Germany's MKG museum hosting new 'Drawing Fashion' exhibit

Germany's MKG museum hosting new 'Drawing Fashion' exhibit

Masterpieces of a century

The exhibition 'Drawing Fashion' is an introduction to the interpretative power of illustrated fashion images, with 200 paintings and sketches created from various methods…

From now until May 3, 2015, the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (MKG) will be showing Drawing Fashion, a myriad of illustrations collected by the renowned gallery owner and art collector Joëlle Chariau, for over 28 years.

More than 200 drawings will be on display celebrating the creations of some of the biggest names in haute-couture, from Paul Poiret and Coco Chanel to Christian Dior, Christian Lacroix, Alexander McQueen, Yohji Yamamoto and Comme des Garçons.

Chariau showcases the development in seven sections, illustrating each with a selection of exemplary work by different artists. 

New fashion exhibition

Antonio Lopez, 'Joanne Landis Carnegie Hall Studio', 1967


Drawing Fashion will be running until May 3 at the MKG Hamburg

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