06 février 2019

Exhibition showcases over 60 examples of visually dynamic Central Asian ikat robes

Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats from the David and Elizabeth Reisbord Collection.  LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats from the David and Elizabeth Reisbord Collection. On view February 3–July 28, 2019, the exhibition showcases over 60 examples of visually dynamic Central Asian ikat robes and wall hangings. Organized by motif, Power of Pattern examines how the region’s textile designers, dyers, and weavers used improvisation and abstraction to... [Lire la suite]
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14 janvier 2019

Asian Art Museum Explores Impact of Kimono on Global Fashion in Traveling Exhibition

Evening dress, Autumn/Winter 1991, by Rei Kawakubo (Japanese, b. 1942) for Comme des Garçons Noir. Silk taffeta with hand painting. Collection of The Kyoto Costume Institute. © The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi Hatakeyama. Kimono Refashioned is an upcoming special exhibition at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco that explores the impact of kimono on global fashion, from the Victorian era to the digital age. Spotlighting more than 40 ensembles, accessories and artworks from close to 30 designers... [Lire la suite]
09 décembre 2018

‘Modus. A la manera de España’ à la Sala Canal de Isabel II, Madrid.

MADRID -Cette exposition collective a pour objectif de retracer la contribution espagnole au niveau de la mode nationale. Organisée par les commissaires Raúl Marina et Wanda Morales, cette exposition propose un voyage à travers l'histoire de la mode espagnole avec les créations les plus représentatives de créateurs emblématiques, des œuvres du Musée du costume et des collections privées. L’exposition propose un voyage à travers l’histoire de la mode espagnole en suivant plusieurs thématiques, notamment le costume traditionnel, les... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2018

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag opens an exhibition that focuses on strong women in fashion

THE HAGUE.- The first female fashion designers had to hold their own in a man’s world. How different things are today. Never before have so many fashion houses been run by a female designer, some of whom are very vocal about their views on women’s rights and politics. The time is therefore ripe for the first ever fashion exhibition in history devoted exclusively to female designers. Femmes Fatales – Strong Women in Fashion will feature the work of a range of famous Dutch and international names, including Coco Chanel, Vivienne... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2018

The Fabric of India art exhibition makes U.S. debut at the Cincinnati Art Museum

Man’s Jacket, silk (satin weave) with metal-wrapped thread brocading, Gujarat, prob. Ahmedabad or Surat, 1852–4, Given to Lord Frederick FitzClarence by Maharaja Tukoji Rao Holkar II of Indore, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. CINCINNATI, OH.- Discover the richness of Indian textiles from the fifteenth century to today in The Fabric of India, on view at the Cincinnati Art Museum October 19, 2018–January 6, 2019. Organized by the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in London, this exhibition is the first to... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2018

Exhibition marks first fashion-focused presentation in Vancouver Art Gallery's history

Guo Pei, One Thousand and Two Nights, 2010 (detail), silk mesh gown embroidered with silk-, 24-karat gold- and silver-spun thread, and embellished with crystals, gems, beads, sequins and pearls; embroidered silk cape trimmed in fox fur; brass crown embellished with gems, Swarovski crystals, diamontes and pearls. Photo: Courtesy of SCAD. VANCOUVER.- For the first time in its history, the Vancouver Art Gallery presents an exhibition dedicated to the art of fashion with the Canadian premiere of Guo Pei:... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2018

The Kimbell Art Museum showcases more than 100 examples of haute-couture fashion created by Cristóbal Balenciaga

Installation view. Courtesy of Kimbell Art Museum. Photo by Robert Laprelle. Installation view. Courtesy of Kimbell Art Museum. Photo by Robert Laprelle.  FORT WORTH, TX.- This fall, the Kimbell Art Museum presents a special exhibition featuring the work of an esteemed Spanish artist who was captivated by the richness and mystery of the color black and the dramatic opposition of light and dark. Balenciaga in Black is on view in the Renzo Piano Pavilion from October 7 through January 6, 2019.  ... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2018

Exhibit 'Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress' opens in San Francisco

“Great Dress” (berberisca or al kesswa l’kebira) (detail). Fez, Morocco, early twentieth century. Silk velvet, gift metal cords, braided ribbons, and embroidered tulle. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Gift of Perla Ben-Soussan, France; Gift of Armand Amselem, France, B66.1099, 1551, B71.0267, B79.0460. Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem by Mauro Magliani. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The first comprehensive US exhibition drawn from the Israel Museum’s world-renowned collection of Jewish costumes, Veiled Meanings: Fashioning... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2018

Palazzo Albergati exhibits "Japan. Tales of Love and War "

BOLOGNA.- Geisha and samurai, beautiful women and legendary heroes, kabuki actors, fantastical animals, visionary worlds and strange landscapes are the protagonists of the exhibition Japan. Tales of Love and War. A selection of more than 200 works of art describing the Floating World of ukiyo-e has been brought for the first time to Bologna, where the elegant and sophisticated atmosphere of the Edo period, present day Tokyo (1603-1868) has descended on Palazzo Albergati. The greatest Japanese artists of the 19th... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2018

GRES, Haute Couture, circa 1975. A pleated toffee silk jersey dress with asymmetrical bodice

Lot 55. GRES, Haute Couture, circa 1975. A pleated toffee silk jersey dress with asymmetrical bodice. Estimate: €3,500 — 4,500. Lot sold 10,625 €. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Collection Quidam de Revel, Paris, 05 Jul 2018
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