September 12, 2013

Kinetic Potential

9.10 Jesús Rafael Soto and Carolina HerreraFor her SS 2014 collection, Carolina Herrera would imbue her looks with a sense of movement with prints and appliqués resembling mid-century op-art and kineticism. Looking to her native Venezuela, Herrera reappropriated the works of Venezuelan artists Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez, resulting in a collection filled slightly dizzying pieces, evoking optical illusions.

Jesús Rafael Soto, Mural, 1961

Jesús Rafael Soto, Mural, 1961

 

Carolina Herrera, SS 2014

Carolina Herrera, SS 2014

 

 

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