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The Costume Institute at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced its 2011 exhibit. WWD reports: "Next spring, the museum will stage “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty,” a comprehensive show celebrating the designer’s work over nearly two decades, beginning with his graduate collection at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London and ending with his final collection, which was unveiled weeks after the designer took his own life in February. The exhibit, which will run on the museum’s second floor Cantor Galleries from May 4 to July 31, is expected to highlight how the designer challenged traditional notions of fashion, from construction to his creative narrative that often served as a commentary on culture, politics and identity." [WWD]