Monday, October 8, 2012

Anne Coco, the Graphic Arts Librarian at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Margaret Herrick Library will Present at Fashion: Now & Then

On Friday, October 19th Anne Coco will present Altering the System: American Costume Design, 1948-1980 at the Fashion: Now & Then conference at LIM College.

Anne Coco is the Graphic Arts Librarian at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Margaret Herrick Library.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in film studies from California State University, Northridge (CSUN) and a MLIS from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).  She oversees the Library’s collection of two-dimensional works on paper, which includes one of the largest known collections of motion picture costume design drawings.

In 1998, Ms. Coco co-curated the exhibition “The Origins of Screen Style: Hollywood Costume Sketches from the Leonard Stanley Archive.”  She presented “Drawn into Hollywood: Documenting Costume Design in the Movies” at the Costume Society of America’s 32nd Annual Meeting and National Symposium in 2006.  Her essay, “Drawing on Film: Access, Cataloging and Conservation of Costume Design Drawings at the Margaret Herrick Library” was published in Documenting: Costume Design (2010).

On Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th professionals from the fashion industry, libraries, archives, academic institutions, publishers, and museums will gather at LIM College for Fashion: Now & Then, a conference on the past, present, and future uses of fashion information that will consist of lectures and panel discussions.

Read more about the Fashion: Now & Then conference.

Registration is closed at this time. If you would like to be placed on the wait list, please contact Lisa Ryan at

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