About Time Met Exhibition & Gala Spring – 2020

Posted by on Nov 7, 2019 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

About Time Met Exhibition & Gala Spring - 2020

Surreal Image Photo David Bailey 1980

The Costume Institute’s Spring 2020 Exhibition is About Time: Fashion and Duration, on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from May 7 through September 7, 2020,. The exhibition will trace more than a century and a half of fashion from 1870 to the present, curated by Andrew Bolton, Wendy Yu.   Expect to see flashbacks and fast forwards with a disruptive timeline of fashion history with black and white fashions having an Impact.   Virginia Wolfe will serve as the “ghost narrator” of the exhibition made possible by Louis Vuitton and Condé Nast.  Co-chairs for the Gala on May 4 will be Nicolas Ghesquière, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emma Stone, Meryl Streep, Anna Wintour and will be part of the Museum’s 150th Anniversary Celebrations, which include a birthday commemoration on April 13, a range of public events June4-6, and more …

Surreal, David Bailey, 1980, Image Courtesy of The Metropolian Museum of Art, Photo: David Bailey

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Backstage @ Fashion Shows – 2016

Posted by on Jan 12, 2016 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Backstage @ Fashion Shows - 2016

Photos: Helen Oppenheim

My latest Blog as a Guest Contributor for Modern Salon has just arrived. Backstage @ Fashion Shows is about photographing hair backstage. How to get the most out of what goes on backstage during New York Fashion Weeks, also for any show or event. I blog from the viewpoint of a PhotoJournalist after some sixteen years photographing backstage.   I also get personal!!   Here is just one of the images, all showing most of  the world’s leading hairdressers in action. Check it out, click HERE

Photo: High Life Crimps by Edward Tricomi, Warren-Tricomi for the Douglas Hannant Spring 2012 New York Fashion Week Show … Makeup: Maude LaCeppe, Le Métier de Beauté … Photos: Helen Oppenheim

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