Recall Karl Lagerfeld’s First Sculpture Exhibition Featuring Marble

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Recall Karl Lagerfeld’s First Sculpture Exhibition Featuring Marble ⇒ In 2018, Karl Lagerfeld, creative director of the French luxury fashion house Chanel, as well as creative director of the Italian fur and leather goods fashion house Fendi, presented his first ever exhibition of sculptural works at Carpenters Workshop Gallery in Paris. Tables, fountains and mirrors are among the marble objects being presented in the show, called Architectures, which was developed within collaboration with architect Aline Asmar d’Amman. Let’s recall a few of his amazing work.

 


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Karl Lagerfeld His First Sculpture Exhibition Featuring Marble

Karl Lagerfeld His First Sculpture Exhibition Featuring Marble

 

Lagerfeld, who is creative director at Chanel, cites antiquity, Greek architecture and the golden ratio among his inspirations for the designs. The German creative said that for him, antiquity refers to the “origin of beauty, culture and modernity”.

 

Karl Lagerfeld His First Sculpture Exhibition Featuring Marble

 

The monochromatic collection also includes gueridons (circular side tables), lamps and consoles. Each piece is carved from a carefully selected block of rare Arabescato fantastico or black Nero Marquina marble. Arabescato fantastico is a vibrant white marble with dark grey veins, which has not been quarried for more than 30 years, while black Nero Marquina marble features brush stroke-like, milky white veins.

 

Karl Lagerfeld His First Sculpture Exhibition Featuring Marble

 

According to Lagerfeld, the designs were improvised, with the aim to highlight the beauty of the material. “I love things that aren’t planned,” explains Lagerfeld in a film made to accompany the exhibition. “The process is not as premeditated as you think. I’m totally improvised, I improvise.”

 

Karl Lagerfeld His First Sculpture Exhibition Featuring Marble

 

Several objects in the collection feature elements that resemble the decorative columns of Classical architecture. The table lamps come with hand-painted shades and also diffuse a specific temperature of light particularly appreciated by Lagerfeld.

 

Karl Lagerfeld His First Sculpture Exhibition Featuring Marble

 

“The ensemble materialises the perfect balance of classical foundations with a present-day vibe, like a modern mythology,” said Carpenters Workshop Gallery about the collection. “Shifting between the antique and the contemporary, the icons of classics and the finest present skills, the black and white architectonic creations embody Karl Lagerfeld’s timeless monochromatic style.”

 


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