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The expected exhibition "Yves Saint Laurent", Mapfre Foundation organized by the Fondation Pierre Bergé and Yves Saint Laurent has already opened its doors to the public.


Se trata de la first retrospective presented in Spain about the great artist and designer, a complete review of 40 Years of Creation that could be seen in the year 2010 the Petit Palais in Paris.

It will be available in the Sala Recoletos of the Mapfre Foundation (Paseo de Recoletos 23 – Madrid – 28004) desde el 6 de octubre de 2011 a 8 from January 2012 (Monday 14.00 a 20.00 h, Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 a 20.00 h. Sundays and holidays 11.00 a 19.00 h.) and has free admission.

The exhibition takes place on a thematic structure eleven sites hosting a selection of about 150 modelos couture and ready-to-wear, más de 80 drawings, photos and movies. The staging of selected creations for the exhibition is conceived as a theatrical progression from early Yves Saint Laurent, to the splendor of his evening dresses.

Here you have the video  -release  they send me pictures of the complex and painstaking process prior to the opening of the exhibition, statements by the director general of the Institute of Culture Foundation Mapfre, Pablo Jiménez Burillo and a tour of the final result of the sample.

The images of the exhibition itself begins the minute 4:40

Building style Yves Saint Laurent and the foundations of his work are present through the historical context, illustrated with drawings (plant -1), photos and movies.

The different spaces show the artistic and cultural inspirations from a designer who combined the desire to dress up ordinary people, without relinquishing making an exclusive model for the woman of his dreams.

The exhibition ends with an apotheosis of colors that put his work in this.