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Madame Grès

by Martin, Richard

  • 177 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Grès, Alix, 1903-1993 -- Exhibitions.,
    • Women fashion designers -- France -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.,
    • Fashion design -- France -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard Martin and Harold Koda ; photographs by Marcia Lippman.
      GenreExhibitions.
      ContributionsKoda, Harold., Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTT502 .M372 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1232294M
      ISBN 100870997270
      LC Control Number94234467

      Total Armageddon: A Slanted Reader on Design. Edited by Ian Lynam Publisher: Slanted Publishers Published: March Total Armageddon is about design. And culture. And complexity, notably how we, as a global civilization, deal with science fiction, taste, social media, the cities we live in, aesthetics, PowerPoint, burkas, Big Tech, full-contact sports, and other . "Issued in conjunction with the exhibition 'Madame Grès,' held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from September 13 to Novem "--Colophon. Description: 1 v. (unpaged): ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm. Responsibility: Richard Martin and Harold Koda ; photographs by Marcia Lippman.

        This book, by far the most detailed study yet published on this influential fashion designer, carefully analyzes Madame Gres' innovative construction techniques and connects her designs to the art styles and movements that inspired and informed her usly illustrated with images of fabulous clothes designed by Madame Gres, the 5/5(5).   Madame Gres launched her design house under the name Gres in Paris in Formally trained as a sculptress, she produced haute couture designs for an array of fashionable women, including the Duchess of Windsor, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Dolores del Rio/5(2).

      Madame Gres ( – ) (pronounced Grey) was a Parisian couturier who created beautiful bias and pleated dresses, inspired by Grecian styles and lines. Her house, under the name of Gres, was opened in and she mainly used specially Continued. While the classically inspired 'Grecian' gown designed by Madame Alix Gres is recognized and admired, little else of the brilliant couturier's life or work has received close attention. This book analyzes Madame Gres' construction techniques and connects her designs to the art styles and movements that inspired and informed her aesthetic.


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Madame Grès by Martin, Richard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gorgeously illustrated with images of fabulous clothes designed by Madame Grès book Grès, the book focuses on her long career (spanning the early s to the late s) and refutes the previous understanding that her work was static and unchanging.

Rather, her designs consistently changed and evolved, even as a thread of continuity connected them.5/5(7). It is a perfect neoclassicism. [This book was originally published in and has gone out of print. This edition is a print-on-demand version of the original book.]1/5(1).

Madame Grès and her work are very much an afterthought. The book is about the size of a hardback novel. This is far smaller than The Madame Grès book of the book may be “Madame Grès: Sculptural Fashion,” but a more accurate title would be “Empty White Pages With /5.

The title of the book may be "Madame Grès: Sculptural Fashion," but a more accurate title would be "Empty White Pages With The Occasional Tiny Photo." I'm not sure who is to blame for the disgraceful state of this book, but it is obvious that whoever put this thing together was far more interested in showing off their pretentious design aesthetic than in the /5(2).

This book, by far the most detailed study yet published on this influential fashion designer, carefully analyzes Madame Grès innovative construction techniques and connects her designs/5.

Gorgeously illustrated with images of fabulous clothes designed by Madame Grès, the book focuses on her long career (spanning the early s to the late s) and refutes the previous understanding that her work was static and unchanging. Rather, her designs consistently changed and evolved, even as a thread of continuity connected them.

madame gres, la couture a l'oeuvre (PARIS MUSEES) (French) Hardcover – Ma /5(1). Madame Grès () was a remarkable couturier in the 20th century, known for using delicate pleats which turned ordinary fabric into Greek sculpture.

On display at the Musée Bourdelle in Paris. Grès was born Germaine Krebs in Paris in She originally wanted to be a sculptor, but was unsuccessful. of results for "madame gres perfume" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Parfums Gres Madame EDP Spray for Women, Ounce.

out of 5 stars 3. $ $ 00 ($/Fl Oz) Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances. Madame Grès: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 13th September to 27th November Richard Harrison Martin, Harold Koda Metropolitan Museum of Art, - Clothing and dress.

According to Patricia Mears’ exceptional book, Madame Grès: Sphinx of Fashion, Grès would often alter her date of birth (depending on who was interviewing her) and she changed her name several times during her career, making it difficult to pinpoint her origins.

Laurence Benaïm, a journalist for the French newspaper Le Monde, was the first Author: Martin Lerma. GR É S, Madame. French designer. Born: Germain "Alix" Barton in Paris, 30 November Education: Studied painting and sculpture, : Married Serge Czerefkov, late s; daughter: : Served three-month apprenticeship with Premet, Paris, ; made and sold toiles using the name Alix Barton, Paris, s; designer, Maison Alix (not her own.

Madame Grès was an enigmatic figure. Beginning her career in the twenties, she was a reclusive but dedicated legend for the coterie of fashion insiders over the decades.

Her oeuvre is now the triumphant subject of an exhibition in Paris, which showcases her creations (until 28 August). Gorgeously illustrated with images of fabulous clothes designed by Madame Grès, the book focuses on her long career (spanning the early s to the late s) and refutes the previous understanding that her work was static and unchanging.

Rather, her designs consistently changed and evolved, even as a thread of continuity connected :   Madame Gres: Sculptural Fashion is an extremely informational book about one of the greatest couturiers/designers of the 20th century. The reader will be informed about her many quirks, her extreme and utter devotion to her craft, and how even at a young age, she was lauded for her unbelievable talents.

History. Germaine Émilie Krebs (–), known as Alix Barton and later as "Madame Grès", relaunched her design house under the name Grès in Paris in Prior to this, she worked as "Alix" or "Alix Grès" during the s. Formally trained as a sculptress, she produced haute couture designs for an array of fashionable women, including the Duchess of Windsor.

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Title: Madame Gre's Author: Richard Martin, Harold Koda Created Date: 6/19/ PM. OK, here goes: Madame Gres is a totally modern synthetic fruity woody floral thing with pale pinkish juice, a plain boring bottle that looks like Lagerfeld overstock, and a really cheap plastic cap.

Considering the very stern-looking black and cream package that evokes Chanel boxes and labels of the ’s, I was expecting the fragrance to be. Exhibition: Madame Grés, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Awards: Named Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur, ; Dé d'Or award, ; New York University Creative Leadership in the Arts award.

Madame Grès, couture at work Olivier Saillard. 34— Couture studio. 98— Photo studio. — The œuvre of Madame Grès: a story of sculpture Laurent Cotta. — Drawings.

The book Madame Grès: Sculptural Fashion commemorates the ever-ephemeral fashion exhibition of the same name (which closed at MoMu Fashion Museum, Province of Antwerp in February of this year) and adds to the growing body of knowledge on this important twentieth-century designer.

Often re-interpreting classical Greek sculptural forms, and best .Madame Grès. K likes. La page ers: 4K.