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"Poor Things: The Costumes" exhibition at the Benaki Museum.

Calling all costume enthusiasts and film buffs!


Embark on a captivating journey through the world of fashion and cinema with the "Poor Things: The Costumes" exhibition at the Benaki Museum. This extraordinary showcase unveils the meticulous craftsmanship and artistic brilliance behind the costumes from Yorgos Lanthimos's acclaimed film, "Poor Things".


Delve into a Realm of Exquisite Design

Prepare to be mesmerized by twelve original, hand-crafted costumes meticulously designed by Academy Award and BAFTA winner Holly Waddington. These sartorial masterpieces, adorned by renowned actors like Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe, Mark Ruffalo, and more, will transport you to the captivating world of "Poor Things".


Unearth Bella Baxter's Transformation

Immerse yourself in the captivating evolution of Bella Baxter's character, played by the inimitable Emma Stone. Witness the narrative power of costumes as you explore six unique ensembles that embody Bella's journey and transformation.





A Tapestry of Historical Styles

Waddington's masterful creations seamlessly blend diverse historical periods and styles, reflecting the film's unique blend of genres and storytelling. Each costume piece serves as a captivating narrative device, hinting at the characters' personalities, social standing, and the evolving dynamics within the film's universe.


A Masterclass in Costume Design

"Poor Things: The Costumes" is more than just an exhibition; it's a masterclass in costume design. Witness the intricate details, the skillful tailoring, and the thoughtful selection of fabrics that bring each character to life.


Step into the Frame and Experience the Magic

This immersive exhibition invites you to step beyond the screen and into the frame. Examine the costumes from every angle, appreciate the intricate details, and unravel the stories they silently tell.


The Benaki Museum: A Fitting Stage

The grand neoclassical marvel that is the Benaki Museum serves as the perfect stage for this extraordinary exhibition. Its rich history and architectural elegance provide a fitting backdrop for the artistry and craftsmanship on display.


A Celebration of Greek Cinematic Excellence

"Poor Things: The Costumes" is a celebration of Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos's vision and the artistry that brought his film to life. It's an opportunity to appreciate the power of costumes in storytelling and their ability to transport us to different worlds and eras.

Don't miss this rare opportunity to experience the magic of "Poor Things: The Costumes" at the Benaki Museum.

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