Sasha Pivovarova, The Model That Wanted to Be a Painter

Mysterious and aggressive look, and look cold and calculating, Sasha Pivovarova 23-year-old has opened up a gap between the tops of the most recognized by its own merits. The fetish model of Prada, not leave anyone indifferent, shedding large doses of personality up runways.

It must be recognized that this girl with her 1.75, has managed to take advantage of its beauty with its appearance of “ maligna ”, somewhat unusual, becoming a mix between Natalia Vodianova y Gemma Ward, Although today already can boast of possessing its own style.

Pivovarova born in Moscow in 1985, and from the beginning its aims was not to be model but painter, proof of this is that she herself confesses that while her friends played with dolls, she always did with his paintings. Since the age of 7 he received art classes, subsequently entering the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, where thought completing his studies of art history, but since I enter in the Academy his life already would never be the same.

At the Academy known to her current husband, the Russian photographer Igor Vishnyakov, that wage a great friendship. Igor, soon know, was captivated by its beauty and managed to convince her to do a book back in 2004.

Those photos would be the key, because Igor was working for the Agency of models IMG and he sent the photographs to see that it seemed to them. The response was immediate, was a different girl who is out of the canons of beauty standard and at IMG did not think it was twice. His career as a model had done nothing more than start.

At the beginning of 2005 he moved to Paris and in just a fortnight already appeared in magazines such as L ’ Officiel y Madame Figaro. But the dish would you when did a month that had landed in Paris; Sasha Pivovarova It would be responsible for opening the parade of Prada on the catwalk of Milan in February, 2005. Such was the success that immediately after become image of Prada during 6 consecutive seasons, a record. That same year would also appear in parades of Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Laurent, Ungaro y Kenzo among others. Snap in his first year as a model would it appear as the cover in the Italian version of Vogue.

The 2006 and 2007 would be tiring but very productive years for Sasha Pivovarova, marching for more than 60 designers per year in the most important catwalks around the world. Among the designers, the larger ones of course, since Karl Lagerfeld up to Valentino passing by Cavalli, Marc Jacobs, Dior, Gucci and a long etcetera. Even as model of high seam Jean Paul Gaultier, Chanel y Christian Dior.

During those two years also made numerous covers, mostly of the Vogue French editions, it Chinese, Japanese and Italian and American magazine W among others. He also combined his work on the runways with their advertising commitments with Prada and collaborations such as those of the Pirelli Calendar for 2008 of hand editing of Patrick Demarchelier.

In 2008 can continue seeing it paraded in large runways, although it appears that he now starts to focus more on advertising campaigns as the cosmetics line of Armani, those of Tiffany & Co, Definity of Olay, Zara, is image collection autumn-winter 2008 / 2009, and Chanel cruise 2009.

His free time, which should not be much, engaged him to paint or visit museums or exhibitions of artist friends in New York, that is where he now resides, most specifically in the neighborhood of Brooklyn. And it is this Russian beauty does not lose the hope of being a recognized painter tomorrow. At the moment will have to be content with being one of the listed models in the fashion world, and look their 86-61-86 the most important runways, almost nothing.

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