100% silk scarf, made in Lyon (France) and decorated with a drawing from KIM Jung Gi.
Limited edition, made on the occasion of the exhibition "Venise, sur les pas de Casanova ; de la peinture du XVIIIe à la bande dessinée"; this exhibition is held in the Couvent Sainte-Cécile, in Grenoble, from March 22nd until June 16th, 2018.
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Oh! My! Gosh! This is the Best Thing Ever! A fabulously elegant and versatile large square of creamy silk, with the most unique, impressive illustration, in shades of black, from the inimitable Kim Jung Gi! YEA!! Unanimous unexpected delight!
This scarf, made of Lyon silk, is printed with an original illustration from Kim Jung Gi, and his inspiration was none other than the legendary Giacomo Girolamo Casanova; adventurer, intellectual, scholar, author, troubadour, mathematician and, what else, Oh! yes, famous lover of his era!
The scarf's debut was originally released to coincide with January 2018's Venetian exhibition, "Venise, sur les pas de Casanova ; de la peinture du XVIIIe à la bande dessinée" or, in English, "Venice, in Casanova’s footsteps : from the XVIIIth century painting to modern comics”.
This beautiful scarf is perfect for any occasion, large enough to wrap, tie, knot, drape, fold, muffle, or festoon any garment, any occasion! A simple square of illustrated silk becomes a genuine piece of art, a novel way to incorporate your love of great art and even greater artists into an everyday celebration! A truly indispensable accessory that you will reach for, one of those pieces, the key item which complements your every mood and and ensemble. Yahoo! and it is ART!
You will definitely become adept and adroit in your scarf wrapping technique of choice, as you may just always be compelled to take it off and show those that you think will understand and appreciate how wonderful and unique this piece of wearable art of historic importance really is! Or, conversely, wear as a private secret happiness that you can keep to yourself as is your wont!
SCARF CHARACTERISTICS :
When we ship this product, we supply an extra cardboard box to ensure the scarf avoids any damage during shipment. The final package, when sent, is 29 x 19 x 5cm and weighs 200g.
About the artist
Kim Jung Gi was probably the most famous illustrator in the world, his talent was beyond all human comprehension and was held in the highest of esteem by fans and fellow artists alike. His skills were absolutely incredible. His ability to render extremely complicated scenes near-perfectly from memory, without the aid of references, stretched the boundaries of what many artists believed was possible. He sadly passed away in October 2022.
Click below for a brief introduction to this amazing, truly, 'Must be seen to be believed' artist!