Ya’ara Keydar

About The Curator

Ya’ara Keydar, MA, is a fashion historian and curator, who graduated from the Costume Studies program at NYU, and is a 2016 winner of NYU Steinhardt's Samuel Eshborn Award. She holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in fashion design from Shenkar College.

Her recent curated exhibition, "Je t’aime, Ronit Elkabetz" took over the entire Holon Design Museum, and became the museum’s most visited exhibition. Her previous exhibition, "A Walk of Art: Visionary Shoes," was dedicated to artistic shoe designs by students and alumni of Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem. The exhibition showed at the Parasol gallery in New York then commissioned to travel to San Francisco. Keydar also curated Cinderella Syndrome: A Journey in the Footsteps of the Stiletto, in Israel, and co-curated the exhibition Beyond Measure: Fashion and the Plus Size Woman at 80WSE Gallery in New York.

Keydar graduated from the Costume Studies M.A program at NYU and is a 2016 winner of NYU's Samuel Eshborn Award. She holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in fashion design from Shenkar College of Engineering and Design. She interned at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, as well as the Museum at FIT.

Keydar was a guest speaker at The Jewish Museum in New York, JCC Manhattan, Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem, and more.

 
Ya’ara Keydar,  photo credit: Nir Arieli Learn more, click  here .

Ya’ara Keydar, photo credit: Nir Arieli
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Our past project - RAPTURE OF THE DEEP: The Textile Art of Tzuri Gueta, Curated by Ya’ara Keydar was on display from September 5 to September 24, 2018 at The Textile Arts Center. Learn more

 

Current Exhibition - 10 Times Square: New York Fashion Rediscovered Exhibition Curator Team Members:
Display Consultancy: Assaf Bitton & Amir Levin | Research and Exhibition Assistance: Ayaka Sano, Eugenie Pron, Shaked Arkin | Copy Editing: Eugenie Pron
The curator wished to thank: Natalie Nudelle, Roi Baron, Nili Lotan, Tali Cherizli, David Adika and Sagiv Galam.


CUrated Exhibitions


Press About Ya’ara Keydar and Curated exhibtions

Haaretz News   “Dress to Impress Late Israeli Icon Ronit Elkabetz's Wardrobe Takes Center Stage in New Exhibit” by Shira Pur (Dec 07, 2017) Click  here  to read the article.

Haaretz News
“Dress to Impress Late Israeli Icon Ronit Elkabetz's Wardrobe Takes Center Stage in New Exhibit” by Shira Pur (Dec 07, 2017) Click here to read the article.

The New York Times  ”What Does Modest Fashion Mean?” by Whitney Bauck (Nov 1, 2016) Click  here  to read the article.

The New York Times
”What Does Modest Fashion Mean?” by Whitney Bauck (Nov 1, 2016) Click here to read the article.

REFINERY 29  ”A Look At How Plus-Size Women Have Been Marginalized By Fashion Throughout History” by Liz Black (Jan 28, 2018) Click  here  to read the article.

REFINERY 29
”A Look At How Plus-Size Women Have Been Marginalized By Fashion Throughout History” by Liz Black (Jan 28, 2018) Click here to read the article.

Metro  "Fashion's problematic history with plus-size women” by Eva Kis (Jan 28, 2016) Click  here  to read the article.

Metro
"Fashion's problematic history with plus-size women” by Eva Kis (Jan 28, 2016) Click here to read the article.