Monday, March 26, 2012

ALP presents: American Fashion Icons with Dimitri Papalexis




Paris Art Studies @ The Library presents
An evening with Dimitri Papalexis
Thursday March 29th, 2012 at 19:30
at The American Library in Paris.

Fashion week is over but couturier and costume historian Dimitri Papalexis will discuss 
American fashion icons and the ways celebrities and their fashion 
have influenced society and the fashion industry all over the world. 

Papalexis has studied and taught fashion and embroidery
since the late 1980's and owns his own boutique in Paris,
Ditri Couture, in the 4th arrondissement. 

From Mary Pickford and Audrey Hepburn to Princess Grace and Jacqueline Kennedy,
explore how the fashion and styles of the rich and famous
effected society in the 20th century.


Also,  ALP's Evenings with an Author presents Frederick Turner on Wed., March 28th, 2012 at 19:30.
Turner will discuss the banning and unbanning of Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer and how it became an American classic. Frederick Turner is the author of several books (Go Between, A Novel of the Kennedy Years; In the Land of Temple Caves: Notes on Art and the Human Spirit; 1929: A Novel of the Jazz Age; Into the Heart of Life: Henry Miller at One Hundred among others) and his writings have been published in The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, The Massachusetts Review, Tin House, Southern Review and others.

Check his website for more information: Frederickturner.org.
And check ALP's schedule for Wednesdays Evenings with an Author series.

The American Library in Paris~10, rue du General Camou, 75007 Paris, France~Tel.+33.01.53.59.12.60

3 comments:

donna baker said...

Kirsten it sounds fun. Wonder what he'll talk about since it is after fashion week.

Relyn said...

Do you get to go to this? Oh how wonderful!!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Good morning Kirsten dear!

I am so late in visiting my dear friends, but how wonderful of an art to study EMBROIDERY....I am just waking up to the art world and it is because of all of you.

Anita