12 mars 2022

Dressed. 7 women - 200 years of fashion

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Photo: Anne Schönharting  HAMBURG.- Our wardrobe is among our most personal possessions. Nothing is closer to our bodies. Alongside its purely practical function, clothing is also a nuanced means of communication and self-expression. The exhibition DRESSED. 7 WOMEN – 200 YEARS OF FASHION presents seven fashion-conscious women and their wardrobes, ranging from the nineteenth century to the present day. The spotlight is on the personalities and biographies of the wearers, who reveal... [Lire la suite]

02 janvier 2020

"Couturiers de la danse" au Centre National du Costume de Scène

  MOULINS - Depuis un siècle les grands couturiers ne cessent de sublimer sur scène les créations des chorégraphes. Coco Chanel et les ballets russes, Gianni Versace et Maurice Béjart, Christian Lacroix puis Balmain par Olivier Rousteing avec le ballet de l’Opéra de Paris, Issey Miyake et William Forsythe, les exemples sont aussi nombreux que prestigieux. Avec "Couturiers de la danse", le Centre national du costume de scène rend hommage à ces prestigieuses collaborations et présente pour la première fois dans ses espaces une... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2018

The Met Fifth Avenue and Met Cloisters Focuses on Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

John Galliano (British, born Gibraltar, 1960) for House of Dior (French, founded 1947). Evening ensemble, autumn/winter 2000–2001 haute couture. Courtesy of Dior Heritage Collection, Paris. Digital composite scan by Katerina Jebb. NEW YORK - The Costume Institute’s spring 2018 exhibition, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, on view from May 10 through October 8, 2018 (preceded on May 7 by The Costume Institute Benefit) is on view at The Met Fifth Avenue—in the medieval galleries, Mary and... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2009

'Fashion in Bloom' @ The Indianapolis Museum of Art

Dress", 1968, Rudy Gernreich. INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- Body Unbound: Contemporary Couture from the IMA’s Collection, on view from April 10, 2010 to January 30, 2011, will examine the many ways designers have manipulated, transformed and liberated the female figure. The exhibition will feature groundbreaking designs by Rudi Gernreich, Issey Miyake, Junya Watanabe, Thierry Mugler, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Gianni Versace and other avant-garde fashion designers. Body Unbound will explore how these designers used modern construction and... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2009

Drape: Classical Mode to Contemporary Dress" @ the National Gallery of Victoria

Comme des Garcons, Tokyo (fashion house) est. 1969. Rei Kawakubo (designer) born Japan 1942. 'Dress, 1997'. Spring-summer cotton, polyester, nylon tulle, 122.0 cm (center back length) 47.4 cm (waist, flat). National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Presented through the NGV Foundation by Takamasa Takahashi, 2005. MELBOURNE.- Opening in December, the National Gallery of Victoria will present a spectacular collection of works in Drape: Classical Mode to Contemporary Dress. The exhibition will feature over 30 works primarily drawn... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2009

Trois portraits du regretté Gianni Versace par Irving Penn, Manfredi Bellati & Francesco Scavullo

Irving Penn (1917 - 2009) Gianni Versace, 1984 Tirage argentique de l'époque. Légendes manuscrites au verso, 24 x 30 cm - Estimation : 1 200 / 1 500 € Manfredi Bellati (né en 1937) Gianni Versace, 1982 Deux tirages argentiques de l'époque. Nom de l'artiste et légendes manuscrites au verso, 28 x 35 cm - Estimation : 800 / 1 200 € Francesco Scavullo (1921 - 2004), Gianni Versace, 1984 Tirage argentique de l'époque. Nom de l'artiste et légendes manuscrites au verso. 18 x 24 cm - Estimation : 500 / 700 €. ... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2009

Sotheby’s sale of Gianni Versace’s Lake Como residence, Villa Fontanelle, realised the exceptional total of £7,411,919

Heated bidding took place for perhaps the most striking lot in the sale, the pair of spectacular life-size casts of Antonio Canova’s wrestlers (lot 137), which brought £433,250 ($607,373), a sum in excess of ten times its presale estimate of £20,000-40,000. Photo: Sotheby´s. Read my post on http://elogedelart.canalblog.com/
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18 février 2009

The collection of Gianni Versace's Lake Como, Villa Fontanelle, Moltrasio @ Sotheby’s London

Gianni Versace à la Villa Fontanelle, Moltrasio French School, Early 19th Century, The Wounded Warrior & the Proxession: A Pair, Estimate: £25,000-40,000/ Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's. (Detail) LONDON.- Sotheby’s London announced the sale on Wednesday 18th March, 2009, of the exquisite collection of furniture and Works of Art from the home of Gianni Versace on the shores of Lake Como, Villa Fontanelle, Moltrasio. One of fashion’s most internationally celebrated designers, Gianni Versace’s style and creative flair was... [Lire la suite]