• Mozart dress / photo by Norman Parkinson

Mozart dress / photo by Norman Parkinson

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“The Legendary Images: Great Photographers and Dior” exhibition

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From May 3 to September 21st, the Christian Dior Museum in Granville, France hosts the exhibition called "The Legendary Images: Great Photographers and Dior." 

It is a journey invitation to  the visual heritage of the Dior house through the years. The house is portrayed through the lens of the most 80 well-known photographers in the world like Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton. 

It depicts Dior' style in a photographic vision to a 60 years fashion journey that includes 200 images and 60 haute couture dresses. 

Among the exhibited pieces we find Mozart Dress from the 1950 Haute Couture collection, a photo made by Norman Parkinson, the photo of the atelier seamstresses made by Patrick Demarchelier, a portrait of Monsieur Dior in Paris made by Cecil Beaton and many other photos from the house collections.

Also, on April 31st, Rizzoli will publish a book with the same title as the exhibition, a book that will compliment and accompany the exhibition.

Turquie dress, Autumn–Winter 1951 Haute Couture collection, Longue line.

Turquie dress / 1951 Haute Couture collection

Jacket from the Ko-Ko-San silhouette, Spring–Summer 2007 Haute Couture collection.

Ko-Ko-San Silhouette, 2007 Haute Couture collection

Cover of “Dior. The Legendary Images: Great Photographers And Dior”

Cover of the exhibition

Editor Andra Oprea