Leica Gallery Istanbul was carried to Istanbul by the Doğuş in collaboration with Leica Camera AG that has contributed significantly to the development of culture and art now in collaboration with the Horst P. Horst Estate and The Art Design Project is pleased to host the first solo show of Horst P. Horst in Turkey between 13 September – 24 November, 2018. The artist was known as “the Master of Light” in fashion and portrait photography.
Leica Gallery Istanbul was carried to Istanbul by the Doğuş Group in collaboration with Leica Camera AG to host “Master of Light” Horst P. Horst who is ranked alongside Irving Penn and Richard Avedon as one of the 20th century’s leading photographers. Horst P. Horst’s first solo exhibition in Turkey curated by Juan Carlos Arcila-Duque from The Art Design Project and Yasemin Elci from Leica Gallery, titled Horst: Fashion & Portraits which runs between 13 September – 24 November at Leica Gallery Istanbul.
The exhibition has been organized in collaboration with Horst P. Horst Estate and The Art Design Project Miami; Horst’s portraits of Yves Saint Laurent, Coco Chanel, Cy Twombly, Paloma Picasso, Marella Agnelli, Emilio Pucci, Elsa Peretti, Diane von Furstenberg, Classics and Fashion series are exhibited. Horst who working with important artists and designers such Salvador Dali, Coco Chanel, Elsa Schiaparelli, will also see photographs of Istanbul for the first time around the world.
At the beginning of the 1930s, Horst’s photographs replaced George Hoyningen-Huene, the chief photographer of Paris Vogue, soon had been published in French, British and American prints. Creator of surreal, impressive and timeless scenes, Horst, in an extraordinary sixty-year career, Horst’s photographs graced the pages of Vogue and House and Garden magazines. In addition to his fashion photographs, Horst also has portrayed many celebrities from the actress to writers, from heads of state to the royal family.
HORST P. HORST AT LEICA GALLERY ISTANBUL
- 13/09/2018 - 24/11/2018
Leica Gallery Istanbul
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