With bold strokes and graphic silhouettes, designers are harnessing art’s power to challenge the eye. Harriet Quick examines the pattern.
Hair by Duffy for Tim Howard Management; makeup by Sil Bruinsma for Diorshow at Streeters; manicure by Honey for Exposure NY. Models: Bette Franke at DNA Model Management; Ava Smith at Wilhelmina NY; Fredrick Ruegger, Luca Schmidt, Brandon Hill, Fielding Lewis. Set design by Viki Rutsch for Exposure NY. Lighting design by Christopher Bisagni Studio; digital technician: Jonathan Nesteruk at Root Capture. Photography assistants: John Ciamillo. Will Englehardt. Fashion assistant: Solange Franklin.