Collaborative Arts

July 26th, 2010 Posted by Janelle comments (16)

Notice how many of F/Ws fashion ads involve collaborations with contemporary artists? Stella McCartney enlists artist Barry Reigate to illustrate the otherwise minimalist ads starring Natalia Vodianova and shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott , the cartoonish style fits with McCartney’s quirky image and is slightly reminiscent of last seasons Disneyfied ads with Sigrid Agren.

Stella F/W 10

Barry Reigate, Real Special Very Painting, 2009

Bottega Venetta has Robert Longo all but recreate the look of his classic ‘Men In Cities’ series, only with Alla Kostromichova and Terron Wood doing all the movements.

Bottega F/W 10

Robert Longo, Men In Cities – Men Trapped In Ice, 1980

Not to be outdone, Missoni goes all out with a mini-film by experimental filmmaker, Kenneth Anger; the bold and trippy clip (watch it in its entirety here) features Margherita Missoni and a host of others.

Missoni F/W 10 by Kenneth Anger

Do you love all the current artist collaborations? Let us know which is your favorite!

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  1. Emily says:

    I adore the Longo ads. They are so iconic

  2. Diana says:

    abolutely love them all! cant decide which one is favorite….

  3. Marcus says:

    I like the Bottega Veneta one for some reasons.. It’s the action.

  4. anlabe says:

    Bottega Veneta FTW.
    I hate Missoni, it would’ve been a lot better with models in it.

  5. HannaV says:

    Love all, everything is perfect!! But my favorite is Stella McCartney, mostly because of Natalia Vodianova

  6. JASON KANNER says:

    This should solidify Terron’s place as one of the most movers in the business

  7. Denise H says:

    Wonderful. Statement is STYLE!

  8. JM says:

    stella mccartney have a so sweet add

  9. GP says:

    Love McCartney, very cute. Bottega’s pose like last season Lanvin.

  10. R says:

    Bottega stole inspiration from lanvin.

  11. hamdia says:
  12. E.S.Kinny says:

    Bottega <3

  13. Gustavo says:

    Barry Reigate? Mmmm…..i dont think so!

  14. Hollywood Sentinel says:

    wow, Kenneth Anger doing fashion ads now?! That is a huge leap from his obscure, avant garde underground filmmaking… his work is quite amazing as a filmmaker, one needs to see his films to get an appreciation of his artistry… the painting is cool, Stella ad is cute

  15. tamara says:

    this is so crazy & soo COOOOL!!

  16. sir dawda jatta says:

    hello i love this jobs

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