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September 29, 2020

Balenciaga Conference Online, October 1-2

To celebrate the 125th anniversary of the birth of the Master of Haute Couture, the Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum in Getaria (Spain) brings you this international conference aiming to serve as a platform on which to present innovative and quality research work on the figure and legacy of the fashion designer. A committee of recognised experts in the matter has selected, from among all of the research proposals submitted those, which will be set out at the conference.

The first international Cristóbal Balenciaga Conference taking place virtually on the museum website on October 1-2, 2020, 15.00 – 19.30 (UTC+ 2).

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More information and program: First International Cristóbal Balenciaga Conference PDF

Image: © Ministère de la Culture – Médiathèque de l’architecture et du patrimoine, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / François Kollar

Christobal Balenciaga vêtu d’un costume noir, vers 1937, by Kollar François (1904-1979), photographer