From September 6, 2014 to January 4, 2015, the Victoria & Albert Museum presents the definitive retrospective of the work of Horst P. Horst (1906-99), one of the 20th century’s master photographers.
“Horst: Photographer of Style“ displays 250 photographs, alongside haute couture garments, magazines, film footage and ephemera. The exhibition explores Horst’s collaborations and friendships with leading couturiers such as Elsa Schiaparelli in Paris; stars such as Marlene Dietrich and artists and desiincluding Salvador Dalí and Jean-Michel Frank.
In the section “Fashion in Colour”, Horst’s colour photographs rarely exhibited are presented, among them Dinner suit and headdress by Schiaparelli, 1947 (see picture).
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