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8.19.2012

Art meets Fashion

Good morning contemporary art lovers!
If fashion helps to make the spirit of an era, it may be the best way to capture art. Art and fashion have always been linked, with designers sketching from live model muses in the same manner as classical artists. The runways where designers display their creations have even become art performance, as they collaborate with visual artists and musicians. More and more frequently, museum directors curate exhibitions about designer collections or fashion photographs, while in auction houses vintage pieces of haute couture go under the gavel alongside antiquities. There remains very little difference between a classical painting and a piece of Haute Couture; they both stand today as a definition of luxury and commercial demand. The emerging cross overs are multifaceted and varied....




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