17 juillet 2010

The Hood Museum of Art Celebrates Hollywood’s Golden Age

Clarence Sinclair Bull, Elizabeth Taylor, 1948, color print American movies made during the “golden age” of Hollywood (1920–60), a time when the studios were producing almost five hundred films a year, have been admired in art museums, college film societies, and academic departments for almost a century. Interest in the work produced by Hollywood studio photographers, however, goes back only a few decades. The exhibition Made in Hollywood: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation, on view at the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2009

"Archives secrètes Boucheron, 1858 à nos jours" de Vincent Meylan

La belle Otero, la Païva, et la Castiglione, le Tsar Nicolas II, le maharaja de Patiala, les milliardaires américains, Sarah Bernhardt, Rita Hayworth, Joan Crawford, Françoise Sagan...Des courtisanes aux rois, des héritières américaines aux stars de Hollywood, tous ont été clients du plus ancien des joailliers de la place Vendôme. Un document fabuleux « qui recense toutes les pierres importantes ayant franchi le seuil du 26, place Vendôme, depuis le début du XXe siècle. Diamants blancs et diamants de couleur, émeraudes,... [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]