You don’t have to be a scholar to know that a street artist who chooses to paint a colorful portrait of Karl Lagerfeld staring into the eyes of Anna Wintour has some kind of preoccupation with fashion. But (as usual) there’s more to the story than meets the eye: a strange turn of events led New York-based artist Bradley Theodore to create the work in question.
“I saw [Karl] at a party in Paris once, and I thought, ‘This guy is really interesting, in terms of the way he’s conducted his existence,'” Bradley tells StyleCaster. “I thought then, ‘I want to paint him.’ But I just never did. Then the subject came up again when I was hanging out with [my good friend, tattoo artist] Bang Bang, and the next day Anna Wintour walked right by me to get into a cab.
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