The creative universe of Gabrielle Chanel and her relationship with books and reading is presented at the upcoming exhibition "CULTURE CHANEL, La Femme Qui Lit" in Venice

by Team Paris Social Diary, photography by Courtesy of CHANEL | 20 May, 2016


Since its first installment in 2007, CULTURE CHANEL is defined as “a collection of exhibitions“, each of which is a unique project, conceived and designed by Jean-Louis Froment, who is the curator.

Through a theme each shot, these events addresses the unique story of Gabrielle Chanel and maison CHANEL. It is in Venice, one of the main places of inspiration mademoiselle, where the public will discover for the first time her library.

From greek authors to modern poets, this abundant space unveils the works that marked the life and shaped the personality of one who was a great reader

Around this base and with a total of 350 pieces, the exhibition plays on analogies and visual correspondences highlighting in a contemporary angle her relationship with books and writing (primarily of poetry) which echoed her design of creation.

Also, art objects from his Paris apartment will be exhibited for the first time, as well as jewelery and perfumes.

Where and When? from September 17th, 2016 to January 8th, 2017 at Ca’ Pesaro–Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna, Santa Croce, 2076, 30135 Venezia, Italia