5 July 2010
Fashion designer Hussein Chalayan turns artist for a show at the Lisson Gallery. He will stage a show that combines familiar Chalayan traits: traditional music, live performance, historic costume and dramatic staging (from Sept 8th - Oct 2nd). Click here for more information.
Hauser & Wirth gallery will open a cavernous new space at 23 Savile Row with an exhibition of the work of the late Louise Bourgeois. The show will feature four large-scale sculptures and more than 70 fabric drawings made from domestic artefacts and shreds of clothing. keep an eye here for more info.
Gauguin is one of the world's most famous and best-loved artists from the early 20th century. For the first time in the UK in over 50 years, Tate Modern presents an exhibition dedicated to this master French Post-Impressionist, featuring paintings and drawings from around the world. His sumptuous, colourful images of women in Tahiti and beautiful landscape images of Brittany in France are some of the most popular images in Modern art. Click here for details.
1 July 2010
Horrockses Fashions Limited was the manufacturer of one of the most well-respected ready-to-wear labels of the 1940s and 1950s.
The company are best known for their full-skirted dresses will provide a visual feast for visitors which focuses on the range of the firm's production, from glamorous evening dresses, to vibrant summer frocks and sophisticated housecoats and beachwear. It will follow the story of the Horrockses dress from initial fabric and fashion design, to production, promotion and consumption.
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