The Fourth International Moscow Festival comprises a series of exhibitions devoted to fashion and style including an exhibition of photographs by Horst P. Horst. Another major event is the exhibition Hollywood Celebrities: Edward Steichen's Vanity Fair' Portraits, drawn from the collection of the International Museum of Photography and Cinema George Eastman House, USA.
Also of special interest are two Russian historical projects: Life is Beautiful, Kitsch on Postcards and Photographs from the Mikhail Golosovski Collection, analyzing the popular notions concerning beauty and their evolution from mid-19th to the early 20th centuries; as well as Rodchenko's circle. People of Style, showing men and women from Aleksandr Rodchenko's milieu: photographers, artists, poets, the charismatic figures of Russian Avant-Garde.
The festival also includes the works of contemporary photographers, influential in shaping new trends in fashion and style: Sarah Moon, Miwa Yanagi, Erwin Olaf, Elaine Constantine, Joel-Peter Witkin , Alan Fleisher, Alya Esipovich, Marina Chernikova among others.
Moscow House of Photography Web Site