A Talk on the Life and Art of Judith Leiber
Ann Fristoe Stewart
Collections Manager of the Leiber Collection
Sunday, January 26
Ann Fristoe Stewart, Collections Manager of the Leiber Collection, presents the work of internationally celebrated handbag designer Judith Leiber. Ms. Fristoe will discuss the illustrious life of Leiber and her prolific career as a Hungarian-American fashion designer and entrepreneur. Leiber founded her own business in 1963 and is known for her crystal minaudières, evening purses made of a metal shell often encrusted with Swarovski crystals, plated with silver or gold that took various forms, such as baby pigs, slices of watermelon, cupcakes, peacocks, penguins and snakes.
Free with Museum admission