Schiaparelli and the Zen Chicken


United States

Drawing
Size: 16 H x 12 W x 0.1 in

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Art Description

Drawing: Ink, Acrylic and Stencil on Paper.

Schiaparelli/Dali designed the iconic “Lobster Dress” which debuted in Schiaparelli’s Summer/Fall 1937 Collection. The Lobster dress is a simple white silk evening dress with a crimson waistband featuring a large lobster painted (by Dali) onto the skirt. It is rumored that Dali wanted to apply real mayonnaise to the lobster on the dress but that Schiaparelli objected.

This zen chicken of the sea is inspired by Elsa Schiaparelli's famous lobster dress and my appreciation of the beach and high fashion.

12 x 16 inches on hot pressed 140 lb watercolor paper.

Keywords: Stencil, India Ink, Chicken, Calligraphic, Flow, Jellyfish, Lobster

Subjects: Fashion

Styles: Street Art, Surrealism, Illustration

Mediums: Ink, Acrylic, Stencil

Materials: Paper

Prints: Fashion Art Prints, Street Art Art Prints, Surrealism Art Prints, Illustration Art Prints, Ink Art Prints, Acrylic Art Prints, Stencil Art Prints, Paper Art Prints