Claude Monet: “Madame Louis Joachim Gaudibert,” 1868, courtesy of the Musee d’Orsay, currently at “Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity” at the Met.
“One sees that the painter loves his own time, like Claude Monet, and that he thinks one can be an artist even if one paints frock coats.” - Zola
Halston channels Jackson Pollock! (Dress, 1969, The Goldstein Museum of Design)
Andy Warhol illustrations on a Christian Dior dress, from the Fall 2013 collection, shown earlier today.
Édouard Manet: “The Parisienne” (ca. 1875)
“The latest fashion … is absolutely necessary for a painting. It’s what maters most.” - Édouard Manet, 1881
Image courtesy of Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Read my preview of the Met’s “Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity” here.
Super Model with a Pearl Earring: My fashion shoots inspired by paintings article was published at the Atlantic! Check it out!