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Elsa Schiaparelli, “Phoebus” Cloak, winter 1937-1938, wool, silk and embroidery; © Valérie Belin, courtesy of Musée des Arts Décoratifs.
Elsa Schiaparelli in collaboration with Salvador Dalí, Evening gown, 1937, silk; © Philadelphia Museum of Art, courtesy of Musée des Arts Décoratifs.
Leonor Fini & Fernand Guéry-Colas, Shocking perfume bottle, 1937, crystal and glass; © Schiaparelli Archives, Adagp, Paris, courtesy of Musée des Arts Décoratifs.
Jean Clément, Necklace, 1938, golden metal mounted on fabric; © Les Arts Décoratifs / Jean Tholance, Adagp, Paris, courtesy of Musée des Arts Décoratifs.
Elsa Schiaparelli, Evening coat, Winter 1938-1939, wool, silk and china; © Les Arts Décoratifs / Christophe Dellière, courtesy of Musée des Arts Décoratifs.
George Platt Lynes, Salvador Dalí Photograph, 1939; © Estate of George Platt Lynes, courtesy of Musée des Arts Décoratifs.
Elsa Schiaparelli, Evening gown, summer 1939, silk; © Les Arts Décoratifs / Christophe Dellière, courtesy of Musée des Arts Décoratifs.
Courtesy of Musée des Arts Décoratifs.
Paris, 1st arrondissement

Shocking! The Surreal World of Elsa Schiaparelli

July 6, 2022 - January 22, 2023

“Shocking! The Surreal World of Elsa Schiaparelli” is currently on view at Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris through January 22, 2023. The long-awaited exhibition rejoices in the daring and breathtaking creations of Elsa Schiaparelli, who drew much of her inspiration from her close ties to the Parisian avant-garde of the 1920s and 30s. Twenty years since the last retrospective devoted to Schiaparelli at the museum, the moment has arrived to revisit the exceptional designer’s work: her creative sense of feminine style, her sophisticated designs, and enchantment that she brought to the world. The exhibition’s poetic and immersive scenography was created by Nathalie Crinière

The retrospective assembles 520 works, including 272 silhouettes and accessories by Schiaparelli herself displayed alongside iconic paintings, sculptures, jewelry, perfumes, ceramics, posters, and photographs by Schiaparelli’s dear friends and contemporaries: Man Ray, Salvador Dalí, Jean Cocteau, Meret Oppenheim, and Elsa Triolet. The presentation also showcases creations designed in honor of Schiaparelli by fashion icons including Yves Saint Laurent, Azzedine Alaïa, John Galliano, and Christian Lacroix. 

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Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Rue de Rivoli, Paris, France
Jul 6 - Jan 22
Musée des Arts Décoratifs
Shocking! The Surreal World of Elsa Schiaparelli

Exhibitions

Paris, 2nd Arrondissement |Exhibitions

Une seconde d’éternité

Through September 26, the Pinault Collection is hosting “une second d’éternité” at the Bourse de Commerce, featuring work from over fifteen artists. 

Beaten Ink, Upset Brick, Downcast Charcoal

Matias Faldbakken’s debut solo show at Galerie Chantal Crousel features a series of installations following the artist's use of opposing elements.

Hugh Steers, Blue Towel, Red Tank

Russell Tovey has curated the exhibition "Hugh Steers: Blue Towel, Red Tank,” part David Zwirner's “More Life” series, surrounding the HIV/AIDS crisis.

Baselitz — The retrospective

The first all-encompassing exhibition of the German artist Georg Baselitz, the Centre Georges Pompidou’s “Baselitz — The retrospective” gives a chronological look at 60 years of artwork.

Emily Mae Smith: Harvesters

Emily Mae Smith's "Harvesters" follows her chosen muse, a straw broom, in scenarios suggestive of styles and artworks of historic origins.

Anni et Josef Albers

This retrospective of Anni and Josef Albers looks at both their relationship as a couple and their respective artistic endeavors through a selection of over 350 works.

Anne Imhof: Natures Mortes Performance

Anne Imhof will be activating her exhibition "Natures Mortes" with a special program of performances through October 24.

Thierry Mugler, Couturissime

"Thierry Mugler, Couturissime" spans archival material dating between 1973—2014, looking at Mugler’s work across ready-to-wear, haute couture, and perfume.

Georg Baselitz – New Drawings

Coinciding with the Centre Georges Pompidou’s major retrospective of Georg Baselitz, Thaddaeus Ropac is debuting an exhibition of the artist’s new drawings.

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