With its Haute Couture positioning and its location on Avenue Montaigne, near the largest Couture houses, Hotel Plaza Athénée presents the “Plaza Fashion Spirit” exhibition from September 22nd, on the occasion of the next Paris Fashion Week. This exhibition organized by Art Photo Expo Production, brings together nine artists – whether photographers whose fame is international or young contemporary artists whose works have the same denominator: the couture spirit.
Thus, we will find in the mythical courtyard of the hotel some large photographic formats of Greg Lotus for Versace or the British artist Simon Procter, who realized on the occasion of Stella McCartney or Chanel Haute Couture fashion show. But also a photo production featuring the supermodel Linda Evangelista for Thierry Mugler by Thierry Le Goues.
We will also discover a selection of vintage photos from the 50s and 60s of internationally renowned artists, contributors to ELLE magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, VSD, Vogue …: Georges Dambier reveals a portrait of Brigitte Bardot place François 1er or even two pictures of models wearing Nina Ricci or Givenchy for ELLE. Dior is immortalized in the iconic Bubble series of Melvin Sokolsky.
A little further, a black and white series of photographer Fabien Mara pays homage to the beloved icons of the public and the world of fashion: Carla Bruni in Pierre Balmain, Yves Saint Laurent watching his show from behind the scenes, Karen Mulder during a catwalk for Jean-Louis Scherrer Couture …
Plaza Fashion Spirit
September 22 – November 14, 2018
Cour Jardin de l’Hôtel Plaza Athénée
27 Avenue Montaigne