Art and Fashion

Art and Fashion

Actress Photographed Artistically

Jessica Chastain, photographed in Vogue by Annie Leibovitz, alongside van Gogh's "La Mousmé."

“[T]he idea of having Jessica Chastain morph herself into Ria Munk, by Gustav Klimt, or Flaming June, by Frederic Leighton, was in the works long before the art-fashion fusion hit the spring runways,” is a sentence that I, as a man who owns only two pairs of pants (one of which has a pretty poorly Read More

Art and Fashion

Klaus Biesenbach Will Join Former French ‘Vogue’ Editor Carine Roitfeld in Conversation

Ms. Roitfeld with Marc Jacobs. (Courtesy FIAF)

Klaus Biesenbach, director of MoMA PS1 and chief curator at large at the Museum of Modern Art, will be interviewing former French Vogue‘s editor in chief, Carine Roitfeld, on Monday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m., at the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) about her creativity and inspiration. The talk, which is going forward as planned—a feat post-Sandy, to be sure!—is part of FIAF’s Art de Vivre series, Creative Leaders, for which the cultural center has invited influential French and American leaders in the fields of gastronomy, style and architecture to discuss their artful practice. Mr. Biesenbach is stepping in for Stefano Tonchi, the editor in chief of W Magazine, who is unable to make the event. Read More