French Institute Alliance Francaise Welcomes Agnes B. For Talk And Book Signing, 3/13
The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, is thrilled to welcome agnès b. for a special talk and book signing on Monday, March 13 at 7pm in FIAF's Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street (between Madison & Park).
The visionary fashion designer, entrepreneur, and style icon launches her new book agnès b. STYLISTE, a beautiful retrospective celebrating 40 years of her eponymous brand-from her personal philosophy and signature style, to her many influences, including rock music, the 18th century, ingénues, and androgyny.
agnès b.'s timeless, workwear-inspired designs are wardrobe staples for celebrities and fashionistas alike, but her accomplishments go well beyond her clothing empire. Eager to exhibit the artists she loved, agnès b. opened the Galerie du Jour in 1984. The contemporary art gallery in Paris exhibits established and emerging artists.
She recently made her directorial debut in 2013 with Je m'appelle Hmmm..., which premiered in Venice and screened at the New York Film Festival. agnès b. has also produced nearly 30 films, including the recent critical and commercial hit Spring Breakers from seminal American director Harmony Korine.
At FIAF, agnès b. will discuss her passion for style, art, and doing things her own way in a talk moderated and curated by journalist Melissa Ceria with an introduction by film critic Amy Taubin.In English. Followed by Q&A and book signing.
A limited number of press tickets are available. Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions or to RSVP.
We hope you can join us!