ART & DESIGN

Photos: Original Xin

Former basketball star–turned–model Xin Li is the art world’s latest MVP.


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Xin Li, at her home in New York, in front of Claire Tabouret’s The Red Carnival, 2015.

Li wears Altuzarra dress; Fallon Earrings.

Hair by Braydon Nelson for Oribe Hair Care at Julian Watson Agency; Makeup by Jen Myles; photography assistants: Gregory Wikstrom, Romek Rasenas; fashion assistant: Lucas Dawson.

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Photographer: Jeff Henrikson Stylist: Clare Byrne

Li, at Christie’s, 2015.

Li wears Valentino jacket; Max Mara top and jumpsuit; Fallon earrings; her own ring.

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Li with Lyor Cohen, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala for the opening of “China: Through the Looking Glass” in 2015. Courtesy of Patrick McMullan.

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Li on the runway at Etro, spring 2000. Courtesy of First View.

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Li and Wendi Murdoch, in Hong Kong, 2013.

BFA/SIPA USA/Newscom.

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Li, Gagosian’s Sam Orlofsky, the artist Dan Colen, and Murdoch (from left), at the Forbidden City, Beijing, 2015. Courtesy of Li.