Fashion Exhibition – Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography – LA

Examining the rich and varied history of fashion photography, the exhibitions starts in 1911 with Edward Steichen. In this year he created the first “artistic” fashion photographs and ending in the year 2011 with digital technology as the dominant medium. It explores the ways some photographers, closely associated with fashion, have shaped evolving notions of style and beauty. There are more than one hundred sixty photographs, along with a selection of illustrations, costumes, magazine covers, advertisements and videos. A rich selection of media represent how fashion goes beyond the magazine page and infiltrates our everyday life.

Dates

Now – October 21st 2018

Where

Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, 90049

Admission

Free

Parking

$15 per car or motorcycle, reduced to $10 after 3:00 p.m.

Website

http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/fashion_photography/

Book: Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography

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Ellen von Unwerth: Ladyland Exhibition 2018 – London

The exhibition spans more than 30 years of iconic photographs by Ellen von Unwerth. Her work has graced the front covers of Vogue, ELLE, Glamour and many more. Her work on fashion editorials, short films for fashion brand like Chanel, Dior, Rolex and Azzedine Alaïa, and advertising campaigns have shifted fashion photography into the art world. With her photographs now being included in some of the world’s most important fine art collections and has been exhibited internationally.

She has published nine books over the years each of them an absolute delight to go through. They are – Snaps (1994), Wicked (1998), Couples (1999), Revenge (2003), Omahyra & Boyd (2005), Fräulein (2009), DieSpieler (2010), The Story of Olga (2012), and Heimat (2017).

The exhibition is split into three parts:

• Supermodels – Including photos of Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, Elle McPherson

• Bavaria – From Ellen’s latest book Heimat. A humorous exploration of the German imagery, within the Bavarian countryside and its traditions,

• Frivolities – Selection of photos that span Ellen’s career that encapsulate her “emancipated eroticism”, combining high fashion and female playfulness.

This exhibition will end on Friday 18th May 2018.

Red Lipsitck

David & Kate

Naomi Coke Curlers

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Beach Girls

Opera Gallery

134 New Bond Street, London, W1.

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