26 novembre 2016

Gemeentemuseum presents: Hubert de Givenchy: To Audrey with Love

Audrey Hepburn wearing ensemble designed by Hubert de Givenchy in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961) Photo: Mondadori Portfolio; courtesy Hubert de Givenchy. THE HAGUE.- This autumn the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag presents an ambitious exhibition in which couturier Hubert de Givenchy pays homage to his muse, Audrey Hepburn. The exhibition will be a grand retrospective of the work of French couturier Hubert de Givenchy, one of the leading fashion designers of the 20th century. His career ran concurrent to that of... [Lire la suite]

10 mai 2016

"Anatomie d'une collection" au Palais Galliéra

Anatomie d'une collection : Affiche PARIS - Qui porte quoi ? Telle est la question posée par le Palais Galliera à travers l’exposition Anatomie d’une collection. De l’habit de cour au bleu de chauffe, entre anonymes et célébrités, l’exposition réunit une centaine de pièces de vêtements et accessoires issus du fonds Galliera pour revisiter la mode du XVIIIe siècle à nos jours. Ainsi, parmi tous les corsets des réserves du musée de la Mode de la ville de Paris, Anatomie d’une collection présente celui de Marie-Antoinette et, parmi... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2015

Audrey Hepburn, Richard Avedon, Evelyn Avedon Reddish, Truman Capote, Julie Andrews by Cecil Beaton

Audrey Hepburn, 1954. Photo Cecil Beaton Richard Avedon, Evelyn Avedon Reddish, 1955. Photo Cecil Beaton Truman Capote, Bangkok, Thailand, 1957. Photo Cecil Beaton Julie Andrews in 1959. Photo Cecil Beaton
10 juillet 2015

Audrey Hepburn back at scene of her big break at National Portrait Gallery

LONDON - Before Breakfast at Tiffany’s, before even Gigi, there was a jolly musical revue in London called Petite Sauce Tartare that helped propel a young Audrey Hepburn into the limelight – a show in a nightclub that is now part of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG). “It is a wonderful coincidence,” said Helen Trompeteler, associate curator of photographs at the gallery, which announced details on Tuesday of a major exhibition exploring the life and career of one of the century’s biggest film stars. “It is very... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2015

“Avedon: Beyond Beauty” at Gagosian Rome

Richard Avedon, Audrey Hepburn and Art Buchwald, with Simone D'Aillencourt, Frederick Eberstadt, Barbara Mullen, and Dr. Reginald Kerman, evening dresses by Balmain, Dior, and Patou, Maxim's, Paris, August 1959, 1959, gelatin silver print, 20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61 cm), ed. of 25 © The Richard Avedon Foundation.Image courtesy of Gagosian Rome. Whenever I become absorbed in the beauty of a face, in the excellence of a single feature, I feel I’ve lost what’s really there...been seduced by someone else’s standard of beauty... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2014

Bert Stern (American, 1929-2013), Audrey Hepburn, taken in 1963

Bert Stern (American, 1929-2013), Audrey Hepburn, taken in 1963. Photo Scottsdale Auctions & Appraisals 12 x 18 , ed. 7/50. Signed in crayon in the margin recto; artist's stamp & Signature verso. Estimate $5,000 – $7,000 PROVENANCE: Obtained directly from the artist;Walter Knox Collection Scottsdale, AZ. Though this rare image is numbered #7/50 this was the last one Bert Stern signed before his death making there only 7 known copies. Scottsdale Auctions & Appraisals, 7056 E. Main St. Scottsdale, AZ. 85251 -... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2014

An Audrey Hepburn Givenchy hat from Funny Face, Paramount, 1957

An Audrey Hepburn Givenchy hat from Funny Face, Paramount, 1957. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams. Composed of light brown straw-like material with a brown grosgrain band. The interior bears a black "Made in France / Hubert de Givenchy" label and an additional white inventory tag inscribed "4947." Approximately 13 x 7 in. Sold for US$ 87,500 (€62,746)  Provenance: Profiles in History, Drama, Action, Romance: The Hollywood Auction, December 15, 2012, lot 423.  Hepburn wears this hat during the... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2014

Audrey Hepburn's Givenchy hat sells at Bonhams in Los Angeles for an impressive $46,250

An Audrey Hepburn Givenchy hat. Jade green silk velvet bell-shaped hat with turquoise feather and crystal bead tassels, bearing a "Givenchy Paris / Made in France" label. Pictured in American Vogue, November 1964, p. 119, in a photograph by Cecil Beaton of the actress in a black sleeveless shift dress. Sold for $46,250 including premium. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Bonhams celebrated Audrey Hepburn's birthday in fashionable style when an American phone bidder took home one of her prized accessories, a Givenchy hat... [Lire la suite]
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06 septembre 2013

Harry Winston drawings

Copy of a watercolor rendering of a diamond necklace by A.V.Shinde for Harry Winston, 1991. Courtesy of Madonna/Helmut Newton. Harry Winston. Watercolor rendering of emeralds, sapphires and diamond necklace, earrings and ring set on platinum for an hypothetic collection dedicated to Audrey Hepburn. Harry Winston. Watercolor rendering of “barbazzale” chain in white and jellow gold. Copy of watercolor rendering of a “nine-gem” necklace designed by Rameshwar Shinde, 1945.
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17 janvier 2012

"Yul Brynner: A Photographic Journey" @ he Little Black Gallery

Audrey Hepburn, Venice, 1965. © The Estate of Yul Brynner.  LONDON.- The Little Black Gallery presents Yul Brynner: A Photographic Journey on view from January 11 through February 11, 2012. Yul Brynner’s reputation as one of the twentieth century’s most charismatic and versatile actors is irrefutable. But his talent as a photographer has been relatively unknown and unacknowledged. Brynner’s subjects are some of the pivotal figures of cinematic and stage history, and his talent lies in capturing these people... [Lire la suite]
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