FASHION ICONS + MOZART

Fashion Icons’ serie follows directly the Divas series (Sophia Loren, Audrey Hepburn, Queen Elizabeth II, etc…).

It has been painted partially in Beijing (China) and partially in Switzerland between 2010 and 2012.

Fashion Icons series involves 12 portraits of:

Marc Jacobs 
Valentino Garavani 
Karl Lagerfeld 
John Galliano 
Anna Wintour
Diane Pernet
Lady Gaga 
Cindy Crawford
Linda Evangelista
Naomi Campbell
Claudia Schiffer 
Kate Moss

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Anna Wintour, 2011 – Lambda Print on Mat Paper, 120×160 cm

Anna Wintour, 1949.
Fashion journalist and editor.
Inspiring the movie The Devil wears Prada painted as she is working in a Mc Donald’s Drive-Through.

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Diane Pernet, 2011 – Lambda Print on Mat Paper, 120×160 cm

Paris-based fashion blogger Diane Pernet, depicted with a spider-shaped wig and bound hands in a dreamy, purple and soft context.

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Lady Gaga and Julie Andrews, 2011 – Lambda Print on Mat Paper, 160×140 cm (Unique Copy)

Lady Gaga and Julie Andrews together in a Mary Poppins’ movie scene.
Lady Gaga is wearing a rainbow wig and a 3D make up.
On the black part of the painting an ecography revealing Lady Gaga’s pregnancy.

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Linda Evangelista, 2010 – Lambda Print on Mat Paper, 120×120 cm

Linda Evangelista appears with a chin udders-shaped with milk spreading from it.

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Naomi Campbell, 2010 – Lambda Print on Mat Paper, 120×160 cm

Naomi Campbell with green hair and dyed blond moustaches.

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Cindy Crawford, 2010 – Lambda Print on Mat Paper, 120×160 cm (Unique Copy)

90’s supermodels are depitcted with manly features like beard, moustaches, goatee etc.
This is the case of Cindy Crawford wearing goatee and Mickey Mouse hairdo.

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Claudia Schiffer, 2010 – Lambda Print on Mat Paper, 120×140 cm (Unique Copy)

Claudia Schiffer is painted wearing Adolf Hitler moustaches.

 

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Kate Moss, 2010 – Lambda Print on Mat Paper, 120×82 cm

Kate Moss sit on a nest on top of a chimney.
In her mouth a vorm like she’s feeding baby birds.

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Chanel as John Galliano
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Chanel as Karl Lagerfeld
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Chanel as Marc Jacobs
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Chanel as Valentino Garavani

Chanel with features of:

Marc JacobsJohn GallianoValentino Garavani and Karl Lagerfeld.

Painted on a blank background Mademoiselle Chanel is styled as the famous fashion designers.
The written and the black square around the artwork reminds of the Chanel nr. 5 box with the fashion designers’ name, place of birth and the day of the each one.

 

A special project made in the same period is MOZART.

Mozart by Saul Zanolari for Joyce Hong Kong is a merchandising project. 
Products from the original artwork like candles, iphone covers, umbrellas, cushions etc. sold on Christmas time 2013 in the exclusive shops of Joyce Hong Kong.

Here the three versions of the original artwork:
Yellow Mozart with the piano keyboard on his hair,
Red Mozart: listening to himself with headphones in his ear plugged in his own mouth and
Blue Mozart with the first two notes of his Requiem shaved on his hair.

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Mozart – Yellow
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Mozart – Red
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Mozart – Blue

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