Off-White, a popular clothing label has announced a collaboration with the Louvre museum. This collaboration yields a collection inspired by the museum’s Leonardo da Vinci’s exhibit, to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the famed artist’s death. This surprising collaboration is the culmination of fashion and high art, as Virgil Abloh, the man behind Off-White, told Paper magazine;
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“I want to crash together these two worlds that are seemingly different: fashion and high art,” Abloh said in a statement. “It’s a crucial part of my overall body of work to prove that any place, no matter how exclusive it seems, is accessible to everyone. That you can be interested in expressing yourself through more than one practice and that creativity does not have to be tied to just one discipline. I think that Leonardo da Vinci was maybe the first artist to live by that principle, and I am trying to as well.”
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