Wednesday, November 3, 2010
I am so pleased to learned that there will be a retrospective dedicated to Cristobal Balenciaga's work called 'Balenciaga: Spanish Master' which will be curated by Vogue's Hamish Bowles. It's to be held at the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute on the Upper East Side from Nov 19 through Feb 19. This exhibit will deeply explore all of Balenciaga's Spanish influences stemming from his Basque upbringing and will showcase about 60 pieces including his famed 'Infanta' gown. For any true couture lover this is something that is not to be missed. Click here for more info.
I recently came across Alex Prager's photography while at MOMA a few weeks ago. Her work is a fusion of Hitchcock heroines combined with Mad Men's sleek styling. Prager's short film 'Despair' starred a teary eyed Bryce Dallas Howard who was mourning romantic heartbreak reminiscent of a Lichtenstein girl. I adore Prager's color palette and highy stylized aesthetic, so visually stimulating. Click here for more info.
|Still of Bryce Dallas Howard in 'Despair'|