Joaquin Sorolla and Glory of Spanish Dress

In The Queen Sofia Spanish Institute of New York, and until March 10, you can see an exhibition of the styles of clothing regional Spain through the monumental painting of the Valencian artist Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923).

For the first time, works by Sorolla of Spanish life are displayed beside the regional costumes representing.

Conceived by Oscar de la Renta, Chairman of the policy Board of the Institute and curated by Andre Leon Talley of Vogue, the exhibition has more than ten paintings and more than thirty examples rare male and female clothes and accessories. Being visited by the Queen Sofia Dna on a recent visit to the U.S..

Oscar de la Renta, feel its roots. “Spain has always been an influence on my work,” commented recently on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition.

“Sometimes things are filtered into the unconscious”. His pre collection proves it’s embroidered jackets and bolero jackets.
“Always the flyers I liked. They are the essence of femininity”

In an unprecedented partnership with the Ministry of culture of Spain, the exhibition emphasizes costumes and art works never before exhibited in the United States.

In addition, a selection of pieces of important contemporary designers such as Christian Lacroix, Karl Lagerfeld, Stefano Pilati, and Cristóbal Balenciaga, showing the permanent influence of Spain in fashion.