Galleria Carla Sozzani opens Milan Fashion Week with a tribute to an undisputed icon of fashion beyond Alps. Born in 1925, at the age of 19, Bettina was already contested by major fashion magazines. In a very short time she becomes “the most photographed French of France” posing for photo shoots and images that have shaped the history of fashion photography. The exhibition traces her career through more than a hundred images signed by the greatest photographers of the time: Erwin Blumenfeld, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Jean-Philippe Charbonnier, Henry Clarke, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Georges Dambier, Robert Doisneau, Nat Farbman, Horst P. Horst, Arik Nepo, Gordon Parks, Irving Penn, Willy Rizzo, Emile Savitry, Seeberger brothers, Maurice Zalewski. Running from September 16th to November 2nd, 2014. Do not miss it!

1-Henry-Clarke-Bettina-Paris-1953Henry Clarke – Bettina – Paris 1953

2-Arik-Nepo-Bettina-Parigi-1951Arik-Nepo – The allure of Bettina – Place de la Concorde – Paris Vogue published in France in 1951. 

3-Henri-Cartier-Bresson-BettinaHenri Cartier Bresson – Bettina – Magnum Photos4-Emile-Savitry-Bettina-Paris-1952Emile-Savitry – Bettina – Paris 1952. Bettina wearing a dress astrakhan de Revillon. The photo was published in Life.

La Galleria Carla Sozzani inaugura la settimana della moda milanese con un omaggio a un’icona indiscussa della moda d’oltralpe. Nata nel 1925, all’età di 19 anni, Bettina era già contesa dalle più importanti riviste di moda. In breve diventa “la francese più fotografata di Francia” posando per servizi fotografici e immagini che hanno fatto la storia della fotografia di moda. La mostra ripercorre la sua carriera attraverso oltre cento immagini firmate dai più grandi fotografi di quegli anni: Erwin Blumenfeld, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Jean-Philippe Charbonnier, Henry Clarke, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Georges Dambier, Robert Doisneau, Nat Farbman, Horst P. Horst, Arik Nepo, Gordon Parks, Irving Penn, Willy Rizzo, Emile Savitry, fratelli Seeberger, Maurice Zalewski. In programma dal 16 Settembre al 2 Novembre 2014. Da non perdere!

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