Pierre Cardin: 70 Years of Innovation
May 27, 2017 - February 25, 2018
The Pierre Cardin exhibition
celebrates the talent and vision of one of the world's most recognized
and successful fashion designers. Featuring 42 original designs from
his private archives, the exhibition represents M. Cardin's prolific
career from the 1950s through 2016. A creative visionary with
tremendous ingenuity, his designs have been worn by some of the most
glamorous and influential women in the world, including Jackie Kennedy,
Brigitte Bardot, Charlotte Rampling and Jeanne Moreau.
The exhibition includes some of
Cardin's most iconic designs, including the 1960s space-age looks from
the Cosmocorps collection, unisex jumpsuits created for the 1972 Munich
Olympics, and the technologically-advanced Cardine dress, made of
thermo-formed fabric, that was worn by Lauren Bacall in 1968.
Also on display are samples from his
collection of caricatures by French Gilded Age artist Georges Goursat,
more commonly known as SEM, along with a vignette from Maxim's, the
iconic Parisian restaurant M. Cardin has owned since 1981.The exhibition
will be on display in the second floor galleries at Rosecliff through
February 25, 2018. Included with regular Rosecliff admission.