Sale 22DD02 | Lot 145

HALSTON A remarkable archive of photographs of Halston, Nancy North, Andy Warhol and others, with related ephemera.

Catalogue: Doyle+Design

Lot Details

Lot 145
HALSTON A remarkable archive of photographs of Halston, Nancy North, Andy Warhol and others, with related ephemera.
A remarkable trove of photographs depicting the Halston circle in New York and as they traveled. Includes: a disbound photo-album with approximately 30 leaves with several small photographs behind the plastic on the rectos and versos, includes black and white photographs of Halston and circle on an airplane headed for Los Angeles, color photographs of a party and in Acapulco, in Montauk, and a large group of images from the Halston circle's tour of China in 1980; a stack of about 15 Polaroids and small photographs depicting Halston, Nancy North, Bill Dugan, Joe Eula and circle in Acapulco, a Polaroid depicting Mike Tyson with Naomi Campbell, etc; Together with 10 photographs by Hiro depicting Halston and circle in China, 1980, each 8 x 10 inches, unsigned; A group of five photographs by Bill Cunningham depicting Nancy North and Bill Dugan in Paris, at the time of the famous Battle of Versailles, 1973, one depicting Andy Warhol; And various Halston ephemera, including the monograph Halston: Inventing American Fashion, inscribed to Nancy North from author Lesley Frowick, various promotional material, clippings and invitations.

When Halston and circle visited China in 1980, he relied on Hiro to document the events of the trip with his camera and also as a guide as although he was Japanese he was raised as a young boy in China. An important group of images.


C Collection of Halstonette Nancy North

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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