Sunday, 17 May 2015

CHELSEA HOTEL

At 24, Frederic monceau will exhibit his works for the second time in the fashion designer’s gallery, Stefanie Renoma, who appealed him in the purpose to sublimate, by pictures, her creations.
After a first exhibition about the danse « Dancing Smoking », here is a new story who turns around the mythical CHELSEA HOTEL. Since it construction, it has been the meeting place of the biggest names and faces of the artistic world: Jack Kerouac, Stanley Kubrick, Jane Fonda, Patti Smith, Dee Dee Ramone, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Sid Vicious, Andy Warhol, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Harry Smith…
This legendary establishment has inherited their prints, all leaving behind them makes and memories of their impertinence and incitements.
Marginal and dilapidated institution where all kinds of personalities lived, from the dealer to the prostitute… the Chelsea Hotel became a true shelter: it will have seen pass celebrities from all over the world by welcoming them among it walls, sometimes gracefully or in exchange of works arts. It is one the reasons why today the Chelsea Hotel has become a myth and a global benchmark for the entire artistic community.
Stanley Bard, last owner and director from 1955 to 2007, embodied the salt and the spirit of the Chelsea Hotel. The survivors of the Titanic stayed at the Chelsea Hotel, this one has initially to be the final point of the cruise. Today, its facade is still adorned of plaques engraved with the names of its most prestigious residents. The Chelsea Hotel was also the scene of many suicides, visitors and residents coming there especially to throw them over the balconies.
« Vertige »: Maurice Renoma, last visitor of the place, present us his imagination around the Chelsea Hotel.
« TRIBUTE TO CHELSEA HOTEL » Stefanie Renoma present us his temporary collection through several photographers, included Frederic Monceau.
Come to discover the exhibition at Renoma’s shop, from Friday, May 29th to Friday, July 31st, in Paris






TEAM CREDITS:
DA : Stefanie Renoma & Raphael Say
Photographer : Frederic Monceau Models : Raphael Say Gwen Pauls & Thomas Signaux Julien Balmain, Alexandre Gauchet and Linus Resenauer Audrey Bouetté, Flora Kaszap Make up : Delphine Perrot Yoan Perez, Alexiane Guyon, Meyloo MakeUp Julie lecoeuvre & Valentina Lee Hair : Laurie-anne Zanoletti Kevin Jacotot Jewels : Christophe Leka

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