing Theater

In conversation with Senior Curator of Costume and Textiles Sharon Takeda, film and television costume designer Ruth E. Carter will discuss her career that spans more than thirty-five years and includes over forty films and three nominations for the Academy Award for Best Costume Design (Malcolm X directed by Spike Lee, Amistad directed by Steven Spielberg, and Black Panther directed by Ryan Coogler). Carter will detail her creative process in designing the Afro-futurist superhero costumes for Black Panther.

A selection of costumes from the film Black Panther will also be on view.

LACMA | Bing Theater
$5 LACMA members and students with valid ID; $15 general public
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