24 juillet 2019

Costume Institute's fall 2019 exhibition celebrates Sandy Schreier Collection gift

Evening Dress, Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spanish, 1895–1972) for House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937), summer 1961; Promised gift of Sandy Schreier. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope / Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. NEW YORK, NY.- The Costume Institute's fall 2019 exhibition, In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection, will feature promised gifts from Sandy Schreier, a pioneering collector who over the course of more than half a century assembled one of the finest private fashion collections in the... [Lire la suite]

17 mai 2019

Balenciaga and Spanish Painting at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

“A good fashion designer must be an architect for the patterns, a sculptor for the shape, a painter for the designs, a musician for the harmony and a philosopher for the fit.” (Cristóbal Balenciaga) MADRID - This summer, 2019, the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza will be presenting an exhibition that connects the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga, the most admired and influential fashion designer of all times, to the tradition of Spanish painting of the 16th to the 20th centuries. This is the first... [Lire la suite]
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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25 mars 2018

“Cristóbal Balenciaga, Fashion and Heritage” at Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa

© Museo Balenciaga / Henri Cartier Bresson GETARIA - This year, 2018 – European Year of Heritage – marks the 50th anniversary since the Master of Haute Couture retired in 1968. An opportunity to reflect on the heritage value of Cristóbal Balenciaga’s work from the moment of closing his salons and stopping activity at his workshops in Paris, Madrid, Barcelona and San Sebastián. This is the starting point of the exhibition Cristóbal Balenciaga, fashion and heritage, the moment that Balenciaga’s creations left the... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2017

V&A to stage the first ever UK exhibition on fashion designer Cristóbal Balenciaga

Alberta Tiburzi in 'envelope' dress by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Harper's Bazaar, June 1967 © Hiro 1967 LONDON.- This May, the V&A will open the first ever UK exhibition exploring the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga and his continuing influence on modern fashion. It will be the first of its kind to look at his unique approach to making and will showcase pieces by his protégés and contemporary designers working in the same innovative way today. The exhibition marks the centenary of the opening of Balenciaga’s first... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga Evening Gown, 1954

Cristóbal Balenciaga Evening Gown, 1954. Photo By Phillippe Pottier

23 novembre 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959. Photo Philippe Pottier pour L'Officiel.
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23 novembre 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959
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23 novembre 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959
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29 avril 2016

Woman's Hat by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Winter 1962

Woman's Hat by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Winter 1962; Pale blue ostrich feathers with black silk satin. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, 1978. Accession Number: 1978-156-26 © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art