Posted: May 29, 2014 Filed under: Art, Fashion, Photography | Tags: advertisement, campaign, classic, fashion, fragrance, La Gioconda, Leonardo da Vinci, Mario Sorrenti, Mona Lisa, Noot Seear, rive gauche, tattoo, YSL, Yves Saint-Laurent
Mona Lisa, YSL Spring 1999 ad campaign for Rive Gauche.
Posted: March 10, 2014 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing, Photography | Tags: 20th century, art history, Beguiling of Merlin, Burne-Jones, Chris Marker, classic, French, ingres, La Gioconda, Leonardo da Vinci, metro, Mona Lisa, Paris, passengers, people, subway, travel, women
Passengers: A Subway Quartet. Chris Marker. 2008-2010.
In this series of photographs Chris Marker captures the passengers of Paris Metro at their most banal, illuminating the beauty and poetry of our everyday lives. In this sub-series, A Subway Quartet, Marker insets a famous classical painting which mirrors the expression and/or pose of his character.