Barbie strikes (an artistic) pose

 

Photograph: Jocelyne Grivaud / Olympia, 1863 Edouard Manet (1832-83) / Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France / Giraudon
Photograph: Jocelyne Grivaud / Olympia, 1863 Edouard Manet (1832-83) / Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France / Giraudon

 

‘Olympia touches me because of the model’s expression and attitude, both of which I find so contemporary – she is proud and feisty… Whereas Barbie, nude in an alcove, is asking herself if the person announcing himself with flowers might be worth her attentions’

 

The Fine Art of Barbie Sitting. Feature in Guardian using Bridgeman images as reference. 29 Jan 2012
The Fine Art of Barbie Sitting. Feature in Guardian using Bridgeman images as reference. 29 Jan 2012

 


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