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Fashion Illustration: The Visionaries Exhibition Catalog

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The exhibition Fashion Illustration: The Visionaries, A Century of Illustrations from the Frances Neady Collection exhibits 65 of the finest examples of fashion illustration that exemplifies technical virtuosity & aesthetic quality when rendered by the masters of the genre.  Each artist has illustrated extensively for leading department stores, magazines & corporations including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Women’s Wear Daily, Town & Country, Luxure Magazine, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales, Elizabeth Arden & Tiffany & Co.

Highlights of Fashion Illustration: The Visionaries, A Century of Illustrations from the Frances Neady Collection include Carl (Eric) Erickson’s (1891 - 1959) portrait of the Comtesse de Munoz from 1928; Antonio Lopez’s (1943 - 1987) astounding original work of female aviator Amelia Earhart as a goddess on a swing; Harvey Boyd’s (1942 - 1994) colorful whirlwind of line & pattern for Valentino; René Bouché’s (1905 - 1963) intimate 1944 ink drawing Tatiana et AlexGene Lloyd’s ( - ) illuminated & quirky 1958 work depicting a woman in fur coat & conical hat for Harper’s Bazaar; Henry Koehler’s (1927 - 2018) illustration for Town & Country that exemplifies the glamour & élan of New York society in the 1970s with a Mondrian-like sensibility & British artist David Downton’s (1959 -) 2003 portrait of fashion icon Carmen Dell’Orefice for The Telegraph Magazine.