Monday, 21 February 2011

17th century painting seen as a surface which can be read as a description of everyday life

Almost reminiscent of 17th century Dutch portrait painting, particularly that of Johannes Vermeer and his 'Girl with a pearl earring', and also the portraits of Hendrik Kersten featured earlier on this blog, Marc Jacobs A/W ready-to-wear catwalk collection inspires a new way to apply colour to the cheeks.  It is also an indicator that perhaps our love affair with the heavily applied eyebrow is now waning.

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