The SCAD FASH - Museum of Fashion + Film in collaboration with The Horst P. Horst Estate and The Art Design Project- Art Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition:
ESSENCE OF THE TIMES
16 OCT 2022 – 16 APRIL 2023
The Savannah College of Art and Design is thrilled to mount the exhibition “Horst P. Horst, Essence of the Times” at SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film, opening Oct. 6, 2022. The exhibition highlights the illustrious career of Horst P. Horst, one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, presenting more than 80 significant works spanning seven decades, including vintage and never-before-seen prints of Horst’s revered fashion editorials, brand photography, and portraiture.
Curated by Rafael Gomes, creative director of SCAD FASH museums, in collaboration with the Horst Estate and esteemed art collector and enthusiast Gert Elfering and Juan Carlos Arcila-Duque, curator of The Art and Design Project Gallery, Miami, Essence of the Times is the most important survey of Horst’s work in the U.S. to date. Featuring mesmerizing images charting the breadth of Horst’s career from his early dreamy, surrealist still lifes for Vogue in the 1930s to his suggestive palladium prints from the 1980s and era-defining portraits of the early 1990s.
The exhibition showcases his expert eye in capturing icons of fashion, film, and high society including Carmen Dell’Orrifice, Diana Vreeland, Elsa Schiaparelli, Diane von Furstenberg, Elsa Peretti, Vivien Leigh, Marlene Dietrich, Salvador Dalí, Gloria Vanderbilt, Iman, Patrick Kelly, Yves Saint Laurent, and Halston, among others.
“We are proud of our ongoing partnership with the Horst Estate. The essence of the Times is a jewel, showcasing the many facets of Horst’s magnificent work and enduring influence.”
Juan Carlos Arcila-Duque Curator, The Art Design Project Gallery