Temporary exhibition

14 May 2015 — 23 August 2015

  • Horst Musée McCord
  • Horst Musée McCord
  • Horst Musée McCord
  • Horst Musée McCord
  • Horst Musée MCord
  • Horst Musée MCord

Horst: Photographer of Style

A North American exclusive

Extended Hours until 9 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays August 13, 14, 20 and 21

The first major retrospective of the works of Horst P. Horst (1906-1999), a legendary artist and recognized master of light, form and composition. Working mainly in Paris and New York, he was one of the most influential fashion and portrait photographers of the 20th century. Horst’s photos appeared in countless issues of Vogue magazine.

The exhibition includes more than 250 prints and a number of haute couture dresses from celebrated designers, including Chanel, Lanvin and Vionnet. The exhibition also explores Horst’s collaborations and friendships with Coco Chanel, Diana Vreeland, Marlene Dietrich and Salvador Dalì.

A touring exhibition produced by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.


horst video 2

Who was Horst P. Horst? Discover the answers of our VIP guests at the exclusive Premiere of the exhibition.

Not to be missed!

What people are saying about it

« Horst fused elegance [...] and a mastery of colour with the wonderful wit and fantasy of surrealism » Eva Friede - Montreal Gazette
« Whether he was capturing Salvador Dali's stage costumes or dresses from Elsa Schiaparelli's salon, Horst not only understood the immediate themes, but their underlying philosophy [...] and he reflected it in the pictures. » Nathalie Atkinson - The Globe and Mail
« You exit feeling -- or wishing -- you knew him » Nancy Durrant - The Times
« Stunning » TimeOut
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