Horst: Photographer of Style

  • Art
  • Photography
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Dress by Hattie Carnegie, 1939

© Condé Nast / Horst Estate

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Patterns from Nature Photographic Collage, c1945

© Condé Nast / Horst Estate

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Salvador Dalí's costumes for Leonid Massine's ballet 'Bacchanale', 1939

© Condé Nast / Horst Estate

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Corset by Detolle for Mainbocher, 1939

© Condé Nast / Horst Estate

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Summer Fashions, American Vogue cover, May 14 1941

© Condé Nast / Horst Estate

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Marlene Dietrich, New York, 1942

© Condé Nast / Horst Estate

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Round the Clock, New York, 1987

© Condé Nast / Horst Estate

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Muriel Maxwell, American Vogue cover, July 1, 1939

© Condé Nast / Horst Estate

A retrospective exhibtion of Horst P Horst's prolific 60-year career. The German-American photographer did shoots for couturiers such as Chanel, Schiaparelli and Vionnet in the ’30s, as well as experimenting with early colour techniques. His most renowned images will be on display alongside rarities and unpublished pictures, plus there will be a recreation of Horst's 1940s studio. Archive film footage, sketchbooks and letters will also give an insight into his creative process.

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