Hollywood Costume, the V&A’s major autumn exhibition, gathers together over 130 of the most iconic costumes designed for unforgettable cinema characters over a century of film- making
The exhibition, presented by the Decorative Arts Museum in partnership with the Maison Van Cleef & Arpels, retraces over one century of the French firm’s history since its beginnings in 1906 at 22 place Vendôme in Paris.In the Nef (Nave) of the museum over 500 pieces of jewellery and objects, as well as numerous archive documents, drawings and reviews from the 1920s, have been gathered together to collectively bear witness to the richness of its heritage.
Ending March 30, a craft festival brought a silk screened scarf exhibit, leather workers, diamond setters, watch makers, tie makers and other artisans together who demonstrated their skills for the public.
This week I was kindly invited by Jaime Bernice head of the PR department at Christie’s to admire in private one of the most spectacular jewelry collections in the world , the the celebrated film star, fashion icon, and humanitarian and my forever inspirational archetype Elizabeth Taylor .
I received the unique opportunity to visit more than fifty interiors of buildings in Brussels gems from the inter-war years, many of which remain relatively unknown. Architectural establishments, splendid private mansions, schools,modest houses, public and industrial buildings, hotels and shops several of which have become part of the ‘UNESCO World Heritage List’ in 2000.
The day those towers fell I was in a car, stuck in the heavy morning traffic of the Sao Paulo streets. I received a phone call from a friend saying, “A minute ago an aircraft hit one of the World Trade Center towers…” -This is strictly impossible, are you nuts? This is not South America, we are talking New York!”
Cai Guo-Qiang is internationally acclaimed as an artist whose creative transgressions and cultural provocations have literally exploded the accepted parameters of art making in our time.
The SCAD Museum of Art is pleased to present Little Black Dress, the premier exhibition of the Fall 2012 season. The exhibition curated by SCAD trustee and Vogue Contributing Editor André Leon Talley, will open to the public on September 28th and is sponsored by M·A·C Cosmetics.
Established in the heart of the Sablon area in Brussels , Pierre Bergé life long partner of Yves Saint-Laurent & associés is focusing its new gallery on the world of contemporary design and American vintage. Luckily for me, the gallery is showcasing an impressive exhibition on American and Brazilian design .