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ERTÉ: FOLLIES, SCANDALS, DAZZLE & DELIGHT

Erté’s theatrical costume designs reflected the spirit of lavish spectacle and indulgence in escapism typical of the era of “decadence.” Interestingly, Erté actually wore his own designs. “I am very fond of masked balls,” he admitted, “and I love dressing … Continue reading

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ERTÉ: THE MAN IN THE ERMINE LOUNGING PAJAMAS

In the 1970′s and 1980′s, when he turned his hand to lithographs and serigraphs, he became widely known in the United States. As the Art Deco style came back into fashion, many of his works, including ”The Alphabet” and ”The … Continue reading

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