This is the last week-end to experience the group show with: Akiko Hoshina, Atsunobu Kohira, Boris Raux, Maki Ueda.
The Smell of a Stranger” by Peter de Cupere will be on view at the Biennial of Havana, Cuba, from May 22 to June 22, 2015.
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.
The exhibition ‘The Smell Of War’ is divided into two parts. The main part consists of works by international ‘olfactory (smell) artists who use scent as a medium. A second component includes base the (gas) mask as a protective agent against gas attacks but also stopping odors, i.e. the non-smelling.
The exhibition at the Museum Villa Rot (22/03/15 – 02/08/15) presents installations by international contemporary artists, who examine the sense of smell and fragrances, their cause, composition, effect and memory potential under different aspects.
In Pamela Rosenkranz’s show at the Swiss pavilion, “Our Product,“ the artist worked with master perfumers Dominique Ropion and Frederic Malle to create a giant pool of scented liquid that represents the Central European skin color.
The latest issue of Arts Hebdo Medias focuses on olfactory art.
The NZZ (Neue Zürcher Zeitung), the Swiss newspaper of record, published a review of the Belle Haleine: The […]
Last Friday, at the second annual Art and Olfaction Awards, in Los Angeles, four of the evening’s five Golden Pears went to traditional fragrances… The real excitement, however, lay in the Sadakichi Award for Experimental Use of Scent, which was new to the event this year.
Discussing the work of Peter de Cupere the New York Times notes “the strange power of olfactory art”.
You may be familiar with exhibitions that have presented perfume as olfactory art. However, olfactory art is a genre of fine art pertaining to smell that traces its roots back to the avant-garde, early in the twentieth century. A new exhibition at Museum Tinguely in Basel, Switzerland, establishes these historical origins of the genre while showcasing a wide range of practices to the present day that could be understood under this rubric.
In the context of upcoming research on the sense of smell in contemporary art practice, Ashraf Osman recently conducted interviews with two key players in the realm: Brian Goeltzenleuchter, an artist based in San Diego, CA, and Robert Blackson, a curator based in Philadelphia, PA. The interviews focused on the norms, processes, and institutions that promote or hinder the use of the sense of smell in art.
This fall, the UBS Arts Forum was devoted to contemporary sculpture. In this context, the program featured a lecture by Claus Noppeney on Expanding the Notion of Sculpture: “Mit der Nase in die Skulptur” and three scent sculptures by Christophe Laudamiel and Christoph Hornetz were exhibited at the Seepark Thun.