Tag Archives: fashion

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier at the Grand Palais – Paris

April 1, 2015 through August 3, 2015 Displaying 140, extraordinary couture and ready-to-wear ensembles along with their accessories and design sketches created during an almost four-decade-long career, “The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk,” is the first retrospective devoted to the renowned, French designer. Indisputably one of the most […]

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Punk: Chaos to Couture at the Met – New York

May 9, 2013 through August 11, 2013 – Illustrating how haute couture and ready-to-wear have appropriated punk’s visual symbols and aesthetic vocabulary turning rock and roll rebellion into fashion art, the Met’s Costume Institute presents “Punk: Chaos to Couture”, an exhibition of 100 designs for men and women that juxtaposes original punk apparel dating from […]

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Impressionism and Fashion at the Musee d’Orsay – Paris

This groundbreaking exhibition focuses on how Degas, Manet, Monet, Renoir and their creative contemporaries portrayed modern life and particularly fashionable dress between 1860 and 1880. Although they did not strive to realistically render clothing, the Impressionists nevertheless did document the fashions and attitudes of their time. They achieved this through their attention to the “daily […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]