“So we thought an odor couldn’t hurt” – MARTIN KIPPENBERGER
“Durch Glas”, a project on the perception of scent by the Swiss-Canadian artist Christelle Boulé wins the Prix Photoforum 2019. The series of photographs will be exhibited at Photoforum Pasquart. Earlier this year another scent related work was ealier shown at Sillages, an exhibition devoted to olfaction as a theme...
The current exhibition “The fragrance of images” at Opelvillen in Rüsselsheim presents a selection of works from the Barcelona based collection olorVISUAL.
The current exhibition Inhale – Hold – Exhale at the Kunstmuseum Thun is the first institutional show of the Danish artist Jeppe Hein in Switzerland (until 29 July 2018).
The exhibition ‘It smells like… flowers & fragrances’, on view at me Collectors Room in Berlin from 14 April to 1 July 2018, reveals the undiminished potential of the visually rich subject of depictions of flowers and the subversive olfactory power of fragrances in contemporary art. The curator is Dr Heike...
Artist and writer Catherine Haley Epstein, provides an overview on the role of scent in contemporary art on Temporary Art Review. What is interesting is the broader storyline:
Dialogue of the senses and nonverbal communication being core subjects in her artistic practice, the artist Ines Lechleitner started her research for a river perfume based on the river Rhine in Basel for her solo exhibition “Das Rhein Rauschen” curated by Emilie Bruner.
Here are some snapshots of the ongoing exhibition at Kunstmuseum Thun.
Tate Britain’s sensorium is widely covered by the media. What does a perfume person (i.e. someone who is versed in discussing scents) think about it? It is this perspective that makes this review by Eddie Bulliqui special:
BBC news reports in detail on the innovative approach Tate Sensorium.
The new exhibition at Tate Britain bringing in a master chocolatier, a scent expert and an audio specialist wants to change the way people interact with the paintings. Once again the new sensorium is widely covered by the media. It seems as if the cultural domain is deeply longing for...
Olfactory art is on the cutting edge of the multi-sensorial art experience. Denver Art Museum (DAM) is out in front of this trend with their ongoing collaborative efforts with perfumer and olfactory artist, Dawn Spencer Hurwitz.
The multi-sensory, rainbow-infused exhibit at Heller Gallery is Katharine Gray’s first solo show in the Chelsea space. Opus Oils perfumer Kedra Hart created four scents that capture the fragrances wafting about a glass studio.
This is the last week-end to experience the group show with: Akiko Hoshina, Atsunobu Kohira, Boris Raux, Maki Ueda.
Dessine moi un arc-en-ciel is an olfactory installation by Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos at the Museum Louis Braille in France that explores the concept of color beyond its visual dimension.