Free to See: ‘The Alienist’: Sketchbook to Screen Exhibit

Journey back to 1896 via The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills.

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"The Alienist: Sketchbook to Screen" is on view at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills through March 25, 2018.
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"The Alienist: Sketchbook to Screen" is on view at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills through March 25, 2018.
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Michael Kaplan, who designed costumes for the "Star Wars" sequel trilogy, as well as "Flashdance," is the legend behind the vintage looks.
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The murder mystery series is based on the best-selling Caleb Carr novel.
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A large cityscape appears on one wall of The Paley Center lobby, to give the nearby costumes a sense of setting. (That setting is famously the New York City of the Gilded Age.)
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The Paley Center for Media has become known for its costume exhibits over the last few years. Costumes from "The Mindy Project" and "American Horror Story" were recently spotlighted at the Beverly Drive TV institution, and, like "The Alienist," both were free to see.
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Proper top-hats, beautiful details, and the sketches to give a deeper understanding of the clothes? All on view through March 25.
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"Michael Kaplan is a spectacular costume designer and true master of his craft. As he's done so brilliantly in features, Michael enriched the world of 'The Alienist' with his unique vision and meticulous attention to detail," said Michael Engleman, TNT's EVP of Marketing and Brand Innovation. "We've been fortunate benefactors of his stunning work and are delighted to showcase it at The Paley Center." The costumes are on view now, at 465 N. Beverly Drive, Wednesdays through Sundays, noon to 5 o'clock.
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