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25-10-11  Eleanor of Toledo  Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave is a painter by training, but textile and costume are her muses. Working in collaboration with leading costume historians and young fashion designers, de Borchgrave crafts a world of splendor from the simplest rag paper. Painting and manipulating the paper, she forms trompe l’oeil masterpieces of elaborate dresses inspired by rich depictions in early European painting or by iconic costumes in museum collections around the…

"Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave February 2011 - June 2011 Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave is a painter by tra.

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Prêt-à-Papier: Isabelle de Borchgrave: Global Art Junkie (Hillwood 2012 exhibit)

Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave uses sheets of paper to create incredible garments many designers can’t really make.  Making a dress + access., (she's created buttons out of tiny rolls of t.p.) takes between 4-8 wks ultimately creating designer masterpieces you simply must see to believe they’re real. In her able hands, pieces of paper can become anything from ribbons to jewelry & feathers, a talent “unique,” according to French designer Hubert de Givenchy | 28 Jun 2012

From the exhibit Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave. Borchgrave recreates historical fashion using nothing but paper and paint. You can see more of de Borchgrave’

ÉLÉONORE DE TOLÈDE, 1522-1562  Paper Dress of Eleonora de Toledo (1522-1562) inspired by a portrait of Bronzino (Gallery of Uffizi, Firenze).  Costume created in May 2007.  Dimensions : 108 cm x 67 cm x 184 cm.

Isabelle de Borchgrave - Painter, designer, artist, visual artist, discover amazing dresses and creations of paper !

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Helena Bonham Carter as Miss Havisham in "Great Expectations" directed by Mike Newell. Costume designed by Beatrix Aruna Pasztor.

Isabelle de Borchgrave - Painter, designer, artist, visual artist, discover its amazing dresses and creations of paper !

Living room of Marie Antoinette Permanent The Palace of Versailles Isabelle de Borchgrave - Painter, designer, artist, visual artist, discover its amazing dresses and creations of paper !

Isabelle de Borchgrave - Painter, designer, artist, visual artist, discover its amazing dresses and creations of paper !

La Robe de Madame de Pompadour, Paper creation by Isabella de Borchgrave

Isabelle de Borchgrave - Phenomenal paper artist recreated the costumes of Isabelle de Medici (daughter of Cosme I and Eleonora de Toledo) and of Henri II (King of France and husband of Catherine de Medici). After two portraits respectively  painted by Alessandro Allori and François Clouet (both in Palazzo Pitti, Firenze).

Isabelle de Borchgrave - Painter, designer, artist, visual artist, discover its amazing dresses and creations of paper !

Isabelle de Borchgrave - Prêt-à-Papier. Dresses and creations of paper. VESTE EN LIN BLANC, 1615. Paper jacket created in November 1997, inspired by a portrait of Margaret Laton (collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London).

VESTE EN LIN BLANC, Paper jacket created in November inspired by a portrait of Margaret Laton (collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London). Dimensions : 188 cm x 115 cm cm Photo : René Stoeltie.

from Pulp Fashion, the exquisite Isabelle de Borchgrave exhibit that showed at Legion of Honor

from Pulp Fashion, the exquisite Isabelle de Borchgrave exhibit that showed at Legion of Honor

What's up! trouvaillesdujour: Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave

Isabelle de Borchgrave - Painter, designer, artist, visual artist, discover its amazing dresses and creations of paper !

FANTASY & MEDIEVAL WONDERFULL FASHION

PAPER DRESS Isabelle de Borchgrave, Maria de’ Medici, inspired by a ca. 1555 portrait by Alessandro Allori in the collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.

Isabelle de Borchgrave - Painter, designer, artist, visual artist, discover its amazing dresses and creations of paper !

Isabelle de Borchgrave - Painter, designer, artist, visual artist, discover its amazing dresses and creations of paper !