Déjà Vu: JPG vs. Marcel Duchamp

Jean Paul Gaultier’s love of art and architecture was obvious, this season. He paid homage to Buckminster Fuller in his Spring 2009 Couture collection.

Now he’s gone ga-ga for Dada, with this beautiful nude gown…

Nude Descending a Runway, Hermes Couture SS09
Nude Descending a Runway, JPG Couture SS09

…reminding us of another famous nude by Marcel Duchamp.

Nude Descending a Staircase No. 2, Marcel Duchamp, 1912
Nude Descending a Staircase No. 2, Marcel Duchamp, 1912

Surreal dressing, indeed.

JPG image from Style.com. Duchamp image courtesy of Tate Modern.

Learn more about Monsieur Duchamp at the Marcel Duchamp World Community.

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