From February 19 to 23, 2019 Monnaie de Paris houses the Artistes à la Une, Togeth’Her exhibition-sale with 33 artists designing their very own Vogue Paris cover.
Held to support programs in favor of gender equality and women’s empowerment led by UN Women, the project offers 33 Vogue covers deigned by great artists on sale.
ORLAN, Fabrice Hyber, Philippe Pasqua, Subodh Gupta, these artists played the fame and pay tribute to women who rewrote the codes of their time in portraits worthy of Vogue.
Some artists also paid tribute to political figures: Hom Nguyen immortalized Michelle Obama, ORLAN couldn’t choose between Joséphine Baker & Simone de Beauvoir, Agnès Thurnaueur painted Hannah Arendt, Grayson Perry chose Margaret Thatcher a figure already present in his work displayed at Monnaie de Paris.
Other artists made the best of this exhibition to promote other artists: Pilar Albarracin immortalized Carmen, Philippe Pasqua chose Madonna, Pierre Seinturier, Niki de Saint Phalle and Sunmi Kim selected Frida Kahlo!
Free spirit, Subodh Gupta pays tribute to his wife, Mrs. Gupta.
At the end of the exhibition, works will be put on sale by auction house Christie’s for the Comité ONU Femmes France [France UN Women Committee].
From 19 February 2019 to 23 February 2019
Monnaie de Paris
11, quai Conti
75006 Paris 6
Horaires : 11h - 19h du mardi au samedi, 11h-21h les mercredis