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Where I’m Bound: African Americans and Migration in Art and Life

It began with a poem! Reading the Langston Hughes poem One-Way Ticket inspired Jacob Lawrence to make a sketch of a train station waiting room filled with travelers, travelers like the ones seeking… 443 more words



The other two YSL Fashion Barbies at the Seattle Art Museum, created by Seattle artists and wearing authentic Yves Saint Laurent creations.



YSL... at SAM

YSL designed these very controversial see-through dresses in 1968.  On display at The Perfection of Style exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum.

Also causing a stir was Yves Saint Laurent’s multicolor silk velvet coat from his 1970 Haute Couture Collection.   11 more words


YSL...at SAM

A Short Evening Ensemble in the Spring-Summer 1971 Haute Coultre Collection.  A fringed raffia coat, neckline embroidered with brown wooden beads; ivory silk dress embroidered with wooden beads. 48 more words


YSL... at SAM

Yes, it’s Fashion Barbie modeling a famous dress designed by Yves Saint Laurent. ‘The Perfection of Style’ a wonderful exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum.  She is wearing a Cocktail Dress… an homage to Piet Mondrian. 8 more words


YSL Perfection at SAM

It was a dark and stormy afternoon with sheets of torrential rain coming down. In other words, a typical Seattle day-perfect for a stroll through the fantastic fashion exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum featuring Yves Saint Laurent in all his glory.  144 more words

Fashion as Art: Yves Saint Laurent Exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum

The colorful fashions on display at the Seattle Art Museum’s Yves Saint Laurent exhibit were an appreciated antidote to the November’s grayness (weather and spirit).  What an original and creative designer he was.   83 more words

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