Go Vegan (Stella McCartney), 2010 - Jeremy Kost

About the Work

About Go Vegan (Stella McCartney)

Linda McCartney, Stella McCartney's mother and Paul McCartney's late wife, is an historic figure in animal rights and vegetarianism. Jeremy Kost captures her ongoing legacy in Go Vegan, a simple, chic composition. Stella McCartney, the artist's new ...

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Linda McCartney, Stella McCartney's mother and Paul McCartney's late wife, is an historic figure in animal rights and vegetarianism. Jeremy Kost captures her ongoing legacy in Go Vegan, a simple, chic composition. Stella McCartney, the artist's new muse, sits out the back door on a stoop. The sign above her is attention-grabbing, "Go Vegan!" The message, like Stella McCartney's animal-free clothing, is anything but apolitical.

This is part of a series commissioned by Stella McCartney in celebration of her Spring 2011 Collection for her recently launched iPAD magazine.

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About the Artist

About Jeremy Kost

Jeremy Kost is a tireless chronicler of gender, sexuality, and nightlife, and has pioneered virtuosic ways to present Polaroid snapshots. Drawing his inspiration from the ...Read More
Jeremy Kost is a tireless chronicler of gender, sexuality, and nightlife, and has pioneered virtuosic ways to present Polaroid snapshots. Drawing his inspiration from the celebrity nightlife scene, Kost uses his instant film camera to capture the glamour—and the inherent striving—of a downtown scene full of fashion insiders, chic club kids, and flamboyant drag queens, with an eye attuned to uneven luminosity and raw beauty. A self-described "fat kid from Texas," the star transformed his image while living in Washington, DC, from 1999—2003, where he instituted a rigorous workout routine, in part motivated by his fascination with the beautiful bodies of the gay nightclub scene. On subsequent trips to New York, he slowly ingratiated himself with a well-connected, exclusive crowd who allowed him to photograph them intimately, but without pretense. The resulting images, frequently displayed in grids or collages, are reminiscent of works by Nan Goldin and Mark Morrisroe, but they most closely resemble the photographs taken by Andy Warhol in the 1970s.Read Less

Go Vegan (Stella McCartney), 2010

Jeremy Kost

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18.75" x 11.00" $3,000
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Framed unique Polaroid collage

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