My Fair Lady: Nicki Minaj Is Transformed Into A Renaissance White Woman On The Cover Of W Magazine

- By Bossip Staff

Nicky Minaj hit the come up on magazine covers after sitting next to Vogue’s editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, during fashion week. Nicki has been transformed by artist Francesco Vezzoli who is fascinated with women in power in history. When asked why Nicki, here’s what Francesco Vezzoli had to say:

BIESENBACH: You have a history of collaborating with celebrities. What ­interested you in working on a project with Nicki Minaj?

VEZZOLI: I wanted to play with the public image of a female hip-hop star. During my entire career, I have always been fascinated by powerful women in history. I have spent a lot of time researching the ways they were represented in art and how their images were used to mold the public imagination—and to convey aesthetic and philosophical ideas about beauty and sexual desire. My main interest has been to link the historical artistic approach to female representation to contemporary icons of the media era.

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  • Sean

    She is so major

  • Westside cutie!!!!

    Anna Wintour and dem can have Nicki Facade! We don’t want her! She’s more pop than hip hop anyway with her nursery rhyme rhymin’ @ss!

  • bb

    Ugh she lookz scary in the last pic

  • Maurice

    Maurice reblogged this on I Don't Make The News.

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