Julianne Moore as “Famous Works of Art” by Peter Linderbergh - for Harper’s Bazaar
Seated Woman With Bent Knee by Egon Schiele, La Grande Odalisque by Ingres, Saint Praxidis by Vermeer, The Cripple by John Currin, Les danseuses by Edgar Degas, Madame X by John Singer, Girl with a Pearl Earring by Vermeer, Woman With a Fan by Modigliani, Man Crazy Nurse #3 by Richard Prince, Adele Bloch Bauer I by Gustav Klimt.
Artist Jay Shells channeled his love of hip hop music and his uncanny sign-making skills towards a brand new project: “Rap Quotes.” For this ongoing project, Shells created official-looking street signs quoting famous rap lyrics that shout out specific street corners and locations.
“Large moth soft sculpture made from new and vintage velvets, cottons and upholstery fabrics. A plump body is pulled tight with stitching and ribbed to mimic a chubby moths shape. Permanently stiff wings are folded back and her little legs hold her in a friendly stance. Flaws, age marks,rusty pin marks and odd stitching are celebrated and are to expected. A gentle tea wash lightly ages each piece and pulls all the colours together with inks, acrylic paints and watercolours.”