The Victoria & Albert Museum dedicates an exhibition to German-American photographer Horst P. Horst (1906-99) whose celebrated images focused mainly on women and fashion but also included interior architecture, still lifes, the environment and high-society portraits.
Born in Germany, Horst Bohrmann moved to America in the early 1940s, becoming a US citizen in 1943 and changing his surname to Horst.
This exhibition examines the broad range of his ouevre throughout his 60-year career which saw him recognised as one of the most important fashion and portrait photographers of the 20th century.
In additon to his photographs on display is a large selection of his prints, drawings, notebooks, scrapbooks and letters.
10.00-17.45 Fri 10.00-22.00
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Horst: Photographer of Style
V&A, South Kensington, Cromwell Road, tel. +44(0)2079422000.