Horst Photographs 1931-1986

Horst Photographs 1931-1986

Curated by Andrew Cowan.

Milan. Published by Idea Books Edizioni. Distributed by Art Data. 1985. Paperback. Unpaginated. 42 full-page b&w photographic reproductions. 280 x 230mm (11 x 9"). 0.4kg. 8870170519. English. Near fine; some light browning to edges of white wrappers.

The catalogue for the first exhibition of Horst's photographs to be hosted by Hamiltons Gallery, London in 1986. The gallery owners Andrew Cowan, and then Tim Jefferies, went on to have a very fruitful relationship with Horst, putting on further exhibitions in 1987 and 2006, and representing him and his estate to present day.
The exhibition included many of his most well-known black-and-white images from throughout his career, including 'Mistinguett in a Molyneux dress, Paris, Vogue 1933', 'Salvador Dali's costumes for the ballet "Bacchanale", a collaboration by Dali, Chanel and Léonide Massine, Vogue 1939', 'Marlene Dietrich, New York, Vogue 1942', 'Odalisque, 1943', 'Edith Sitwell, New York 1948', 'Gertrude Stein and Horst, Paris 1936', 'Yves Saint Laurent, 1959', 'Courrèges bathing suit, 1978' and 'Paloma Picasso in Karl Lagerfeld dress, 1979'.