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16 May

Vogue like a painting

This exhibition brings together sixty fashion photographs inspired by painting. The photographs, from the Vogue Archive, are the work of great photographers of the past three decades. Spanish Golden Age painting, Dutch portraiture, pictures from the Victorian period and the Pre-Raphaelites, as well as the various schools of painting represented in the European royal collections, have provided a model for the photographers who, focusing on female beauty, have shaped the image of Vogue magazine over the years and have also been an example for many contemporary artists. Traces of the work of Constable, Zuloaga and Sorolla, among others, are present in the pieces on display in this show, which combines leading names in classic photography with the talent of new generations, including Irving Penn, Annie Leibovitz, Tim Walker, Paolo Roversi, Steven Meisel, Steven Klein, David Sims, Erwin Olaf, Mario Sorrenti, Michael Thompson and Peter Lindbegh, to name a few. From June 30 until October 12, 2015 at el Museo Thyssen de Madrid Get your ticket HERE