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Michael Phelps' Superhero Swimsuit (VIDEO)

09/23/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The "Superheroes: Fashion And Fantasy" exhibit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (through September 1st) examines the importance of the branded body and the use of clothing to announce identity. I sat down with curator Andrew Bolton to talk about the exhibit, the importance of a cape and tights, and America's real life superhero, Michael Phelps:

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