The Art of the In-Between

The Met’s Costume Institute Benefit is arguably best known as the Met Gala. It’s probably true that not both names carry the some meaning. The Met Gala sounds more like something that easily travels across publications and broadcasts, transcending audiences and becoming part of the popular culture and its celebrity ambassadors. The Met’s Costume Institute Benefit, on the other hand, sounds like a diplomatic project and it might well be.

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