Jean Béraud in The Art of Fashion
13 March 2023
L’Arte della Moda
San Domenico Museums in Forlì, Italy
18 March to 2 July 2023
Scène de rue Parisienne, circa 1897- 98, by Jean Béraud has been lent by Richard Green to a major exhibition on the relationship between art and fashion, L'arte e la moda, at the Museo San Domenico, Forlì until the 2nd July 2023. The exhibition includes over 300 works including paintings, sculptures, accessories, period and contemporary clothing from international museums, as well as private collections and spans three centuries, 1789–1968, from the Ancien Régime to the second half of the twentieth century.
The impressive selection of artworks date from the eighteenth century through the French Revolution, Romanticism, the Maquis, Impressionism, Symbolism and into the twentieth-century avant-garde up to today, identify a relationship between art and fashion where art reflects and creates fashion and fashion belongs to the arts. Fashion painted, sculpted, created by great artists including Tintoretto, George Romney, James Tissot, Giovanni Boldini, Vittorio Corcos, Henry Matisse, Josef Hoffmann, Giacomo Balla, Piet Mondrian, Umberto Boccioni, Giorgio de Chirico and Damien Hirst together with clothing designed by Charles Frederick Worth, Mariano Fortuny, Paul Poiret, Salvatore Ferragamo, Coco Chanel, Valentino Garavani and Pierpaolo Piccioli, Giorgio Armani, Christian Dior by John Galliano, Gucci, Prada, Tom Ford, Cristobal Balenciaga, Yohij Yamamoto. These are just a few of the 100 artists and 50 stylists and couturiers featured in L'arte e la moda.