Art State of Mind

Grow Your Artsy Mustache For Movember!

Magda Michalska 6 November 2017 min Read

Movember November is a month of raising awareness about men’s health, in particular about prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide. I cannot grow a mustache myself but I want to join this fantastic campaign by showing you stuff I would grow if I could. Happy Movember!

A Gentle Architectural Artsy Mustache

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Portrait of a Man with a Moustache (Supposed Self Portrait), c.1630, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, artsy mustache
Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Portrait of a Man with a Moustache (Supposed Self Portrait), c.1630, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK.

A Mysterious Mona Lisa Mustache (And a Goatee)

Marcel Duchamp, L.H.O.O.Q, Mona Lisa with moustache, 1919, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, artsy mustache
Marcel Duchamp, L.H.O.O.Q, Mona Lisa with moustache, 1919, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

A Surrealist Mustache

Salvador Dali, Dalí's Moustache, 1950, private collection, moustache art
Salvador Dali, Dalí’s Moustache, 1950, private collection. WikiArt.

A Triple Van Gogh Mustache

Vincent van Gogh, Two Self-Portraits and Several Details, 1886, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, artsy mustache
Vincent van Gogh, Two Self-Portraits and Several Details, 1886, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

A Handlebar van Dyck Style

Anthony van Dyck, Self-portrait with a sunflower, 1632–33, collection of the Duke of Westminster, moustache art
Anthony van Dyck, Self-portrait with a sunflower, 1632–1633, collection of the Duke of Westminster. WikiArt.

A Sombre Symbolist Mustache

Edvard Munch, Self Portrait with Skeleton Arm, 1895, The British Museum, London, artsy mustache
Edvard Munch, Self Portrait with Skeleton Arm, 1895, The British Museum, London, UK.

A Desperate French Fork

Gustave Courbet, The Desperate Man (Self-Portrait), 1845, private collection, artsy mustache
Gustave Courbet, The Desperate Man (Self-Portrait), 1845, private collection. Wikimedia Commons.

A Poetic Mustache

Paula Modersohn-Becker, Portrait of Rainer Maria Rilke, 1906, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, artsy mustache
Paula Modersohn-Becker, Portrait of Rainer Maria Rilke, 1906, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark.

A Hanging Mustache

Jeff Koons, Moustache, © Jeff Koons, 2003, source: artist's website, artsy mustache
Jeff Koons, Moustache, 2003. Artist’s webiste.

Did you enjoy artsy mustaches? Do you want to grow your own mustache? Or maybe you already have one? 

Here you can take an active part or donate to the Movember project and help raising awareness about men’s health issues!

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