3.14.2009

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Mondrian Dress Auth 1965

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Mondrian Dress Auth 1965
Yves Saint Laurent YSL Mondrian Dress Auth 1965, 2009
Ink on paper, 8x11"


Up for bid is an original drawing of a 1965 Mondrian style dress by Yves Saint Laurent. The drawing is by artist, Erik Dalzen, and is titled "Yves Saint Laurent YSL Mondrian Dress Auth 1965." Ink drawing on Strathmore acid free, 70lb drawing paper. The drawing measures 8x11 inches. Unique, one-of-a-kind drawing. Signed and dated on the back.

This beautiful, Mondrian inspired, sleeveless dress* by Yves Saint Laurent is an incredible piece of art fashion. Turning the modified shift dress into a canvass Saint Laurent applied Mondrian order to hide the body's shaping amid the color field grid. Leather and silk in color blocks of red and white with black trim. The dress is predominately leather except for white shoulder panel and trim on the edge of the opposing red panel, which are matte French silk. Circa 1965.
*This is background information about the dress depicted in the drawing. The actual dress is not included in this auction. If you are the winning bidder you will receive a drawing in the mail.


Auction ends: 03.21.2009 18:45:52 PST View item

3 comments:

Jendar said...

i got to see one of this Mondrian inspired dresses at an Yves St. Laurent exhibition in Montreal last september. i love this dress. if i was rich, I would buy it. and wear it.

JENGPHOTO said...

I can't believe I actually won something. Can you throw i the tailoring cost? I am going to wear this to the wedding in greece this summer. i hope it fits!

Erik Dalzen said...

I hope that isn't all you wear. Yuk yuk yuk.