Coming into Fashion

Papier glacé, Coming into fashion, Palais Galliera

When it comes to exhibitions I have to admit that I’m a little bit addicted to them. I just love to visit them all the time, on my own, all alone. Favorite ones? Those representing fashion /or/ photography.  I was waiting for so long for this one! The exhibition Papier glacé, un siècle de photographie de mode chez Condé Nast  (“Coming into Fashion, a Century of Photography at Condé Nast” ) shows 150 prints from leading fashion photographers from 1918 through to the present day.


This is a story about ninety photographers at the dawn of their careers. The key words/names:  Baron Adolf de Meyer, Edward Steichen, George Hoyningen-Huene, Horst P. Horst, Cecil Beaton, Erwin Blumenfeld and Irving Penn. Then, from the 1950s onwards, Guy Bourdin, William Klein, David Bailey, Helmut Newton, Bruce Weber, Peter Lindbergh, Steven Meisel, Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin, Miles Aldridge…


You will enjoy the glamour and striking beauty of this exhibition which reveals the image of women shaped in the hands of couturiers, photographers, directors, editors and businessmen who run the fashion world in the media over the past century. For some better photos click HERE

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  1. Cinnamon and white chocolate · · Reply

    Upravo sam posjetila izlozbu Petera Lindbergha u Zg, tako da znam o cemu pricas. I ovu bih rado, odlican post i bas si me zainteresirala. A prije tri godine smo u Sankt Petersburgu, u Hermitageu slucajno naletjeli na izlozbu A. Liebowitz, wow!

    1. Da i ja sam bas jucer vidil Lindbergha. Odlican je! Medjutim izlozbi fali edukativni dio i neki koncept. Svijesna sam da se nekad treba vodit i onim ‘l’art pour l’art’ i neoptereceno uzivati u umjetnosti ali mislim da je na ovaj nacin konkretan broj posjetitelja dosta zakinuti.
      To je sigurno bilo wow :) Jos pogotovo ako je neplanirao bilo :)

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