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w is for whitney


So, remember when I mentioned that I was about to closet raid everything on Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney? Well, wouldn’t you know, she is an artist HERSELF. I’m about to shell out for the Whitney to see just this piece. Sorry, Wesselmann and Warhol, I’m beelining for straight for Gertrude sculpture…and then her closet. A promise is a promise.

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gertrude vanderbilt whitney


Give me everything about this look. The layered pajama tops? Those cinched-ankle pants?! Obsessed.

Work it, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney! (This was painted in 1916. Here’s something real: I’m not even gonna WAIT for the centennial to make this LOOK HAPPEN!)