Chanel is to donate the exhibition pavilion designed by Iraqi-born British architect, Zaha Hadid, to the Arab World Institute. The pavilion showcased artworks by contemporary artists inspired by Chanelâ€™s iconic 2.55 handbag in 2008. Chanel will thereby perpetuate this work designed by one of the greatest contemporary architects.
Fresh off stints in Tokyo and Hong Kong, Chanel’s UFO-like mobile art pavilion is making a stop in Central Park before being transported over to London, Moscow and Paris. The curled shiny structure is full of art inspired by Chanel’s iconic quilted leather Chanel handbag – pieces like an enormous Chanel handbag spilled over. The [...]
The Mobile Art exhibition of Chanel will debut its worldwide tour in Hong Kong this month. Resulting from a collaboration between Architect Zaha Hadid and Karl Lagerfeld this boundary-breaking project will tour from 2008 to 2010 from Hong Kong to Paris, Tokyo, New York, LA, London and finally Moscow. The Chanel Contemporary Art Container – [...]