Dior shows off make-up looks at French photography festival

The LVMH-owned luxury brand's Dior, The Art of Color exhibition will run until September as part of the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie festival

Parfums Christian Dior is showcasing its most striking make-up looks at an exclusive exhibition coinciding with the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie festival held in Arles in the south of France.

From 3 July to 24 September, at the Galerie du Cloître in Rennes in the north west of France, the prestige LVMH-owned cosmetics brand will host Dior, The Art of Color – a selection of photographs said to illustrate its passion for colour.

Based on the book of the same name, the exhibition features a variety of bold and dramatic make-up looks created by those including designer Serge Lutens, photographer and make-up artist Tyen, and Peter Philips, the current Creative and Image Director of Dior Make-Up.

Annie Leibovitz' New York photography series

Dior is also sponsoring an exhibition honouring renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz as part of the main festival.

Titled Annie Leibovitz Archive Project #1: The Early Years 1970-1983, the exhibition will run at the Parc des Ateliers in Chemin des Minimes in Arles until 24 September. Admission to both exhibitions is free.