After our post about one image in Mauricio Cattelan’s W Magazine portfolio, which bares an uncanny resemblance to the work of artist Matthieu Lavancy, we discovered that that this may not be the first time the fashion magazine poached ideas from the art world.
Artist Danielle Van Ark had blogged about the incident back in October 3, 2009:
Three months after the group show Dutch Seen opened in New York (I showed a part of the series For Art’s Sake), W Magazine features a fashion story that Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin (who were also part of the [Dutch Seen] show) shot in and around galleries and museums … I’ll let the images speak for [them]selves.
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