Poiret /

Koda, Harold.

Poiret / Exhibition title: Poiret, king of fashion - New York : New Haven : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; Yale University Press, ©2007. - 224 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 38 cm

Catalog of an exhibition 'Poiret, king of fashion, ' at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 9-Aug. 5, 2007.

Includes bibliographical references (page 221).

Foreword / Philippe de Montebello -- The prophet of simplicity / Harold Koda and Andrew Bolton -- Poiret's modernism, and the logic of fashion / Nancy J. Troy -- Denise Poiret: Muse or mannequin? / Caroline Evans -- High priestesses of fashion / Caroline Rennolds Milbank -- Refashioning the fashion plate: Poiret's clothing in context / Mary E. David -- The lure of Vienna: Poiret and the Wiener Werkstätte / Heather Hess -- Paul Poiret and the decorative arts / Jared Goss -- Forbidden fruits: the perfumes of Rosine / Kenneth E. Silver -- Catalogue / Harold Koda and Andrew Bolton.

This volume explores Poiret's radical modernity. Essays by renowned scholars describe the historical context of his work; its relation to the dominant artistic discourses of the early 20th century; his muse, Denise Poiret, and her influence on his work; and his role in the paradigmatic shift to a new ideal of feminine beauty.

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Poiret, Paul--Exhibitions.

Fashion design--France--Exhibitions.
Fashion designers--France--Exhibitions.

Exhibition catalogues.
Exhibition catalogs.

TT502 / .K64 2007

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