« Dior, the legendary images »
From 3rd May to 21st September 2014, the Christian Dior Museum in Granville, in Normandie welcomes a new exhibition entitled "Dior, the legendary images". After, " Dior and the impressionism" in 2013, the museum plunges us into the Christian Dior's history shared with great photographers.
Since the launch of Dior in February 1947, Christian Dior keeps inspired great photographers of the centuries XX and XXI. In this way, no less than 80 photographers are exposed like Puis Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, Patrick Demarchelier, Peter Lindbergh, Terry Richardson, Bruce Weber and Inez van Lamsveerde Vinooh Matadin.
Three subjects give rhytm to the exhibition illustrating 60 years old of photography and fashion history : the photographer's look, the portrait revealed of the Dior's fashion and the construction of the Dior's image.
More than 200 photographies, about sixty of Haute Couture's dresses, several documents recounting the collaboration between The Maison Dior et its artistic directors from Christian Dior to Raf Simons via Yves Saint Laurent.
Installed at the heart of The Rhumbs' villa, family home having particularly inspired Christian Dior, this wonderful exhibition will delight the photography and fashion lovers.