Monthly Archives: September 2012

’8 ties’ by Miguel Chevalier for Hermès at the MoMu entrance hall

From September 28th until October 7th, Hermès presents ’8 ties’, an animation by the French artist Miguel Chevalier to be presented in an installation in the hall of the MoMu. Miguel Chevalier has been using computers as his principal artistic medium since 1978 thus establishing himself on the international scene as a pioneer of virtual […]

YSL desk snapshot

In their quest for couture dresses made with silk from the Swiss Abraham archive for the newt MoMu exhibition in March, the MoMu curators went to the Yves Saint Laurent archives in Paris. A couture archive with over 5.000 dresses, a Holy Grail at the Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent, all stored in […]

Happy happy MoMu!

Today we celebrate our 10th anniversary! Throughout these years we have been able to work together with a number of enthusiastic designers that dare to raise the bar and dare to be critical. It is this daring incentive, coupled with striving for quality that has made them so enthusiastic about joining us in our project, […]

10 Years MoMu!

Tomorrow, MoMu celebrates its 10th anniversary!! That day, visitors will be treated with free entrance to the exhibition Madame Grès. Sculptural Fashion. As a city of fashion at the beginning of the new millennium, Antwerp was able to look back on two incredible decades, set in motion by the success of The Antwerp Six and […]

Renato Nicolodi

Conceptually, the design of the exhibition at MoMu is consistent with the sculptural fashion of Madame Grès. The original exhibition by Musée Galliera took place in the beautiful spaces of the Musée Bourdelle, housing the former studios of the sculptor Antoine Bourdelle. Her silhouettes were on display amongst the monumental Bourdelle sculptures. In Antwerp, it […]

Madame Grès. Sculptural Fashion

From September 12th, 2012 till February 10th, 2013 MoMu presents MADAME GRÈS. Sculptural Fashion, an overview of the work of the Parisian couturier, Madame Grès (1903– 1993). Madame Grès felt herself as much a sculptor as a fashion designer: ‘I wanted to become a sculptor. For me, working with stone or fabrics is the same […]