get your guerlain

The Museum of Art and Design in New York will be featuring an exhibit on classic Guerlain scents until February 24, 2013 as part of the Art of Scent exhibit.

2 Columbus Circle

The newly-minted institute for art and olfaction in Los Angeles is currently looking for scent artists to fill their first roster of artists in residence. Deadline is February 1, 2013. We can’t wait to smell the new work.

steam, scent & strangers

A couple of years ago, LA-based artist Michael Parker created Steam Womb, an immersive, interactive scent installation. Think of it as an urban social event at the intersection of hot-tubbing and clubbing. Every winter, Parker opens his downtown studio for steam season, an opportunity to crawl inside of a mirrored disco egg sculpture, get sweaty with strangers and experience the odd womb-like space enhanced by a DJ and “herb jockey.” Sounds, scents, and strangers are ever-changing. Check out this article and video. photo (1)

Scent Art in Kansas City

Norwegian-born artist, Sissel Tolaas is staging a new project that maps the smellscape of Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri through an interactive, mobile journey starting this Friday.

“Sissel Tolaas: SmellScape KCK/KCMO (2007-2012)”
Sept. 7-Oct. 31

Reception: 6-9 p.m. Friday
Artist talk: 1 p.m. Saturday
Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and by appointment.
1819 Grand Blvd. (816-421-6887)