Photos by: Kaufman
This week marks the start of an unprecedented experience for art lovers in New York as Mobile Art - CHANEL Contemporary Art Container opens its doors to the public. Conceptualized by famed Creative Director of CHANEL, Karl Lagerfeld, the futuristic shaped exhibition hall has visited Hong Kong and Tokyo before its most current home at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, its only stop in North America. The traveling exhibition will then visit London, Moscow, and ends at Paris, CHANEL's home base, in 2010.
Highly regarded artists from around the globe is taking part in the exhibition, which include:
Nobuyoshi Araki (Japan) | Blue Noses (Russia) | Lee Bul (South Korea) | Daniel Buren (France) | Sophie Calle (France) | Loris Cecchini (Italy) | Wim Delvoye (Beligum) | Leandro Erlich (Argentina) | Sylvie Fleury (Switzerland) | Yang Fudong (China) | Subodh Gupta (India) | Fabrice Hyber (France) | Y.Z. Kami (Iran) | David Levinthal (USA) | Michael Lin (Taiwan) | Yoko Ono (USA) | Pierre et Gilles (France) | Stephen Shore (USA) | Tabaimo (Japan) | Soju Tao (Japan)
The exhibition is open to the general public for FREE, though reserved tickets are needed to avoid overcrowding. You can make your reservation through the special website at www.chanel-mobileart.com
Mobile Art - CHANEL Contemporary Art Container
Rumsey Playfield @ Central Park
East 69th Street Entrance
New York, NY
Exhibition Date: Now - November 9th (Sunday)
More photos during the construction phase after the jump...