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Robert Fairer Backstage Pass: Dior, Galliano, Jacobs, McQueen
December 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 16, 2022
An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 16, 2022
Before instantaneous access to fashion shows via livestreaming and social media, London-based artist Robert Fairer was backstage photographing the designers, models, hair and makeup artists, stylists, and others working in crowded spaces at a frenetic pace moments before the final looks were presented. Backstage Pass: Dior, Galliano, Jacobs, and McQueen captures the zeitgeist of the turn of the 21st-century, an era of artistic zenith in runway show production by the house of Dior, John Galliano, Marc Jacobs, and Alexander McQueen. The exhibition draws from Fairer’s prolific body of work that includes hundreds of thousands of images, and was curated in close collaboration with the artist and his wife, Vanessa. Atlanta Celebrates Photography gallery talk Tuesday, October 12 at 5:30–6:30 p.m.; reception for SCAD Card holders and museum members 6:30–8 p.m. Show runs October 13-April 16. General Admission $10/seniors $8/students $5.