23 décembre 2019

In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

NEW YORK - Fashion collecting was once described by Richard Martin, former Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute, as an "alien endeavor" for its perceived distance from the practice of collecting fine art and for the challenges of preservation and display posed by the medium. While fashion has now found a secure place within museums, it remains a relatively rare area of focus within private collections. The remarkable archive of American collector Sandy Schreier stands as a pioneering example. Beginning in the mid-twentieth... [Lire la suite]

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]
09 décembre 2018

‘Modus. A la manera de España’ à la Sala Canal de Isabel II, Madrid.

MADRID -Cette exposition collective a pour objectif de retracer la contribution espagnole au niveau de la mode nationale. Organisée par les commissaires Raúl Marina et Wanda Morales, cette exposition propose un voyage à travers l'histoire de la mode espagnole avec les créations les plus représentatives de créateurs emblématiques, des œuvres du Musée du costume et des collections privées. L’exposition propose un voyage à travers l’histoire de la mode espagnole en suivant plusieurs thématiques, notamment le costume traditionnel, les... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2017

"Fortuny : un espagnol à Venise" au Palais Galliéra

Fortuny : un espagnol à Venise. Affiche PARIS - Un musée porte son nom au cœur de la Sérénissime, il est vénitien d’adoption, mais espagnol de naissance, célèbre pour son plissé... C’est Mariano Fortuny, et le Palais Galliera, musée de la mode de la Ville de Paris, lui consacre une rétrospective. À travers une centaine de pièces issues du fonds Galliera, du Museo del Traje à Madrid et du Museo Fortuny à Venise, l’exposition dévoilera la diversité de ses inspirations et de ses talents d’inventeur : la robe Delphos créée en 1909... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2017

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers announces series of luxury accessories and couture auctions

  CHICAGO, IL.- Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will conduct two sales of curated couture and luxury accessories for the upcoming spring season. The April 5 Luxury Accessories and Couture auction will include over 150 lots spanning from the 1920s onward by iconic designers. Starting March 27 and running through April 7 is a timed online only sale, Spring Staples, which will feature everyday couture from Hermes scarves to costume jewelry. The April 5 auction includes numerous Hermes handbags in bright colors such as a gold... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2016

State Hermitage Museum presents an exhibition of works by Mariano Fortuny

Mariano Fortuny. Portrait & Textiles SAINT PETERSBURG.- For the first time in Russia the State Hermitage Museum presents the exhibition of Mariano Fortuny - the great designer of the 20th century, celebrated by his contemporaries as “The Magician of Venice.” Though his heritage has never been exhibited in Russia, the name of Fortuny is widely known here due to two generations of this family.  Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (1871, Granada - 1949, Venice) - artist, designer, engineer and photographer,... [Lire la suite]
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22 novembre 2016

A good Mariano Fortuny black silk 'Delphos', 1930s

Lot 64 : A good Mariano Fortuny black silk 'Delphos', 1930s. Estimate £4000 - £6000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A good Mariano Fortuny black silk 'Delphos', 1930s. marked with maker in the selvedge and to the reverse of the belt, columnar with Murano striped yellow glass beads to shoulders and sides, the silk belt stencilled in silver with leaf scrolls (2).  Kerry Taylor Auctions. Monday December 12th at 2pm
21 novembre 2016

A Mariano Fortuny stencilled pink velvet mantle, circa 1920

Lot 63 : A Mariano Fortuny stencilled pink velvet mantle, circa 1920. Estimate: £4000 - £6000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Mariano Fortuny stencilled pink velvet mantle, circa 1920. bearing circular label to lining, printed in gold with scrolling vine and stylised tree motifs, with side slits forming armholes .  Kerry Taylor Auctions. Monday December 12th at 2pm
22 juin 2016

Mariano Fortuny

Régine Flory dans une robe de Mariano Fortuny (1910) Clarisse Coudert, wife of Condé Nast, in a Fortuny Delphos and long mantle, c. 1919. Robe 'Delphos' portée par Mrs.William Wetmore, posant devant un Tissu Fortuny, 1935
01 mars 2016

Mariano Fortuny, Kimono Coat, 1910s

Mariano Fortuny, Kimono Coat, 1910s. Light brown velvet with polychrome stencil print of Japanese traditional pattern; salmon-pink silk faille lining; straight-cut structure. AC7771 93-19 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Kazumi Kurigami A gorgeous informal, indoor wear. The "tatewaku" (hourglass line) pattern with butterfly and hollyhock motifs was inspired by a Japanese fabric. Mariano Fortuny sought out pattern design sources from diverse periods and regions, including Japan. The textile for this coat has the... [Lire la suite]
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