Cate Blanchett Is a Beautiful Cubist Painting

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Cate Blanchett.Photo: Jun Sato

At the Tokyo opening of Louis Vuitton’s exhibit “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez” on Thursday, Cate Blanchett was a real-life Cubist painting. Resembling a Modigliani or Picasso, her paneled dress by Nicolas Ghesquière unfurled like a series of brushstrokes: in black, creamy white, and canary yellow. The pink hair is gone, but she’s still unfailingly exquisite.