Balenciaga and Spain

Balenciaga and Spain This unprecedented volume accompanies the first exhibition to consider the impact of Spain s culture history and art on one of its greatest designers of the twentieth century the legendary Balencia

  • Title: Balenciaga and Spain
  • Author: Hamish Bowles
  • ISBN: 9780847836468
  • Page: 379
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This unprecedented volume accompanies the first exhibition to consider the impact of Spain s culture, history, and art on one of its greatest designers of the twentieth century, the legendary Balenciaga Hailed as Fashion s Picasso by Cecil Beaton, Crist bal Balenciaga 1895 1972 created an innovative oeuvre that transformed the way women dressed From the opening of hiThis unprecedented volume accompanies the first exhibition to consider the impact of Spain s culture, history, and art on one of its greatest designers of the twentieth century, the legendary Balenciaga Hailed as Fashion s Picasso by Cecil Beaton, Crist bal Balenciaga 1895 1972 created an innovative oeuvre that transformed the way women dressed From the opening of his Paris fashion house in 1937 until his retirement in 1968, Balenciaga s visionary, ever evolving designs and impeccable standards seduced generations of the most iconic, best dressed women in the world, including the Duchess of Windsor, Gloria Guinness, Pauline de Rothschild, Mona Bismarck, Princess Grace of Monaco, Doris Duke, Diana Vreeland, and Queen Fabiola of Belgium For Diana Vreeland, the designer s inspiration came from the bullrings, the flamenco dancers, the loose blouses the fishermen wear, the cool of the cloisters Exploring the profound and enduring influence of Balenciaga s native country on his work, this book considers the influences of Spain s greatest artists, from Zurbar n, Vel zquez, and Goya to Picasso and Mir It also investigates the impact of Spain s religious dress and ceremony, its royal history, its rich regional costume, its dance traditions, and the power and splendor of the bullfight on the protean Balenciaga s designs This illuminating and lavishly illustrated volume will be a must have for art and fashion connoisseurs.

    Balenciaga and Spain Hamish Bowles This unprecedented volume accompanies the first exhibition to consider the impact of Spain s culture, history, and art on one of its greatest designers of the twentieth century, the legendary Balenciaga. Balenciaga and Spain de Young Balenciaga and Spain The impact of Spanish culture, history, and traditions is explored through the recurring themes in Balenciaga s oeuvre and organized in the exhibition in six sections Spanish Art, Regional Dress, the Spanish Court, Religious Life and Ceremony, the Bullfight, and Dance. Balenciaga and Spain by Hamish Bowles Mar , This unprecedented volume accompanies the first exhibition to consider the impact of Spain s culture, history, and art on one of its greatest designers of the twentieth century, the legendary Balenciaga. Museum Exhibit Balenciaga and Spain Threads balenciaga and spain runs through july San Francisco s de Young Museum , located in Golden Gate Park , is currently running the exciting exhibit Balenciaga and Spain The exhibit examines the influence of Spainish culture, history, and traditions on the work of haute couture master Cristbal Balenciaga. Balenciaga and Spain, Bowles, Hamish Book eBay See Balenciaga and Spain by Hamish Bowles , H Email to friends Share on Facebook opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest opens in a new window or tab Balenciaga and Spain Legion of Honor Balenciaga remained forever a Spaniard His inspiration came from the bullrings, the flamenco dancers, the fishermen in their boots and loose blouses, the glories of the church and the cool of the cloisters and monasteries.

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    1. Just interviewed Mr. Bowles and he's got quite a lot to say about Balenciaga. He was a fascinating, austere, terribly chic designer. Looking forward to the book.

    2. Wonderful. An excellent book, great reproductions and insights into the influences of Balenciaga. Wish I saw the exhibition.

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