Christian Dior was born on the 21 of January 1905. He grew up in Granville France to a affluent family, that worked in manufacturing. ‘Dior’s first interest in clothes developed in his teens when he dressed up as king Neptune for a fancy dress party.’ He went to school to study political science at Ecole des Sciences Politiques in Paris in 1920. This was because of his parent 's insistence. Dior then got the call for military service and served in the French Army from 1927-1928. In 1938 Robert Piguet hired him as a design assistant. Then after the war ended he began working for Lucien Lelong. Before pursing his own ambition and opening his own fashion house. Dior rose to fame quickly after he showcased his first collection ‘La Ligne Corolle’. Carmel Snow the editor and -chief of Harper’s Bazaar at the time gave the collection a name that
amount of work to this day and specializes in many various fields of design. His
He was moved multiple times and attended many middle schools. His academic record wasn’t so good and neither was his college experience because he left only after a year. As a child he painted, collected postcards and took pictures of his friends and family with a small Kodak. After he quit college he moved to New york City and worked at the New York Public Library. He went to Paris to try and get better on his French but came back after a year to New York to become a writer. He also started taking pictures as well.
In conjunction with rock stars from the music industry and everyday style, fashion during this decade also sought inspiration from the space exploration. Most notably designer Pierre Cardin reflected the times with minimalist designs featuring geometric construction, single-breasted jackets, and unisex leggings. Controversial designer Rudi Gernreich explored inspiration from dance to incite his unique design philosophy.
was one of six children. His father was a goldsmith from France and his mother was
Paul Poiret was born on April 20th, 1879 in Paris, France. His contributions to twentieth-century fashion has earned him the title in many people’s eyes as the “King of Fashion”, because he established the principle of modern dress and created the blueprint of the modern fashion industry. Poiret’s designs and ideas led the direction of modern design history. He was born into a working class family and his natural charisma eventually gained him entry into some of the most exclusive ateliers of the Belle Époque. Jacques Doucet, one of the capital’s most prominent couturiers, hired him after seeing promising sketches he had sold to other dressmakers. Furthermore, he was hired by the House of Worth and was put to work to create less
Pablo Picasso is a legacy, known for his works of paintings, sculptures, collages, drawings, etchings, and ceramics. He is a Spanish born artist who eventually moved to France in 1900 where he the rest of his life. Picasso is one of the most known artists in the world of modern art with the most distinct and recognizable style.
He is known as the Father of American Caricature and he drew many political cartoons (OSU Libraries). He is also known for attacking corrupt Tammany Hall Democratic leader, William Tweed, with cartoons that exposed the corruption within Tweed’s political machine (OSU Libraries).
He was born into a Catholic family with German origins in a small town in Austria-Hungary ( later Zwittau, Czechoslovakia) on April 28th, 1908 and he grew up in Zwittau, Moravia. He had a younger sister named Elfriede and he is Son of an uneducated alcoholic who sold electric motors for a father and an elegant and pleasant woman as a mother. He died on October 9th, 1974 in Frankfurt, Germany due to heart and liver problems. He had
He is one of the most American author, painter and illustration in 20th Century. He is also a broad popular appeal in Untited States. One of his famous paint that gives people courage and prescient . The Problem We All Live, 1963. It shown painting the depiciting subject matter, done by somebody who is embraced by the most conservative elements in our country would make these people stop and think that maybe there is a problem. And the problem is racism.
After his father died in 1903, his mother allowed him to drop out of his school and 2 years later, he went to Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria in order to become an artist. He failed in entrance exam and decided to remain in Vienna as a casual laborer and watercolor painter. A year later, he tried to take entrance exam and he failed again. While he run out of money, he moved into a homeless shelter and remained for several years. During his time in Vienna, he learned to hate non Germans. He was a German-speaking Austrian and considered himself as a German.