Willem used to wear overalls in worker fabrics when he painted. So I went around the corner from my studio where there’s a warehouse that supplies cotton to blue-collar uniform companies. I bought their cottons and took them to Italy where a high tailor made the collection.

How Willem de Kooning’s overalls influenced a designer’s collection.  (via publicartfund)

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~ by The Gallery Goddess on February 25, 2012.

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