Chandler Burr’s The Art of Scent Exhibit Opening

The Museum of Art and Design in New York and its Curator of Olfactory Art Chandler Burr are going to present their first exhibit The Art of Scent starting November 13, 2012. The exhibit will run till January 13 2013. The components of the exhibit are currently being developed.

As was announced previously in the MAD press release, “the first exhibition planned, The Art of Scent, 1889-2011, will allow visitors to experience ten seminal works by some of the greatest scent artists of the late-19th, 20th and early-21st centuries.”

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  • JaneK: Sounds interesting! Thank you for the news, V. So, these ten seminal works will be the perfumes themselves? April 4, 2012 at 1:31pm Reply

  • Victoria: Yes, that’s my understanding. Very curious to see and smell them. April 4, 2012 at 2:18pm Reply

  • Nancy: Thank you for the “heads up”. Will you personally have any involvement in this exhibit? April 4, 2012 at 5:18pm Reply

  • Victoria: Nancy, I will not, it’s Chandler’s project. April 4, 2012 at 5:47pm Reply

  • Anne: I hope it makes it to the other side of the pond! April 4, 2012 at 8:02pm Reply

  • Victoria: That would be fun–a traveling perfume exhibit! April 4, 2012 at 11:26pm Reply

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