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Céline Pre-Fall Collection 2012 and Barnett Newman

Posted by Ferren, 20 January 2012


Pieces from the Celine Pre-Fall 2012 Collection via fashionologie

Two of my favourite things are art and fashion, and I love when the two collide. I was recently looking at a few paintings from Barnett Newman because his birthday is coming up at the end of the month, so his work was fresh in my mind when I came across the very chic Pre-Fall 2012 collection from Céline. The colour palette and bold stripes of the Céline collection remind me a great deal of abstract works of Newman, and I feel really inspired to share the two side-by-side. What do you think? Do you think the collection could have been inspired by Barnett Newman?

Mitternacht blau (top left), Fifth station, 1960 (top right), Profile of Light, 1967 (bottom right), Vir heroie subl. (bottom left), The word II, 1954 (left centre)

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