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I did this painting originally out of solidarity for the Charlie Hebdo incident. I don’t think any God needs to be avenged, not with violence anyway and certainly not over satire. Isn’t love the great common principle of any religion?
With all my heart I want to extend my condolences to anyone who has ever suffered loss from a hate crime.
Great news! Faction, the homage exhibition to Diana Vreeland, is extending until the 9th of October at Melet Merchantile, 84 Wooster Street, Suite 202, New York.
Make an appointment at email@example.com
Don’t miss it!
I have been planning this exhibition for over 2 years and I’m happy to share it with you now. It is a homage to Diana Vreeland. Her contribution to the fashion industry is what is mostly known of her but I wanted to focus on her personality. I fell in love with her when I read her memoirs the first time. I discovered an extremely witty and exaggerated aspect of her which I adored immediately. I began reading everything I could find on her and I felt I started getting to know her even more. What caught my attention the most was her inability of seeing ugliness, she saw the world with a beautiful filter. She was a big believer in unconventional beauty. I also loved how she would write on her diary to improve herself, making collages of her hanging out with people she admired, art directing her future life since the beginning. I’m a great believer in this way of thinking and I felt so identified with her. I felt it was perfect to transmit what I believe in through a person like Diana Vreeland. I started by studying her very closely, she had such a unique manner of speech and very dramatic manerisms in general. I painted her from video footage and also from found photographs in every medium I could, pencil, charcoal, watercolor, oil, and gouache. I wanted to be able to draw her with my eyes closed. I chose to focus on her own memoirs, interpreting some of my favorite anecdotes. She loved to exaggerate and embellish reality, all of her stories are simply wonderful. Faction is what I called the exhibition because that is how she described her memoires, a combination of fact and fiction.
I like to think of the result as a combination of her imagination and mine.
I wanted to share a behind the scenes Video and interview made for Marella.
I’m too excited to have been a part of this Campaign! Not only is it my first campaing, I feel honored to have been part of the increadible team that made this happen. The photos of Milla Jovovich where taken by Inez Van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin under the creative direction of Macs Iotti.
All I can say is Dreams do come true.
I”m honored to be your new insider for the Wallpaper* City Guide Barcelona 2013! GET Are the RSA now encouraging people that cannot get Insurance cover to drive and practice without insurance between EDT lessons that they are taking in a best-driving-school.com car?A. IT WHILE IT”S HOT!
Read the full story at Freunde von Freunden.
Text Vanessa Santos
Photography Eudes de Santana
Five great remixes from “4” plus Jimek’s winning “End Of Time” remix!
A while ago, this illustration I did for Beyonce was used for the TV commercial spot for the launch of her new album 4, today I am proud and happy to announce that this image is also the cover for Album 4: The Remix. I LOVE BEYONCE!
Click here to see the full size art work!
My Favorite Look
Marni earings, Lanvin necklace, Prada jacket.
Model inspired by Sasha Pivovarova.
Thank you for the wonderful feature and Interview on this last issue of Harper”s Bazaar Argentina!
Text by Cecilia Conde
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It gives me great pleasure to share my first Vogue cover and 11 additional illustrations! It is a special Beauty edition in collaboration with Shiseido celebrating this brand’s 140th anniversary. I am specially proud as I have not seen another illustrated cover for Vogue since the 1940’s, correct me if I am wrong. I certainly hope that illustrated covers become an alternative to photography.
Interview for Hola! Peru Magazine.
Photographs by Vanessa Montero, Hair & make up by Karim Belghiran.
“Inspired by the illustrations adorning classic bodice-rippers and pulp fiction paperbacks,
Stain features super-sized close-cropped watercolor portraits of Prada models in a weirls of color
that borders on the lurid. The collage is comprised of fragments of original paintings
by illustrator Marcela Gutiérrez recombined in a full-wall composition.”
Working on my next exhibition which will be held in Peru on the 13th of March…
I just came across this old polaroid that was taken when I was working in the Alexander McQueen studio on this hand painted helmet inspired on the Japanese painting “The Great Wave” by Hokusai and chinese tattoos.
This was one of the showpieces for the Spring Summer 2005 collection…
Pictures where taken by Patricia de Gregorio
Feeling a little bit nostalgic. I just wanted to share one of the happiest and proudest moments of my life. When I went to see the Prada Flagship store in NYC with my wallpaper. It was a fun experience because they opened the shop a little earlier so that I may take some pictures with my work. For a dreamy moment I felt as if the space was mine.
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Working on a new project!
NO YESTERDAYS ON THE ROAD
I am very excited to show you my first ever illustrated editorial as a request from Rankin in the launch issue of his new magazine.
Styling: Laura Duncan
Styling Assistants: Marielou Bartoli & Jon Peacy
Makeup: Kathy Jeung at the Magnet agency using Mac cosmetics
Hair: Yiotis Panayiotou at celestine agency using Kérastase
Hair Assistant: Clint Mattoni
Models: Tuuli, Isabelle Bright at Next
Illustration: Marcela Gutiérrez
This is the first test for the collaboration with Rankin for his first issue of The Hunger magazine!
60x 80 cms gouache, watercolor & ink on paper.
To view the making of Laura Duncan’s glam rock shoot by Rankin click here!
In the process of making a personal commission…
Text by Sue-Wen Q
Entire interview on Dazed Digital.
October 9th, The World of Fashion event, Dubai.
Hosted by Harpers Bazaar Arabia
I will be heading off to Dubai to take part in the judging process for this Proof of taking such a defensive driving course gives your auto insurance carrier reason to believe you are more responsible. year's Harper's Bazaar Illustrator of the Year competition. I will also conduct an illustrators masterclass and finally create a live illustration on a large canvas in front of an audience.
Come and check it out if you are arround! x
One of my favorites…
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July/August 2011 Issue.
by Miguel Figueroa
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Os Gallery, June 17th.
My most recent exhibition was based on some of my favorite fashion photographs and models.
I did a collection of 11 paintings using watercolor, ink and gouache.
We were celebrating Metal Magazine's 5th anniversary. It was hosted by my good friends Priscilla and Andrea Franco. The bubbly was a courtesy of Freixenet. I was lucky to have several friends supporting and participating in the event. There was a special Prada display and the beautiful light installation by Love Bailey and Tim Sujlian. AJ English was in charge of the kick ass music. It was a dream!
I want to thank everybody who made this possible:
Teun Bart, Geronimo Balloons, Ivan Garcia, Diana Lado, Ian Miyawaki, Yolanda Muelas, Miquel Polidano, Carlos Ramirez, Juan Diego Rodríguez, Alessio Vanetti, Curly Vee and (you must sign up by March 31st to meet this deadline) Here are some quick facts to help you understand what ObamaCare means for young adults: Not all how to get medical insurance is created equal. many more…
Photographs by Matthew Burgess.
Priscilla and Andrea Franco, Ivan García, Ian Miyawaki and Tim Sujlian working on the exhibition in Os Gallery, Los Angeles
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