Balenciaga and Spain examines the profound and enduring influence of Spain on the work of haute couture master Cristóbal Balenciaga. The impact of Spanish culture, history, and traditions is explored through the recurring themes in Balenciaga’s oeuvre and organized in the exhibition in six sections: Spanish Art, Regional Dress, the Spanish Court, Religious Life and Ceremony, the Bullfight, and Dance. Hamish Bowles, the European editor at large for Vogue, is guest curator.
Balenciaga and Spain is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
San Francisco Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums
Marissa Mayer and Zachary Bogue
Diane B. Wilsey