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Fernand Léger

30 Sep

Andrew Gn SS14 Fernand Léger

Fernand Léger’s 1926 « Blue Guitar and Vase » painting was one of the inspirations of the Andrew Gn Spring/Summer 2014 Show, titled « The Peggy Guggenheim Collection ».

Other Fernand Léger-influenced collections : Alexis Bittar Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (Fernand Léger’s paintings were referenced in this jewelry collection), John Galliano Spring/Summer 2011 (one outfit of this show, which was an homage to Maria Lani, evoked the portrait of Maria Lani that Fernand Léger painted), Louise Gray Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (some motifs were based on Fernand Léger’s work).

Moreover, Yves Saint Laurent, who owned Fernand Léger’s masterpieces in his art collection, also drew inspiration from the French painter.

To read about other Peggy Guggenheim-inspired collections, search for the « Peggy Guggenheim » post that I published on April 4, 2013.

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 

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11 Comments

Posted by on September 30, 2013 in Art

 

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11 responses to “Fernand Léger

  1. MasonBentley

    September 30, 2013 at 1:12 pm

    It’s that gorgeous coral colour and the fact the print isn’t symmetrical. Love! x

     
  2. FreeUrCloset

    September 30, 2013 at 10:57 pm

    Love it! I agree with the comment above, the coral color and the print make the dress.

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      October 1, 2013 at 7:04 am

      Yeah, this (guit)artistic dress is colorfully to die for ! ❤

       
  3. Clouds N Cups

    October 1, 2013 at 4:07 am

    Guitar and vase? Two kind of arts being combined into one simple and elegant piece…cool!

    Happy October, my dear friend and may this month be of a wonderful one for you and your loved ones!

    Take care and be well, cheers!! 😀

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      October 1, 2013 at 7:08 am

      Oh, you’re so kind : Happy October to you too (I must confess that it’s not my favorite month, maybe because it leads us right into dark days …) ! But, as long as we have such art-inspired treats to admire, everything should be OK ! Be safe, cheers !!

       
      • Clouds N Cups

        October 1, 2013 at 9:02 am

        Awww…don’t fret, my dear friend…on a brighter note…as long as we are still alive and kicking…everyday would be a wondrous day for us, even when it is a dark one…right?

        So, once again…all the best to you in everything you do in this lovely month ahead!

        Take care and Cheers!! (Muahk~ :D)

         
      • Fashion Mayann

        October 1, 2013 at 9:35 am

        Thanks for being so uplifting ! Muahk to you too !!!

         
      • Clouds N Cups

        October 4, 2013 at 8:11 am

        You’re welcome, my friend!

        Have a great Friday and a wonderful weekend coming ahead, always~ Cheers!! 😀

         
  4. whatwewear

    October 1, 2013 at 8:47 am

    such a beautiful dress! great cut, and the colors are so pretty! xoxo

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      October 1, 2013 at 9:41 am

      Thanks a lot !! I also like the idea of wearing a guitar (my favorite instrument) so close to your heart (because, to me, art, fashion and music really make the world go round !). xoxo

       

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