View of the building, drawings of Beaurin-Domercq, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, 1994. © Jean Nouvel / Adagp, Paris. Picture © Patrick Gries.

Exhibition overview

The fruit of a collaboration between the Institut Français de la Mode (French Fashion Institute) and the Fondation Cartier, the La Mode : une nouvelle génération exhibit, presented in October 1988, offers a reflection on fashion and design. For this exhibit, six winners were chosen from among one hundred European candidates as part of a competition. The judging panel committed itself to judging the inventiveness of the proposals, placing emphasis on the humor and professionalism of each designer.

Artists and contributors of the exhibition:
  • Nathalie Cesbron,
  • Maïté Julian,
  • José Levy,
  • Frédéric Molenac,
  • Pascale Risbourg,
  • Élisabeth Verrimst