26 juin 2018

Getty Museum opens major survey of 100 years of fashion photography

Yohji Yamamoto, Autumn/Winter 1995 (detail), 1995. David Sims (British, born 1966). Chromogenic print, 88.9 x 71.1 cm. LOS ANGELES, CA.- At their core, fashion photographs are made for consumption in magazines and advertising. They are intended to arouse desire in viewers, whether it be for beauty, style, or even the trendiest lip shade or haircut. To capture attention, fashion photographs perpetually shift style or approach in the face of social, political, and economic change. Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion... [Lire la suite]

27 août 2016

Hussein Chalayan, “Duck” Dress, spring-summer 2000, Prêt–à–Porter

Hussein Chalayan (British, born Cyprus, 1970) . “Duck” Dress, spring-summer 2000, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn pale pink polyester tulle, hand–gathered and sculpted into tufts and machine–stitched to pink cotton twill. Photo ©Nicholas Alan Cope. #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute   Hussein Chalayan (British, born Cyprus, 1970) . “Duck” Dress(detail), spring-summer 2000, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn pale pink polyester tulle, hand–gathered and sculpted into tufts and machine–stitched to pink cotton twill.... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2016

Fashion Forward - Trois siècles de mode (1715-2015) au musée des Arts Décoratifs

Comme des Garçons, Robe, printemps-été 2015 © Jean Tholance, Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris, collection Mode et Textile. PARIS - La mode aux Arts Décoratifs, c’est aujourd’hui plus de 150 000 oeuvres, textiles et costumes anciens, pièces de haute couture, silhouettes emblématiques du prêt-à-porter, mais aussi accessoires, chapeaux et souliers, sans compter d’importants fonds de dessins et photographies, d’archives de créateurs de premier plan, Elsa Schiaparelli, Madeleine Vionnet ou... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2010

“Do or Die -The Human Condition in Painting and Photography” @ Wallraf

Bartholomäus Bruyn d.Ä. (Wesel [?] 1493 – 1555 Köln), Bildnis einer jüngeren Frau mit Nelke, um 1537-1539, Eichenholz, 37 x 30 cm, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud, Köln Hendrik Kerstens (* 1956 Den Haag lebt in Amsterdam und New York), „Bag“, November 2007, c-print/dibond, Ed./Aufl.: 5/6, 108 x 87 cm COLOGNE.- Helmut Newton & Ingres, Nan Goldin & François Boucher, Paul McCarthy & Wilhelm Leibl, Jack Pierson & Bartholomäus Bruyn the Elder – these are just four of the approximately fifty... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2009

"Hussein Chalayan: From Fashion and Back" @ the Design Museum in London

Hussein Chalayan, Readings Spring-Summer 2008. Photo: Chris Moore LONDON.- Fully established at the forefront of contemporary fashion design, the twice named “British Designer of the Year,” Hussein Chalayan, the Creative Director of Sport Fashion for PUMA, is renowned for his innovative use of materials, meticulous pattern cutting and progressive attitudes to new technology. This exhibition will be the first comprehensive presentation of Hussein Chalayan’s work in the UK. Spanning fifteen years of experimental projects, the... [Lire la suite]
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