Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911–2011

26 June–21 October 2018

Exhibition Overview

Autumn/Winter 1995 (detail)

This exhibition surveys the rich and varied history of modern fashion photography, exploring the ways in which photographers whose careers have been closely associated with the industry have shaped evolving notions of style and beauty. Drawn from the Getty Museum's permanent collection and supplemented by loans from private and public sources, Icons of Style features more than one hundred-sixty photographs presented alongside selection of costumes, illustrations, magazine covers, videos, and advertisements.

(Photo: Yohji Yamamoto, Autumn/Winter 1995 (detail), 1995. David Sims (British, born 1966). Chromogenic print, 88.9 x 71.1 cm. Courtesy of David Sims. © David Sims / Trunk Archive)

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