Veuve Clicquot launches ‘Re-Creation Awards’ Design Competition

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On October 1st, Veuve Clicquot launched The Re‐Creation Awards, a new competition with an international judging panel including renowned designer Tom Dixon OBE.

Hosted in ten countries, the contest invites young designers and members of the public to create a limited edition of the Veuve Clicquot Mailbox. The gift box styled like a vintage American mailbox is inspired by Madame Clicquot’s archive letters to her clients, agents and suppliers.

The international winner will see their Mailbox design become the next limited edition for 2015, distributed worldwide, and revealed at Milan Design Week. The designer will also be featured in Wallpaper* Magazine and win 10,000€.

The competition will be judged in each country by the public and a jury of industry leaders, with the UK panel including internationally renowned designer Tom Dixon and Central St Martins Professor Nicholas Rhodes. Two finalists from each country will then be flown to the Hôtel du Marc, Veuve Clicquot’s hotel in Reims, France, for the International Final, judged by an influential judging panel including designers Pablo Reinoso and Ferrucio Laviani.

The competition opens on October 1st and all entries should be made before the deadline of November 15th. Submissions are to be made @ http://www.awards.veuve‐clicquot.com.

Check It Out @ Veuve Clicquot “Re-Creation Awards”!!!

More information can be found at the Veuve Clicquot Facebook page http://www.Facebook.com/veuveclicquotinternational

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Dorothy Iannone’s Erotic and Postfeminist Art Works

Dorothy Iannone – Innocent and Aware

Take a glance at Dorothy Iannone‘s Erotic and Postfeminist Art Works at Camden Arts Centre, London.

With Art NouveauNaive and African Art influences, the exhibition offers a wide range of picturesque and junoesque women.

In her works it is easy to find out her primary sources . She was inspired by Gustav Klimt erotic bodies and Henri Rosseau ‘naive’ girls in the savannah.

Her works are a frank celebration of free eroticism and libertinage.

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 Try to guess the famous people depicted by Dorothy Iannone in the last picture of the gallery who are:

1.  A famous British film maker

2. A  president of the United States and his glamourous wife 

3. A renowned king of United Kingdom 

Post your comments below!

An exhaustive and complete review of the exhibition is coming soon…

(Photographs courtesy of Camden Art Centre Press Office).