Fashion and art have always been inextricably intertwined, but 2013 took their relationship next level. But no seriously, it is kind of like what sex is when you’re single — everybody’s doing it. Jeff Koons is doing it with Lady Gaga, Damien Hirst is doing it with Alexander McQueen, Yayoi Kusama is doing it George Clooney, and Will Cotton is doing it with food (macarons, to be precise).
All these creative collaborations have made the art world more accessible than ever. You can buy your wall art from Yoox, carry your art-inspired wallet around in an artist-designed handbag. You can wrap yourself up in a scarf that doubles as an oil painting, and even eat your art for dessert. And you can definitely give art as a gift. See below for 14 non-pretentious presents for your artistically-minded companions — which is a festive way of saying, ‘here are 14 awesome art things you should know about for entirely selfish purposes’.
this is some kind of spaceship or something.