Tucked on the plains of Montauroux, simply off the zigzagging roads of Provence, lies the previous house monsieur Christian Dior — Le Château de La Colle Noire. It’s at this sanctuary that the “Miss Dior, 12 Girls Artists” exhibition is going on now until November 1.
Capturing and reimagining the spirit of Miss Dior, 12 distinctive artists from world wide got carte blanche to immortalise this emblematic perfume in unique artworks. The outcome? A dozen sculptures celebrating all the things concerning the Miss Dior perfume, from its botanical elements to the enduring bow and extra importantly, the essence of feminity.
“It’s so thrilling to see 12 totally different ladies all interpret the identical transient, however the final result is wildly totally different,” mentioned Bethan Laura Wooden, the UK designer who’s a part of the 12 ladies invited.
“[Dior can be] very floral, very historically female, however you may also have a look at the structuring of the clothes to see it’s very graphic. So I wished to make one thing that spoke to these two sides of a lady.”
Together with the masterpieces positioned at totally different corners of the Château de La Colle Noire, guests to the exhibition will even get the chance to view a few of Monsieur Dior’s private belongings and his workspaces. For artists, this presents a once-in-a-lifetime alternative to work in the identical house because the eminent designer.
“There’s nothing like with the ability to bodily come and sit within the stunning backyard and uncover the little nuances of this home… it’s actually beautiful to see the items right here, and likewise to see the dialog that the crew do have chosen to have by inserting the totally different works in several areas,” Wooden added.
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