Fine art echoes at Balenciaga

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Fine art echoes at Balenciaga

Backstage after yesterday’s Balenciaga show, Nicolas Ghesquière told reporters he had been influenced by the work of photographers such as Irving Penn and Cindy Sherman, and the French artist Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster. However, while watching his extraordinary show, I was also reminded of several other contemporary artists. Was it just me?

PeterHalleyBalenciaga11.jpgPeter Halley

MoniquePrietoBalenciaga35.jpgMonique Prieto

DanWalshBalenciaga18.jpgDan Walsh

CharlinevonHeylBalenciaga13.jpgCharline von Heyl

I’m going to have to ask Nicolas next time I see him…