Paris : Pierre Boulat
L'élégance nostalgique

France, written by La Rédaction / The Staff

© Pierre Boulat / Cosmos

Pierre Boulat, one of the great French photographers who worked for the famous American magazine LIFE, covered current events across the world for much of the second half of the 20th century. His masterful body of work was last seen during an outstanding retrospective at the Petit Palais in Paris in 2010.

Today the Cosmos Galerie, with the participation of Durev Events, is exhibiting a lesser-known but more glamorous aspect of his work: fashion.

With his luminous vision, Boulat was able to capture the ambiance of the postwar haute couture fashion houses, and he brought fashion models, once confined indoors, out into the street, showcasing the seductive, distinguished elegance of these uniquely skilled and creative designers of legend, from Fath, Dior and Balmani to Courrèges, Valentino and, of course, Yves Saint Laurent, whose work Boulat helped make iconic. 

Pierre Boulat

April 10th - May 13th 2014
Cosmos Galerie
56 bld Latour Maubourg
75007 Paris

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