These vibrant Capucines bags will be on display at Sotheby’s Paris from July 1 to 5.
June 26, 2023: In collaboration with Louis Vuitton, auction house Sotheby’s will auction off 22 classic artist-designed Louis Vuitton Artycapucines bags. Each of these Capucines bags was recreated using LV’s exacting savoir-faire and the 22 participating artists' signature style.
All the pieces in this splendid lineup are signed by the artist and given in a monogrammed Louis Vuitton Boîte Chapeau, which is a contemporary take on a vintage LV hat box created in 1924, each personalized by the 22 participating artists.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit a specific charity or NGO of the artist’s choice, including UNICEF and NGOs working in poverty reduction, disaster relief, education, and refugee rights.
The 22 participating artists are Amélie Bertrand, Daniel Buren, Sam Falls, Urs Fischer, Gregor Hildebrandt, Donna Huanca, Huang Yuxing, Alex Israel, Liu Wei, Peter Marino, Beatriz Milhazes, Vik Muniz, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Park Seo-Bo, Paola Pivi, Ugo Rondinone, Tschabalala Self, Josh Smith, Jonas Wood, Kennedy Yanko, Zeng Fanzhi, and Zhao Zhao.
The online bidding for the exclusive bags will begin from June 28 to July 12 on Sotheby’s official website.
- By Pritha Debroy