Musings on a Muse: Jessica Chastain\nActress Jessica Chastain plays human canvas to four leading artists of the day. Click here to read the cover story by Diane Solway, and here to read Lynn Hirschberg's profile of the actress.\nGeorge Condo’s Abstract Conversations, 2012.\nCondo’s Spatial Notations, 2012.\nRochas silk and cotton shirt. Carolina Herrera wool shorts.\nValentino lace dress.\nCarine Gilson Lingerie Couture lace-detail satin silk slip.\nJoffe’s studio, photographed by Suki Dhanda; paintings based on photographs by Max Vadukul.\nJoffe’s studio, photographed by Suki Dhanda; paintings based on photographs by Max Vadukul.\nCarine Gilson Lingerie Couture lace-detail satin silk slip.\nChastain in Thomas’s Tamika, 2012. Versace leather-detail silk gown. Marina B 18k yellow gold and diamond earrings, bracelet, and ring; Christian Louboutin heels.\nJessica Chastain in Thomas’s Nana, 2012. Lanvin crepe silk one-shoulder dress, polyester elastane bodysuit, and belt. Yossi Harari 18k gold and diamond hoop earrings; David Webb 18k yellow gold, platinum, enamel, and diamond ring; Aquazzura by Edgardo Osorio sandals.\nJessica Chastain, W, January 2013. Art by George Condo, photograph by Max Vadukul, makeup by Fulvia Farolfi for Chanel.\nArt by Mickalene Thomas. Styled by Nina Ziefvert. Hair by Nikki Nelms; makeup by Vincent Oquendo for Dior at Tracey Mattingly; manicure by Lisa Logan for Nails Inc. Fashion: Versace leather-detail silk gown. Marina B 18k yellow gold and diamond bracelet.\nJessica Chastain by Chantal Joffe, styled by Felicia Garcia-Rivera for W's January 2013 cover. Hair by Jimmy Paul for Bumble and bumble; makeup by Fulvia Farolfi for Chanel; manicure by Gina Viviano for Chanel. Fashion: Calvin Klein Collection silk shantung dress.\nPhotograph by Rineke Dijkstra. Styled by Felicia Garcia-Rivera. Hair by Renato Campora for Frédéric Fekkai at the Wall Group; makeup by Francelle Daly; manicure by Alicia Torello at the Wall Group. Fashion: Christopher Kane silk and PVC dress.