Hommage à Alaïa
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"Hommage à Alaïa" by Aurore de La Morinerie
Text by Olivier Saillard, formerly director of the Musée de la mode de la Ville de Paris
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Aurore de La Morinerie
French artist and illustrator, Aurore de La Morinerie graduated as a fashion designer from the Ecole supérieure des Arts appliqués Duperré, in Paris. At the same time, she attends class of calligraphy and Chinese painting during several years.
Her success as a fashion illustrator is confirmed in the beginning of the 1990’s. She works for Hermès, Alaïa, Chanel, Cartier, Omega, Maison Martin Margiela, Rick Owens, H&M, Aesop, Lancel, Tiffany, Nieman Marcus and Le Printemps department stores… And is a regular contributor to French newspaper Le monde and its weekly supplement issue, the New York Times T Magazine, the American and British issues of Harper’s Bazaar, French ELLE, AD, …
She has been represented by the Gallery Bartsch & Chariau, Munich, till 2018.
She took part to fashion illustrations exhibitions at the London Design Museum in 2010, and Hamburg Kunst und Gewerbe Museum in 2015.In 2011, the Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris - Palais Galliera commissionned her a series of monotypes to illustrate the catalogue of the exhibition Azzedine Alaïa. In 2015, for the exhibition La Mode Retrouvée - The wardrobe of the Countess Greffulhe at the Palais Galliera, she realizes a set of drawings presented in the exhibition and reproduced in the catalogue.
Ten works of her series on Azzedine Alaïa are part of the permanent collection of the Graphic Arts of the Palais Galliera.