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SELLING DREAMS: 100 YEARS OF FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY

Selling Dreams: One Hundred Years of Fashion Photography is the new exhibition slated to show at the Light House Media Centre as the first touring exhibition from the Victoria & Albert’s Collection. It will portray the rise and significance of fashion photography through illustrated magazines. The photographs will attempt to create a dialogue between fashion and fine art photography and the development of both mediums.

The Victoria & Albert Museum UK’s National Collection of the Art of Photography is composed of a vast half million works. This includes the hundreds of fashion photographs, which will be unveiled for this Selling Dreams UK tour.  First stop: Light House.

Here is some of what to expect from the collection:

Lillian Bassman, Dress by Omar Kiam for Ben Reig, American Harper’s Bazaar, 1 March 1950 © Lillian
Bassman courtesy of Staley-Wise Gallery N.Y. / V&A Images
Erwin Blumenfeld, Model and Mannequin, American Vogue Cover, 1 November 1945 © Estate of Erwin
Blumenfeld / V&A Images

Exhibition from Friday 14th October – 13th January 2012.

SELLING DREAMS: 100 YEARS OF FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY

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