Money, It’s Got To Be the Shoes

Killer Heels is an exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum on view through February 15, 2015.

Christian Louboutin. "Printz," Spring/Summer 2013. Courtesy of Christian Louboutin. Photograph: Jay Zukerkorn -Source www.brooklynmuseum.org

Christian Louboutin. “Printz,” Spring/Summer 2013. Courtesy of Christian Louboutin. Photograph: Jay Zukerkorn
-Source http://www.brooklynmuseum.org

In a striking display of interesting shoes from around the world and across the ages, the exhibit uses a few familiar movie clips from contemporary pop culture and recent history to show the impact that heels have had on contemporary society.

Some favorite clips from the show:

Some Like It Hot:

Memoirs of A Geisha:

A clip from Sakuran was also shown, as well as several videos created by artists that showcased the wonder and allure of a high heel.

Hear more about the show from the curator below: