Tour of the new museum of Pierre Cardin
• Tour of the new museum Pierre Cardin
The famous fashion designer Pierre Cardin, who this year celebrated 92 years old, opened in Paris new museum, which is called "The Past - Present - Future." Over an area of two thousand square meters in the building, making neckties former factory you can see the most original thing ever created them.
Look into the new museum Pierre Cardin with us.
Pierre Cardin museum is located in the heart of Paris, frequented by both locals and tourists Le Marais district.
His first collection of Pierre Cardin has introduced more than 60 years ago. Then it was called a harbinger of "futuristic" fashion, inspired by science and technological progress.
In his collection of Pierre Cardin used various synthetic materials, he even created a dress made of vinyl. Often resorted to geometric shapes and asymmetry. And to create some avant projects served as inspiration, for example, satellite antenna or joints between the carriages.
Today some call Cardin museum relic "retro-futurism". However, the museum called "Past-Present-Future" most accurately reflects the timeless creative designer. Statement by Pierre Cardin said: "I am one of those old men who were younger."
For the life of an immigrant in Italy has managed to create an empire, not only in fashion but also in gastronomy - he owns a chain of famous restaurants "Maxim", as well as in the hotel industry and the manufacture of cosmetics. For several years, Pierre Cardin is trying to sell its hotel business, the cost of which is estimated at one billion euros.
Public Museum with the participation of Pierre Cardin took place on 13 November. The museum has on display about 200 dummies representing creation wizard, created by him in different periods of his life and work. In the words of the master himself, the purpose of the museum - is to trace the evolution of the "own creative passion."
When Pierre Cardin talks about high fashion, he warns not to confuse the concept of "work" and "elegance".
According to the designer, every designer different expresses itself in their collections, but the real creator is the one whose clothes will know immediately, without reading the name on the label.
Those who in the opinion of Pierre Cardin are not creators, create interesting things, but just elegant. For fashion elegance alone is not enough. Cardin from the mouth the word "elegance" is not a compliment, as he says, this is just the absolute minimum, which is expected to reach a decent master.
Pierre Cardin feels is the creator, so it seems logical that he created masterpieces are to be exhibited in the museum ...
First Cardin museum was opened in 2006 in the suburbs of Paris. However, the area was considered poor and very dangerous, so do not really attract visitors. Indeed, the local residents of the area of little interest to visit the museum, which presents the clothes that they could never afford to buy.
Pierre Cardin in his new museum.
Pierre Cardin is the owner of, inter alia, the castle of the Marquis de Sade in the south of France and the palace Bragadin in Venice, where Casanova lived.
"I was lucky that I could achieve anything he wanted, without having to go to the bankers and governments, I was a free man ever since that time, I was 20 years old" - as summed up its main achievements Pierre Cardin.
Now him 92 years, and he is a free man, who with great pleasure opened his own museum in a former factory of ties in the heart of Paris.
Pierre Cardin museum Address: 5, rue Saint-Merri, 75004 Paris. Tickets cost 25 euros, the museum is open daily except Monday and Tuesday.
Pierre Cardin in his newly opened museum.
The exhibits in the museum of art of Pierre Cardin.
"Pierre Cardin EVOLUTION".