This exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum explores the impact of Chinese aesthetics on Western fashion and how China has fueled the fashionable imagination for centuries. The exhibit closes on September 7th. Learn more about it here.
Romain de Tirtoff (23 November 1892 – 21 April 1990) was a Russian-born French artist and designer by the pseudonym Erté, the French pronunciation of his initials, R.T. He was a diversely talented 20th-century artist and designer who flourished in an array of fields, including fashion, jewelry, graphic arts, costume and set design for film, theatre, and opera and interior decor.