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Valentina Collado

Valentina Collado
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You’re Our Subject

A weekly interview on people we admire complete with their musings on art, life and existence.

Valentina Collado
Profession
Fashion Editor for Vogue Mexico & Latin America

What is your current state of mind?

Overload! We basically don’t sleep in the fashion industry. There is constant change and you always have a next issue to work on. But the greatest thing about it: I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!

What is your favorite art movement or style and why?

Abstract art. I guess I have something with geometric shapes. I love Helen Frankenthaler, Mondrian, Rothko, Matisse, Basquiat and of course Picasso

What is your all time favorite treasured artist or artwork?

I can say Rothko; every painting can say many words without talking. It’s true inner person expresses his actual perceptions of the surroundings. I strongly believe he is a true expressionist with and exceptional taste.

I wouldn’t say I have one specific favorite.

What is your favorite journey?

Life.

What is your most marked characteristic?

Passionate and never gives up

When and where were you the happiest?

Right Here Right Now!

I’m happy at work doing the things I enjoy the most: shootings, discovering new trends, searching new talent etc. and of course there in nothing more fulfilling that spending time with the people you love.

Which talent would you most like to have?

I would love to be a professional ballet dancer

In what museum would you like to live?

Musée Picasso, 5 Rue de Thorigny, 75003 Paris, France,

But I would definitely prefer to live in his old studio in Paris.

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

Go for it!

What is your motto?

Be yourself.. I don’t think you ever succeed at trying to be anyone else but who you truly are.

CHOOSE 3 ARTWORKS FROM THE  SUBJECT_ COLLECTION YOU CONNECT WITH

Photography is one of my favorite Art forms.

A cloudy day

Alejandra Orozco

White Stairs

Begoña Gonzalez

ODALISCA –

Fernando M. Diaz

Learn more about Valentina:  https://instagram.com/valecollado/

Photo by: ASHLEY FRANGIE

 

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