Thursday, January 8, 2009

How many of us in the industry think the model in the images look "off" or that something about them is wrong? Ivonne Thein created the images, and her project, "32 Kilos," in response to the fashion industry and pro-anorexia websites.

Says Al Miner, a curator at the Hirshhorn Museum in DC: 

"It's clear that she's mocking or appropriating poses that we see in edgier haute couture editorial work. . . . They look uncomfortable and bizarre. The poses are a reminder that they're a critique of the fashion industry and not just weight loss."

What do you think? Read the entire Washington Post article for more.

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