INSPIRATION DIOR. Gosudarstvennyi muzei izobrazitel'nykh iskusstv imeni A.S. Pushkina (State Pushkin Museum of Fine Art), Moscow, 2011. Published by Abrams, New York. 354 pp. (6 foldout, 26 vellum) with 238 ills. (162 col.) and 3 bound-in facsimile booklets. 32 x 26 cm. ISBN 9781419701061 In English.
Published to accompany a major retrospective exhibition mounted to celebrate the work of French fashion designer Christian Dior (1905-1957) and the fashion house that continues to bear his name, this unusually formatted catalogue features a range of couture fashions from the 1950s to the present, as well as a few examples of jewelry designs and other works illustrated alongside paintings, photographs and other pieces of fine art from various periods by such important figures as Fragonard, Goya, Ingres, Boldini, Gauguin, Sargent, Bonnard, Matisse, Klimt, Modigliani, Ray, Malevitch, Kertesz and Picasso that were included in the exhibition to underscore Dior's wide-ranging sources of inspiration.
Indexing: Western, Europe, International (Western Style) — France — Several Periods, Post-1945 — Costume/Fashion, Several Media
Worldwide Number: 034174
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