Chanel plunges us into Chanel N°5 universe and makes us travel for the duration of an exhibition.
A walk through a garden by Piet Oudolf leads visitor onward to the exhibition entrance to discover the story of a legend born of desire, an evocation and absence.
It’s a complete immersion in Chanel N°5 creation, image of the love story between Gabrielle Chanel and Boy Capel captured in a bottle of Eternity.
Photos : Courtesy of Chanel
One of the greatest perfumer of the Era, Ernest Beaux, imagines for Mademoiselle Chanel an elixir , concentrate of life and memories with Russian and Venetian inspiration.
The exhibition sets out to unravel the environment of this number 5, Mademoiselle Chanel passion for literature, her friendship with Cocteau, Picasso, Dali … and the rich exchanges of ideas strengthened her as she rode the current of modernity she had taken as her own.
This manifesto is precisely about style, CHANEL STYLE, it is its emanation or quintessence embodying all its values.
N°5 CULTURE CHANEL provides us with keys to a legend.
Exhibition N°5 CULTURE CHANEL from May 5th to June 5th 2013 at “Palais de Tokyo” / www.5-culturechanel.com
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