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The collages were made by the British artist Linder, who, as it turns out, is pretty badass. She’s a feminist artist who became famous in the 1970s for making “punk collages” that condemned society’s treatment of women and had delightful names like Orgasm Addict.
Whether you believe that fashion is art or not — that debate never seems to get resolved, does it? — the influences the two fields have on one another can’t be denied. Today, on World Art Day, we want to celebrate some of the photographers, stylists, and magazines that take their cues from canvas, sculpture, and gelatin print and translate these references into gorgeous, glossy editorials.
In the vein of The Row’s pill-covered $55,000 leather backpack collaboration with Damien Hirst, Los Angeles artist Desire Obtain Cherish series of luxury branded pills packs takes our addiction to fashion to a whole new level.
At first glance, Denis Peterson’s images look like your average point-and-shoot photographs — except for the fact that they’re paintings.
They say you can’t know where you’re going until you realize where you’ve been. With that in mind, we’re taking a glance back. The past week has been a roller coaster of fashion news and events — and luckily, we were there to catch the good (like the spot-on choices for the September magazine covers), the bad, and the ugly.