10 février 2016

For the first time the Rijksmuseum presents a large selection of its fashion collection designed by world-renowned Erwin Olaf

Wedding dress (1759). Photo : Erwin Olaf. Model: Ymre Stiekema  AMSTERDAM - From February 20 through May 15 2016, six galleries of the Philips Wing will be dedicated to fashion of the Dutch from 1625 to 1960. Starting with garments worn by members of the Frisian branch of the house of Nassau in the Golden Age, the exhibits will feature vibrantly coloured French silk gowns and luxurious velvet gentlemen’s suits of the eighteenth century, classically-inspired Empire dresses and bustles of the Fin de... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2016

Applicat-Prazan at TEFAF 2016

Jean Hélion (Couterne 1904-1987 Paris), Dos au pain, 1952. Oil on canvas, 116 x 89 cm. Applicat-Prazan at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Provenance: Private collection, France Literature: Hervé Bize, Editions Cercle d’Art, collection découvrons l’art, Helion, Paris, 2004, no. 45, ill.; Pleine marge, no. 49-50, oct. 2009, Jed Perl (Hélion’s Freedom) and Pierre Brullé (Façons de peindre, façons de penser), ill. p. 29; Jacqueline Hélion and Mark Vail, Catalogue raisonné de... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2015

Dovima, 1952

Dovima, 1952
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28 octobre 2015

Socialite Gloria Guinness in design by Balenciaga, 1952

Socialite Gloria Guinness in design by Balenciaga, photo by Richard Avedon, Vogue US, 1952
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22 octobre 2015

Model Suzy Parker wears Norman Norell, 1952

Model Suzy Parker wears Norman Norell, 1952. Photograph: Milton H Greene
14 octobre 2015

Suzy Parker modeling a Balenciaga dress at the Paris collections, Vogue 1952

Suzy Parker modeling a Balenciaga dress at the Paris collections, Vogue 1952. Photo Horst.P Horst


14 octobre 2015

Balenciaga suit, 1952 by Horst P. Horst

A model poses as a living mannequin in this Horst P. Horst photograph. She wears a linen Balenciaga suit in a striking shade of poppy red, with a matching hat and white gloves. Her architectural pose highlights the sculptural quality of the clothing. The image appeared in the March 15, 1952, Vogue. Photo Horst P. Horst
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03 octobre 2015

Dovima modeling a full-skirted silk dress, Harper's Bazaar 1952

Dovima modeling a full-skirted silk dress, Harper's Bazaar, 1952.
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03 octobre 2015

Suzy Parker by Milton Greene, 1952

Suzy Parker by Milton Greene, 1952
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12 août 2015

Tate announces first exhibition to survey an unexplored yet significant element of Francis Bacon's work

Francis Bacon, Study for a Portrait 1952. Oil and sand on canvas, 880 x 770 mm frame: 880 x 740 x 70. Bequeathed by Simon Sainsbury 2006, accessioned 2008 © Estate of Francis Bacon. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2002 LIVERPOOL.- Tate Liverpool presents the first exhibition to survey an unexplored yet significant element of Francis Bacon’s work. Considered one of Britain’s greatest modern painters, Bacon (1909 – 1992) often painted an architectural, ghost like framing device around his subjects... [Lire la suite]