‘Models Turned Artists’ Are a Thing Now

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 03: Tali Lennox attends the Women For Women International Gala in association with Harper's Bazaar at The Guildhall on May 3, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
Tali Lennox. Photo: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

Four top British models will have their work shown as part of a special exhibition at a London gallery next month. For a week only, Tali Lennox, Harry Gilliam, Mark Waddleton, and Polly Brown will present pieces created within the Work of Art–challenge-worthy theme of identity — an investigation of "real versus perceived identity in society." As veritable mannequins, models understand that, you see.