Scoop Images: Coming Soon - Versace At Te Papa
Photo - Penn
Gianni Versace: The Reinvention of Material
(Open 7 April - 15 July 2001)
This exhibition explores the development of Versace's distinctive style and features originals of the legendary clothing designer's greatest works. In addition to over 150 items of clothing, fabric and accessories, the exhibition includes images of Versace's creations by top photographers such as Richard Avedon, Bruce Weber and Helmut Newton. Exhibition highlights include the revealing "safety pin" dress which made Elizabeth Hurley famous in 1994. Other landmark pieces include Versace's corset and lingerie dresses, asymmetrically draped day and evening wear and fabulous designs featuring animal prints, studs and metal mesh.
Admission charges apply
Photo - Avedon
Photo - Weber