LUCAS GARRIDO'S ALBUM COVER FOR HALSEY FEATURED IN VARIETY
Variety explored the making of the album art in an exclusive feature published August 27, noting Halsey’s description of If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power: “This is a concept album about the joys and horrors of pregnancy and childbirth. It was very important to me that the cover art conveyed the sentiment of my journey over the past few months. The dichotomy of the Madonna and the Whore.”
With this in mind, stylist Law Roach, who has worked with Zendaya, Tiffany Haddish, and Kerry Washington, among other stars, was inspired by Melun Diptych, a painting by Jean Fouquet from 1452.
Lucas then channeled all of the above to craft what Variety describes as a “flawless, angelic look.”
“We put our focus on that: the aesthetics, how she sat and how we positioned the fabric,” Lucas told Variety.
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