The Art of Scent 1889-2012, Chandler Burr
This first of its kind historical catalogue, for MAD exhibition is a beautiful limited edition coffret box featuring eleven of the works exhibited in the inaugural show of the MAD Department of Olfactory Art. Each of the eleven scents are contained in printed glass vials and accompanied by a soft cover book of eleven essays which places each of the eleven works in historical context. The catalogue is written by exhibition curator Chandler Burr.
The catalog is $250, and 1000 were made. The eleven works, each in a 5 ml vial, are: 01 Romanticism Jicky 1889 Aimé Guerlain; 02 Abstract Expressionism L'Interdit, 1957 Francis Fabron; 03 Early American School Aromatics Elixir 1971 Bernard Chant; 04 Industrialism Drakkar Noir 1982 Pierre Wargnye; 05 Surrealism Angel 1992 Olivier Cresp; 06 Minimalism L'Eau d'Issey 1992 Jacques Cavallier; 07 Photo Realism Pleasures 1995 Annie Buzantian, Alberto Morillas; 08 Kinetic Sculpture Light Blue 2001 Olivier Cresp; 09 Neo-Romanticism Prada Amber 2004 Carlos Benaïm, Max Gavarry, Clément Gavarry; 10 Luminism Osmanthe Yunnan 2006 Jean-Claude Ellena; 11 Post-Brutalism Untitled 2010 Daniela Andrier.
You can pre-order now for delivery in December.
(quote via thestore.madmuseum.org, additional information via press release)