Catalogue of the exhibition
Above letterhead: first graphic investigation
Jacques Henri Lartigue
The catalogue of the exhibition “Capturing moments of joy” dedicated to Jacques Henri Lartigue in 2017 in Fukushima, had been given to me by its curator, Masako.
Books are full of germs which make ideas grow and blossom. They can sleep during months and suddenly, they unexpectedly call your attention. Then, a picture, a word can make a whole universe appear, emerge memories, stir up and nourish desire and dreams.
Clearing out and first steps...
First strike off
Collection in progress...
Sketches and tie-dye tests for Song, Mathé et Prism
Together with this graphic vocabulary and in this colored environment, we came back to the essential and timeless pieces of an androgynous wardrobe such as the tank top, the pair of jeans with its bomber jacket, the polo shirt...
Song, Mathé, Daddy, Twill, Flow, Jazz, Prism...
Twill shorts, Code tank top, Song shirt
A pomegranate, a bird and a dandelion flower designed in "Toile de Jouy” style.
(photography Richard Haughton)
A chubby pomegranate with foliage,
Daddy pants, Colibri polo shirt
Two styles of pants cut in thinly striped linen.
Thin three tones stripes and cross stitch.
Daddy pants, Colibri buttoned top, Jazz coat
Each print has its own jacquard, voile or intarsia knitted version.
Twill shorts, Flow cardigan, Trafic cardigan
A knitted version of jean twill fabric.
Swinging multicolored stripe inspired from Matisse’s graphic vocabulary and printed on cotton voile.
Hanako wide pants, Lena sweater
Jazz and Lena
Remake of Flow swinging stripe in basic jacquard and jacquard voile.
Tie-dyed effect and stylized flowers
Daddy pants, Prism top and long cardigan