Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Thayaht: Between Art and Fashion, an exhibition on the close collaboration between Vionnet and Thayaht

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Any Vionnet exhibition is good news for the fashion world. La maison Vionnet W together with an exhibition called "Thayaht: Between Art and Fashion" at the Poldi Pezzoli Museum in Milan. The exhibition has been seen only during 21 to 25 February during fashion week in Milan. The exhibition shows a series of sketches of Madeleine Vionnet in collaboration with graphic artist Thayaht.

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Showing 71 sketches made ​​by the artist and Madame Vionnet Thayaht. The sketches were acquired recently and had never shown to the public. From 1919-1925 the two artists came together to create a series of works on paper unbelievable.

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Vionnet could not draw, so they created their models over a mannequin, so Thayaht reproduced their designs through sketches, with a unique style and very unique. Many of the sketches with figurines were published in the journal of the era chic Bon Ton Gazette.

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