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PHOTOGRAPHERS… ARTISTS AND THE SNAP CARDIGAN by agnès b.

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To celebrate the 40th anniversary of her signature Snap Cardigan, agnès b. announces the forthcoming exhibition “… PHOTOGRAPHERS … ARTISTS AND THE SNAP CARDIGAN” that will open in New York on February 8, 2020, at 195 Chrystie Street. The exhibition will echo the first snap cardigan exhibition held at agnès b.’s Galerie du Jour in Paris as part of Mois de la Photo in 1986, where 140 photographers originally contributed to the exhibition. Each were asked to photograph the iconic snap cardigan in his or her own way. Acclaimed by the public and critics alike, the exhibition was then held at the Centre Pompidou in 1996. As a designer, philanthropist, and art collector, agnès b. noted at the time, “A while ago, I designed a cardigan for myself. I wanted one that opened in front with lots of snaps that evoke a Renaissance garment, a child’s garment for grown-ups, or the other way round, and the snap cardigan was born. Since then, it has been worn by many people. I had the idea of the exhibition when I saw people...

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