Amazing colour, print and pattern used in a fun and engaging way to brighten up our world… and our wardrobes! We just had to share this fabulous collection with you.
The inspiration behind Dior’s Pre-Fall 2021 collection, legendary surrealist pop artist Kenny Scharf is the latest in a long string of collaborations with contemporary artists including Daniel Arsham and KAWS. Designed to bring a sense of joy and hope, the Dior Homme collection features Kenny’s poppy prints (a mix of his archives and more recent work) sprawled across everything from shirts with kaleidoscopic prints and monogrammed bags.
WHEN POP ART AND HIGH FASHION COLLIDE
The Artist: Kenny Scharf
Kenny Scharf is an American painter known for his participation in New York City’s interdisciplinary East Village art scene during the 1980s, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring, Scharf’s do-it-yourself practice spanned painting, sculpture, fashion, video, performance art, and street art.
His works often includes pop culture icons, such as the Flintstones and the Jetsons, or caricatures of middle-class Americans in an apocalyptic science fiction setting.
Scharf’s large-scale murals of anthropomorphic animals and imagined creatures still adorn New York streets to this day.
To discover more of the collection watch the below video of the fall 2021 Dior men’s show.
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