Oscar de la Renta and André Leon Talley spoke of the artist Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida with such gusto Tuesday night at the Queen Sofía Spanish Institute that guests could have thought both men were new to his work.
They, of course, were not, having devoted a good deal of the past seven months to finessing “Joaquín Sorolla & The Glory of Spanish Dress,” which is on view through March 10. De la Renta, who plays a very active role in the institute as its chairman, and Talley, who curated the show, described some of their findings and discussed Spain’s enduring influence on fashion, during a discussion organized by the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
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