Item #7634 Yves Saint Laurent. Yves Saint Laurent, Marguerite Duras, Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, Duane Michals, Peter Lindbergh, Horst P. Horst, introduction, photos.
Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent. Images of Design 1958-1988

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. 1st Edition. Folio, publisher's black cloth, spine stamped in silver, black endpapers, original silver-embossed dust jacket, original silver-embossed paperboard slipcase.

Visual guide to thirty years of the seminal fashion designer’s work. Showcases editorials and advertisements, from Laurent's early work for Christian Dior in 1958, his premiere solo collection in 1968, through his famous "Opéra Ballets Russes" collection, to his artist tribute (Van Gogh, Braque, Miro) spring/summer wear in 1988. Lavishly illustrated with color and black-and-white photos by the industry’s most preeminent photographers, including William Klein, Horst, Richard Avedon, Bruce Weber, David Bailey, Richard Avedon, Arthur Elgort, Helmut Newton, Irving Penn, and Lord Snowdon; with an introduction by acclaimed French author Marguerite Duras. Laurent designed costumes for Duras' play Entire Days in the Trees in 1965, and considered her "undoubtedly the greatest French writer of our time." Fine. Item #7634