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Models as Madonna, No the Other Madonna

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Photo by Annie Leibovitz for <a href="http://www.vogue.com/magazine/article/francesco-vezzoli-mother-love/">Vogue</a>
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Coming to the Gagosian Gallery in Chelsea next month—Francesco Vezzoli's signature reinterpretations of Renaissance Madonna-and-child paintings. Reinterpretated how? Well, a litany of supermodels (Claudia Schiffer, Linda Evangelista, etc.) stand in for the standard Blessed Virgin; and mother and son each shed massive needlework tears. Vezzoli plans on transforming the massive gallery space into a chapel for the show—and it opens January 20th.
· Francesco Vezzoli: Mother Love [Vogue]

The Gagosian Gallery

522 W. 21st St., New York, NY