Karl Lagerfeld Unveils Paper Figurines
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 With his graphic personal style, Karl Lagerfeld proved a mother lode of inspiration for Japanese paper artist Shin Tanaka. Consider Glove-y, a boxy, cartoonish type evoking one of Lagerfeld’s leather-clad hands; or T-Boy, a hunched, shadowy figure with eyes peeping out from the neck hole of a camouflage shirt with a Lagerfeld truism tagged on the back: “Personality begins where comparison ends.”
 Dozens of Tanaka’s manga-like characters — a cross between origami and street art – went on display Thursday night at the Karl Lagerfeld boutique on the Left Bank in Paris as part of the annual Parcours Saint-Germain, a display of contemporary works in the artsy neighborhood.
 Lagerfeld posed next to his paper-doll likeness, plunked on a table next to a white cat figure representing his pet Choupette - wearing sunglasses, just like her owner.  For More

Karl Lagerfeld Unveils Paper Figurines

Photo by Courtesy

With his graphic personal style, Karl Lagerfeld proved a mother lode of inspiration for Japanese paper artist Shin Tanaka. Consider Glove-y, a boxy, cartoonish type evoking one of Lagerfeld’s leather-clad hands; or T-Boy, a hunched, shadowy figure with eyes peeping out from the neck hole of a camouflage shirt with a Lagerfeld truism tagged on the back: “Personality begins where comparison ends.”

 Dozens of Tanaka’s manga-like characters — a cross between origami and street art – went on display Thursday night at the Karl Lagerfeld boutique on the Left Bank in Paris as part of the annual Parcours Saint-Germain, a display of contemporary works in the artsy neighborhood.

 Lagerfeld posed next to his paper-doll likeness, plunked on a table next to a white cat figure representing his pet Choupette - wearing sunglasses, just like her owner.  For More

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