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Olivier Theyskens is co-chairing tomorrow's big Whitney Art Party in support of the Whitney Museum's new building, giving WWD the opportunity to ask the designer his thoughts on the intersection of art and fashion. Though Theyskens can almost always be relied on for a complicated, brainy analysis in response to any interview question, he had a relatively straight-forward answer to WWD's questions about the relationship of the two fields: "As someone who is a part of a company like Theory, supporting an event connected with art doesn't mean we're artists. It means we're a brand, a fashion brand, and we're proud to support an event on the arts scene," he said. [WWD]