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Paintings by Jordan Casteel and Kerry James Marshall Cover September Issue of Vogue

Paintings by Jordan Casteel and Kerry James Marshall Cover September Issue of Vogue

  THE FALL FASHION ISSUE of American Vogue features not one but two paintings by Black artists. Kerry James Marshall and Jordan Casteel were commissioned to produce cover images for the September 2020 edition. The artists were given considerable creative freedom and came up with two very different fashion-inspired portraits that reflect their individual practices....
Cover Stars: For its September Fall Fashion Issues, Vogue is all About Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Making Long-Overdue History

Cover Stars: For its September Fall Fashion Issues, Vogue is all About Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Making Long-Overdue History

  FOR THE FIRST TIME in its 126-year history, a black photographer is shooting the cover of American Vogue, and not just any issue, the all-important fall fashion issue. The long overdue milestone is happening at the behest of Beyoncé, who will grace the magazine’s September cover. She selected Tyler Mitchell, a young photographer, originally...
A New Documentary About André Leon Talley Traces His Southern Roots and Unimaginable Rise in High Fashion

A New Documentary About André Leon Talley Traces His Southern Roots and Unimaginable Rise in High Fashion

  A WISE AND SEASONED arbiter of style, André Leon Talley has been cutting a fabulous figure in the fashion world for more than 40 years. Before he became a fixture at Vogue, he worked at Andy Warhol’s Factory, volunteered with Diana Vreeland at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, and did stints at...