Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
New York, NY
10 SEPTEMBER 2021 / 20 FEBRUARY 2022
"The highly successful ‘Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams’ exhibition, which debut in Paris at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in 2017, before stopping in London and Shanghai is coming to America in September.
The major retrospective of the House of Dior will run at the Brooklyn Museum in New York from September 10 to February 20, 2022, with an updated version, which will feature over two hundred haute couture garments as well as photographs, archival videos, sketches, vintage perfume elements, accessories, and works from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection."
(From Fashion United)
"The event, which will take over the venue’s spacious Beaux-Arts Court, will be curated by Florence Müller, Avenir Foundation curator of textile art and fashion at the Denver Art Museum, in collaboration with Matthew Yokobosky, senior curator of fashion and material culture at the Brooklyn Museum.
A dedicated space will celebrate American masters of photography including Richard Avedon, whose Dovima with the Elephants will be flanked by prints from the likes of Horst P. Horst, Irving Penn, Henry Clarke, Lillian Bassman, Frances McLaughlin-Gill, William Klein, Annie Leibovitz, Herb Ritts and David LaChapelle."
(From Women’s Wear Daily)
Visit the Brooklyn Museum website here.
Shown Above: David LaChapelle,"You", 2003, Chromogenic print