Saturday, 16 February 2013

Fashion only imitates

My friend tweeted this recently. I never knew fashion editorials literally copying scenes from famous paintings was a thing. Long may it continue I say. Oh Devon Aoki, you are glorious! All taken from here http://flavorwire.com/370671/11-artful-fashion-shoots-inspired-by-famous-paintings/9



 Nicki Minaj as Francois Boucher’s Bildnis der Marquise de Pompadour (1756)

W magazine, November 2011
Photo by Francesco Vezzoli



Model as Edward Hopper’s The Automat (1927)

Photo by Joel-Peter Witkin



Devon Aoki as Hans Memling’s Virgin and Child (1475)

The Face, 1997
Photo by Michael Sanders



Models as Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss (1907-1908)

Harper’s Bazaar, February 2002
Photo by Patrick Demarchelier



Julianne Moore as John Currin’s The Cripple (1997)

Photo by Peter Lindbergh




Model as a Roy Lichtenstein painting

Zink magazine
Photo by Mike Ruiz



John Galliano as Jacques-Louis David’s Napoleon Crossing the Alps (1801-1805)

Harper’s Bazaar, March 2007
Photo by Simon Procter



Nicole Kidman as John Singer Sargent's Mrs Charles E. Inches (1887)
Vogue, June 1999

Photo by Steven Meisel



Gewaaaan Saoirse! 

Saoirse Ronan as Sir John Everett Millais’ Ophelia (1851-1852)

Vogue, December 2011
Photo by Steven Meisel



This is my favourite. Vogue- making polio glam

Angela Lindvall as Andrew Wyeth's Christina's World (1948)
Vogue October 1998
Photo by Carter Smith


Laetitia Casta as Johannes Vermeer's Girl With A Pearl Earring (1665)
Elle France, 1998
Photo by Friedmann Hauss

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