Past Exhibitions

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Cristobal Balenciaga Museoa develops its programming in order to publicize the life and work of Cristobal Balenciaga, its relevance in the history of fashion and design, and the contemporaneity of his legacy.

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Heritage and New Creation
Educational and creative project connecting the Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum archive with new creation 

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RACHEL L. MELLON COLLECTION

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The Rachel L. Mellon Collection exhibition, under the direction of Hubert de Givenchy, presents to the public a careful selection of garments and documents that offers a different perspective of Balenciaga’s Haute Couture, through the personal filter of this extraordinary lady’s taste and way of life.

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Coal and velvet. Views on popular costumes by Ortiz Echagüe and Balenciaga

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Coal and Velvet explores the romantic vision and the aesthetic revision that Cristóbal Balenciaga, in his Haute Couture creations, and Ortiz Echagüe, in his photographic narrations of traditional Spain, make of popular costumes.

 

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Balenciaga. The experience of luxury

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Haute Couture can be considered, from its origins, the maximum expression of a luxurious and specifically feminine experience.  

A world of exclusiveness and exquisiteness around the creations designed by the couturiers and made with artisan methods, the etiquette governing the purchasing process and the social contexts in which creations and female customers are exhibited.

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Balenciaga master of lace

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Lace, a fabric with a long historical tradition and associated to the most powerful classes until its mechanisation, is the perfect example to show how Balenciaga's creativity and industrial technology can join forces to extol a material creating new applications and even revolutionary silhouettes.

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Cristóbal Balenciaga. A timeless legacy

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Cristóbal Balenciaga is regarded as one of the leading and most influential couturiers of the 20th century. This exhibition shows the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga and his contribution to history.

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