For this series, Leanne Shapton illustrates varying dress silhouettes in sets of pairs. Shapton’s rich brushstrokes in vibrant hues give depth to the sartorial forms. Shapton is widely known for her award-winning novels and illustrations, including the 2014 publication Women in Clothes that she co-edited with Sheila Heti and Heidi Julavits. The book explores the definition of style and how women present themselves through clothing, featuring interviews, surveys, essays, illustrations, and photographs from over 600 contributors.
Leanne Shapton, b. 1973, is a Canadian artist and writer. She lives and works in New York City.
Watercolor on paper
12 × 9 inches unframed