When artists encounter the olfactory sense
Contemporary Art | Artists have taken hold of the structure of the immaterial medium that is the olfactory system.
The 13th edition of Chambres à part, organized by Laurence Dreyfus during the FIAC, has taken place at the Grand Musée du Parfum around the topic of smells associated to feminity. The exhibition associates artworks with the Museum’s collections, exploring the creative processes through the perspective of the olfactory sense. In this way, the artists play with concepts that are specific to the perfumers’ world : notes, ranges, compositions, harmonies…
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