Dior: From Paris to the World

The extensive exhibition surveys 70 years of Dior’s legacy and global influence. More than 200 couture dresses, accessories, costume jewelry, photographs, drawings, runway videos, and other archival material traces the history of the iconic haute couture fashion house and its founder, Christian Dior, and the subsequent artistic directors who carried Dior’s vision into the 21st century.

On View through March 3, 2019, at the Denver Art Museum.



[artwork credit: Gianfranco Ferré, Robe Hellébore, Dior Collection Haute Couture, Spring 1995 (detail). Photo: ©Paolo Roversi/Art + Commerce]



The Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures from the Kunsthistorisches Museum

Film director Wes Anderson is bringing his unique aesthetic to a historic Austrian museum. Together with his partner, illustrator Juman Malouf, Anderson has been given full access to the museum’s picture gallery and its vast collection of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman antiquities, arms and armor, and historical musical instruments, for what is sure to be a one-of-a-kind show.

Showing now through April 8, 2019, at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.



[photo credit: Wes Anderson and Juman Malouf in the Picture Gallery, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna.Photo: ©khm-museumsverband]


Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy, and the Avant-Garde

The exhibition celebrates the power of collaboration and creative relationships across painting, sculpture, photography, design, and literature in the early 20th century. Explore iconic pieces of art and literature by romantic and artistic collaborations including Dora Maar & Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí & Federico García Lorca, Camille Claudel & Auguste Rodin, Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera, Emilie Flöge & Gustav Klimt, and many more.

On view now through January 27, 2019, at Barbican Centre, London.



[Photo credit: Dorothea Tanning and Max Ernst with his sculpture Capricorn, 1947. Photo: John Kasnetsis]