Robert Longo: Men in Cities
I would love to go to work and pull people around with ropes and throw tennis balls at them...but I would not love to spend another 1000 hours doing life drawing. Maybe that explains why I have never directed a New Order Music Video, or one of many terrible Keanu Reeves Films, and I don't have my artwork hanging in the Met, but a girl can dream.
Robert Longo Brings Back His 80's Art For Bottega Veneta's New Ad Campaign.
above: Robert Longo's charcoal drawing from the 80's and right, his new shot for Bottega Veneta It was virtually impossible to live through the 1980's without knowing at least one person who had a poster of Robert Longo's twisted and contorted urban hipsters adorning their wall. Along with the likes of Patrick Nagel, Longo's graphic art was a staple in poster shops, contemporary art galleries and trendy restaurants. Now, the artist/photographer/director brings those images back to life in…