"Creativity and inspiration is in Barbie® doll’s DNA. Artists and designers from around the world have been inspired by her, whether using Barbie as a muse for fashion design or using the famed image of Barbie for a painting, including:

  • Andy Warhol, “Barbie” (Synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen ink on canvas, 1985)
  • Peter Max, “Futuristic Barbie” (Oil on canvas, 1994)
  • Kenny Scharf, “Barbluella” (Acrylic on canvas, 1994)
  • Peter Engelhardt, “Beauty and the Beast” (Papier-mache figure and doll)
  • Karl Lagerfeld, “Little Black Dress” (Pastel)
  • Carol Peligan, “Icon” (Mixed media)
  • Jennifer Bartlett, “Barbie Paints a Picture” (Oil on canvas)
  • David Salle, unnamed (Oil and acrylic on canvas)
  • Robert Stern, “Colossus of Barbie” (Plaster, sand and wood dolls)
  • Jim Dine, “Barbie” (Oil on canvas)
  • Donald Baechlor, “Ice Cream” (Mixed media on canvas)" - Barbie Media[1]