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Coco Chanel

[French Designer, 1883-1971]

• Also known as:  Gabrielle Chanel
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    Coco Chanel Works Online    
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteCoco Chanel at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Information about a 2005 Chanel exhibition, with photographs of the designer and her works

Notable SiteCoco Chanel at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Designs from the House of Chanel

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Essay on the artist along with 10 dresses designed by Coco Chanel

California Museum of Photography at U.C. Riverside
Coco Chanel, photographed by Louise Dahl-Wolfe

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK
3 items displayed online

Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris (in French)  
Portrait de Mademoiselle Chanel, 1923, oil painting by Marie Laurencin

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), New York
Evening dress and coat, white sequins and silk, spring 1970

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), New York
Evening chemise, pink silk crepe chiffon, ca.1925

Coco Chanel at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Coco Chanel, 1964, photographed by Henri Cartier-Bresson

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteDesigners' Block (Blog)
Several photographs by Karl Lagerfeld of Coco Chanel's apartment in Paris

Notable SiteFashion Victims (Blog)
Some photographs of Coco Chenal by Horst P. Horst

Chanel Corporate Home Page

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Coco Chanel  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Artnet Magazine
Coco Chanel in her salon, watercolor by Cecil Beaton

Time Magazine
2006 profile from the "60 Years of Heroes" issue

Time Magazine
1998 profile by Ingrid Sischy

Travel and Leisure Magazine
Article on Chanel's favorite haunts in Paris

 
Multimedia:
YouTube - Broadcast Yourself
Coco Chanel parle de l'elegance. Interview with Coco Chanel (in French). Search for "Coco Chanel" to see a variety of other videos related to her or House of Chanel.


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