An archive of 60 fashion photographs of silver salts jelly, on display until May 30, 2020
From the golden age of the Couturiers and the great tailors to that of the great social revolutions.
The first photo on display is from 1952, the last of 1973: in just 21 years documented by this exhibition everything changes.
The clothes change, but the way of interpreting them also changes (and above all).
The models show in their poses the novelties of a society that after the Second World War varies at a very fast pace: the Dior New Look, the first beauty contests, the moon landing, the cinema industry, the '68 throughout the world, Woodstock, the conflict in Vietnam, the Beat generation, the Studio54: on closer inspection there is everything in these photos. Fashion follows the history of society, sometimes precedes it, others accompanies it, in an indissoluble weave.
We never dress for pure need: every dress worn involves choices that reflect, more or less consciously, our values and our myths. How much freedom is there in a miniskirt, in a fluid fabric that caresses the body without compressing it, in a soft pant?