Heritage Days 2022 in Boulogne-Billancourt: the studio of fashion photographer Frank Horvat

By Audrey L. Posted Aug 6, 2022 12:20 PM

The studio-house of the great fashion photographer Frank Horvat opens its doors on the occasion of European Heritage Days 2022. In this studio in Boulogne-Billancourt, discover half a century of photographs and archives, commented on by the daughter of the artist himself!

The Heritage Days are an opportunity to enter the most private and best hidden places in France. At the scale of the fashion, workshops, studios and other dedicated museums are a godsend for sewing enthusiasts! During this exceptional weekend, guided tours allow you to discover behind the scenes of the making of luxurythe story of the great dressmakers or even animations making theart and the fashion.

You might think that these institutions are mainly concentrated in Paris, the fashion capital, but think again! Some spots are exceptions to the rule by going off the beaten track. In Île-de-France, for example, several workshops walk in tandem with fashion houses.

This is the case for the Frank Horvat Studioslocated in the photographer’s former home in Boulogne-Billancourt. Big fashion photographerphotojournalist and digital pioneer, Frank Horvat registered his eclectic work in the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century. His fame became international when, in the 1960s, he broke the codes of fashion photography and renewed the genre.

Disappeared in 2020, the artist leaves behind many photographs and archives, carefully preserved in his studio. For the Heritage Days 2022the curious are invited to explore thehome-workshop of Frank Horvata tall black building similar to an inverted boat hull, on Sunday, September 18, 2022. And the icing on the cake is the daughter of the photographer in person, Fiammetta Horvat, who comments on the visits!

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