Friday, August 1, 2008

Central Park Wants a Chanel 2.55 Handbag Too

Sylvie Fleury's Work of Art in Hong Kong

Photo courtesy of Getty Images

From October 20th until November 9th, 2008, 20 works of art inspired by Chanel's 2.55 handbag (issued in February of 1955)
will be exhibited in Central Park (Rumsey Playfield, midpark at 70th Street). The structure in which the art is housed was designed by Zaha Hadid. The exhibition has already made stops in Tokyo and Hong Kong, and will travel to London, Moscow, and Paris after visiting New York. The 20 contemporary artists involved in this project include Sophie Calle, Sylvie Fleury, Subodh Gupta, Blue Noses, Yoko Ono, Y.Z. Kami, Yang Fudong, Wim Delvoye, Tabaimo, Stephen Shore, Soju Tao, Pierre & Gilles, Nobuyoshi Araki, Michael Lin, Loris Cecchini, Lee Bul, Leandro Erlich, Fabrice Hyber, David Levinthal, and Daniel Buren.

The Chanel exhibition in Central Park will be free; however, it is advised to book timed tickets through, the website containing all you need to know about the exhibition.

Other Superfabulous Variations of the 2.55 Handbag

See you at the Park!

U r 24K!


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