Photographie

Christian Dior by Brigitte Niedermair

Photographie
Olivier Gabet, Brigitte Niedermair
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NZ$ 415.00
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NZ$ 332.00
Hardback
h362 x 292mm - 272pg
12 Apr 2022 US
International import eta 7-19 days
9780847871162
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Informed by her parallel paths as an artist and a photographer, Brigitte Niedermair expands the conventions and biases of the fashion image system. Her work focuses on representations of women s bodies in art and culture, with deeply constructed images and striking compositions that make for a distinctive style. This volume explores the remarkable relationship between Dior and Niedermair s aesthetic, resulting in photographs radiating a strong sense of unconventional femininity. The first section is devoted to the collaboration throughout the recent years, followed by a portfolio of exclusive images of historical and iconic Christian Dior creations. Captured with an analogic, classical technique in a five-by-four-inch format which was used during photography s early beginnings 42 pieces from Dior archives are photographed twice, with each version of the image offering a unique perspective and revealing hidden details, such as the construction of the designs. With the principal essay by Olivier Gabet and contributions by Dior s creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, and artists and friends of Niedermair, this beautifully crafted book offers an extraordinary look into one of today s most fascinating creatives.
Brigitte Niedermair is an Italian photographer alternating artistic research with fashion photography. Her works are included in private collections, museums, and public institutions. Olivier Gabet is the director of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs (MAD) in Paris. Maria Grazia Chiuri is the creative director of Dior. Brigitte Lacombe is a French photographer. Martino Gamperis an Italian designer. Marcello Jori is an Italian visual artist and designer.

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