The first Instagram post published by @chalametart was on 9 April 2018. In it a shot from Timothée Chalamet’s cover story photoshoot for Shortlist stands next to the 1924 painting ‘Pink Blouse’ by Henri Matisse. Both subjects sit upright, and demand praise from the viewer looking in.
Timothee Chalamet & Art is one of many platforms of its kind, finding parallels between contemporary photographs of the 23-year-old actor and seminal works of art. In the gaze, in the angles, in the colouring – when there’s a will, there’s a historic painting begging to be dragged and dropped next to a picture of the boy the world can’t stop looking at.
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