Through this exhibition, we want to reveal a lesser-known facet of Yves Saint Laurent, more minimal, more radical, summarizes Elsa Janssen, its general curator and director of the Yves Saint Laurent Museum Paris. Tell how his work echoes major currents of modern art, especially abstract, such as concrete art and Op Art. He is often cited as a couturier paying tribute to artists, Picasso and Matisse in the lead. There, we show that he is an artist among his contemporaries at the crossroads of visual artist, sculptor and graphic designer."
"Yves Saint Laurent. Formes" thus adds its stone to the edifice that Pierre Bergé sought to build, in order to raise his partner above the fray of other creators, his peers, by conviction as much as storytelling. "I add that fashion is not an art, but that it took an artist to create it," said the businessman in 2010. The great misunderstanding today is that many people, and the press in particular, imagine themselves...
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