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Iconic Barbie at Paris's Decorative Arts Museum

Published on 02-28-2016 Agenda

The Decorative Arts Museum welcomes, for the first time, Mattel's iconic Barbie doll, a perfect reflection of the times.

Some 700 Barbie dolls are on display at the Museum of Decorative Arts. It is a retrospective for young and old. The exhibition explores the success of this iconic doll and recounts her evolution from her creation in 1959 until today. It shows that Barbie is a faithful reflection of her era(s), and perfectly suited to the different political, social, and cultural movements of her time. The exhibition also presents works from the museum's collections (antique dolls, dresses), and the works of contemporary artists, as adept at evolving with their time and remaining the same as Barbie has been…

Barbie
Musée des Arts décoratifs
107-111, rue de Rivoli
75001 Paris

From the 10th of March to the 18th of September 2016

www.lesartsdecoratifs.fr

11 EUR

Daily 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Thursdays till 9:00 p.m.)
Closed Mondays.

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