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Visiting the Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Paris is an experience you will never forget. It's full of art and fashion that was inspired by the life and works of this legendary fashion designer. You'll see how he used his fashions to influence modern art. You'll also learn about his personal life, and his love of theatre and fashion.

Yves Saint Laurent's influence on modern art

Yves Saint Laurent's influence on modern art was a major force, and this exhibition explores the designer's creative process. The show, which opens in September and moves to the de Young Museum in November, features fifty original works by Saint Laurent, along with the work of other artists.

Yves Saint Laurent's love of contemporary art, especially those of Mondrian, was apparent in his designs. During his first fall-winter collection in 1965, the designer dedicated his designs to the Dutch artist. His use of colors, textures and geometry was a clear departure from the conventional forms of fashion. He wanted to create dresses infused with color and geometric lines.

In his "Homage to Fernand Leger" evening dress from 1981, Saint Laurent used the same tones as the 1952 Polychrome Flower by Fernand Leger. This was the first time he had created a work of art based on a painting by another artist.

He also embraced the influence of African art. Yves owned a pair of Dunand vases from the 1920s, which he matched with a fox fur coat from the 1970s.

Yves Saint Laurent's love of theatre

Yves Saint Laurent was a very gifted artist and one of the most influential designers of the 20th century. He loved theatre and literature, and when he was 13 he made a miniature stage set with characters wearing costumes he designed.

The Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Paris, France celebrates the designer's creative life. This museum opened in 2017 and features a study room, library, cafe, and auditorium. The museum also features a temporary exhibition hall. It honors 40 years of Saint Laurent's career by displaying his finely crafted haute couture fashions and accessories.

The museum has a 150-seat auditorium. The theater plays a variety of video clips and sketches from the designer's life and career. The theater also has an exhibit of his works in cinema, ballet, and theater.

The museum includes an outdoor terrace. The first patio has a striking circular walk-through with stained-glass windows reminiscent of Henri Matisse. The second patio features zellige, a geometric mosaic tilework.

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Yves Saint Laurent's love of fashion

Yves Saint Laurent's love of fashion began at an early age. The artist was a fan of the works of French Surrealists such as Elsa Schiaparelli. He was also inspired by his mother's fashion magazines. Eventually, he started drawing La vilaine Lulu when he was ten years old.

During his youth, Yves was bullied at school. He would dress up paper dolls for his sisters and create imaginary worlds. He was fascinated with his mother's fashion choices, especially her dress. He was drawn to the way her clothing was tailored to the body. Yves wanted to be a designer. He began to sketch endlessly.

He was a true innovator of his time. His designs changed the way women dressed. He introduced the pantsuit, which was originally designed for men, into the wardrobe of women. He also introduced metallic pants and slicked-back hair. His homage to the Ballets Russes transformed women.

He was the first living designer to receive a retrospective at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art when he was 47. His designs have become so iconic that today, high fashion owes as much to him as the women in his famous pantsuits.

Yves Saint Laurent's personal life

Yves Saint Laurent is a French fashion designer and a former art director at Christian Dior. Yves was born in Oran, Algeria, and grew up in an aristocratic family. His father worked as an insurance agent. In 1955, he moved to Paris, where he studied fashion and drawing courses. He also began working as an assistant to Dior.

Yves was a member of the Legion of Honor. In 2002, he suffered a serious injury. His career took a hit. Yves arranged a farewell show for his fashion house at the Pompidou Center in 2002.

Before Yves became a world-renowned designer, he studied at the High Fashion Syndicate School. He also learned how to draw and design in his spare time. He also participated in competitions. He won a prestigious award for a black cocktail dress in 1955.

Yves Saint Laurent adored handsome men. He also loved to party. He was sick nearly every day.

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Located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, Musee Yves Saint Laurent is a museum dedicated to one of the most famous fashion designers of the twentieth century, Yves Saint Laurent. The museum's mission is to present the creative genius of the legendary designer, presenting the couturier's designs and the process of creating haute couture.

The Yves Saint Laurent Museum was opened in October of 2017. The building of the museum resembles woven fabric, with a granito base of Moroccan marble and a textured arrangement of bricks. The interior is white and features a huge chandelier at the entrance. The museum also features a study room and a terrace cafe.

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In addition to the Yves Saint Laurent Hall, the museum features a collection of more than 5,000 books. There are also a variety of paintings, sketches and experimental pieces on display. The building also contains a library and a research library.

The Yves Saint Laurent's Studio is where many of the iconic designs of the couturier originated. In this space, you will have the opportunity to view the studio where the couturier spent almost 30 years. There are also personal artifacts, including a letter from the French Vogue editor-in-chief when Yves was 17 years old.

Another floor of the museum is devoted to the designer's most iconic designs. This is where you can see some of the designer's personal items, like the sandbags and the clothes that he used during his travels to Marrakesh.

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