Selling Dreams :: Fashion Photography exhibition at State Library of NSW

0 Posted by - 16 August 2013 - Feature stories

The State Library of NSW is the only Australian host for an exclusive fashion photography exhibition drawn from the Victoria and Albert Museum’s National Collection of the Art of Photography.

This stunning exhibition charts the fascinating evolution of fashion photography through 60 original works by 40 legendary artists like Horst P Horst, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Arthur Elgort and Tim Walker.

Click on the stunning images below to learn more.

According to Margot Riley, State Library fashion historian:

“It’s like seeing the Mona Lisa for the first time. Some of these images are familiar due to their online popularity; viewed up close they are absolutely stunning and together they capture an incredible fashion story.”

When: 10 August to 10 November 2013
Where: State Library of NSW Exhibition Galleries
Cost: Admission is free

A personal picture taken by Arthur Elgort on an American Vogue fashion shoot in July 1981. © Arthur Elgort / Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

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