The Collection includes of the three Poupées Mannequins Annabelle,
Barbara and Clarisse
, who take part in the following themes:
Soirée au Théatre
Shopping aux Champs-Elysées
themes will be added step by step including those made for specific
his 1924 masterpiece l'Inhumaine, French director Marcel L'Herbier received
contributions from major Art Deco artists, with haute-couture By Paul
Poiret, music composed by Darius Milhaud, model work by Autant-Lara,
settings designed by Mallet-Stevens and decoration by Fernand Leger.
In his excellent essay "The Cubist Cinema", Standish D.Lawder,
professor at Yale University, reports how Georgette Leblanc, in the
summer of 1923 after returning from New-York, approached L'Herbier with
the idea of making the film. She thought its chance of commercial success,
especially in the United States of America, would be enhanced if it
presented a synthesis of every branch of French arts.
Never before has so many talents been gathered to celebrate the new
lifestyle of the Jazz Age.
its own scale, Sylvie Elégance Studio designs themes in which
an activity, an atmosphere or a situation is staged.
Built like theatre or musical comedy settings, each scene integrates
an original artwork of the 1920's, furniture, carpets, fabrics, painted
sets or wallpapers. Any thematic presentation may benefit from a lighting
system and a musical program.
works illustrating the collaboration between artists were used as reference:
Parade (1917), Erik Satie, Pablo Picasso, Diaghilev and the Ballets
Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel (1921), Jean Cocteau, the
Groupe des six,
Within the Quota (1923) Sara & Gerald Murphy, Cole Porter,
Rolf de Maré and the Ballets Suédois,
Staking Rink (1922) Fernand Léger, Arthur Honegger,
La création du Monde (1923), Blaise Cendrars, Fernand
Relache/Entr'acte (1925), Francis Picabia, René Clair,