04 mai 2010

"American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity" @ the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Anna May Wong in “Limehouse Blues,” wearing a costume by Travis Banton in 1934. Photo by John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images NEW YORK, NY.- The spring 2010 exhibition organized by The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art is American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity, the first drawn from the newly established Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at the Met. The exhibition, on view from May 5 through August 15, 2010, explores developing perceptions of the modern American woman from the 1890s to the 1940s, and how... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2010

Anna May Wong portraits from the Michael H. Epstein and Scott E. Schwimer @ Epstein and Schwimer Glamour Photography Auction

Anna May Wong exhibition portrait by George Hurrell. Gelatin silver semi-gloss borderless double-weight (with separate 2-ply mount) 5- ¼ x 7- ½ in. exhibition print of Anna May Wong by George Hurrell; with photographer signature Hurrell/`36 in ink and rubber stamp HURRELL PHOTOGRAPH on the verso of the mount. Exhibited and organized by the Smithsonian Institution, The Hollywood Photographs of George Hurrell, 1987; unique print. Fine; with stress lines at the edges and toning at the upper quadrant. Estimated Value: $2000 - $3000... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2009

Defining an Era of Elegance and Glamour: Edward Steichen Photographs @ the Art Gallery of Ontario

Edward Steichen, recognized by many as one of the finest creative photographers in the world, became the official photographer for Condé Nast's Vanity Fair and Vogue in 1923. Courtesy Condé Nast Archive, New York © Condé Nast Publications “Take good photographs, and the art will take care of itself.” —Edward Steichen (TORONTO, ON: July 30, 2009) From September 26, 2009 to January 3, 2010, the Art Gallery of Ontario will host an exhibition that proves glamour never goes out of style. Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, the... [Lire la suite]