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]

08 avril 2012

Irving Penn, Woman in Balenciaga Coat (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), Paris, 1950

Irving Penn, Woman in Balenciaga Coat (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), Paris, 1950.  Image courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company. Gelatin silver print, printed before 1960. 9 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. (24.1 x 17.5 cm). Signed, titled, dated in ink, credit, 'Photograph by Penn' and Condé Nast copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps on the reverse of the mount. One from an edition of 13. ESTIMATE $25,000-35,000 - SOLD AT $31,250 PROVENANCE Sotheby's, New York, 26 April 2007, lot 97 ... [Lire la suite]