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Fresh off Raf Si­mons’s BAZAAR in­ter­view, fea­tur­ing Au­tumn/ Win­ter ’13 pieces com­ple­mented by the art of Robert Longo, comes the an­nounce­ment of Dior as the lead spon­sor of the 2013 Guggen­heim In­ter­na­tional Gala. This year, the an­nual ben­e­fit hon­ours artists James Tur­rell and Christo­pher Wool, whose ret­ro­spec­tive will be pre­sented at the Guggen­heim Mu­seum from Oc­to­ber 25 to Jan­uary 22, 2014 and will be on view dur­ing the gala. “I am de­lighted that the house of Dior is work­ing with the Guggen­heim Mu­seum – a tem­ple of mod­ern ar­chi­tec­ture and a cul­tural and artis­tic in­sti­tu­tion of in­ter­na­tional stature,” said Si­mons. “It is a great hon­our to be part of the celebration of two mon­u­men­tal creators’ ca­reers, James Tur­rell and Christo­pher Wool, both among the artists I most re­vere and ad­mire.” www.guggen­heim.org

Dior makes its mark amid the thought-pro­vok­ing artistry housed in the Guggen­heim.

Mi­nor Mishap, silkscreen ink on linen, 274.3cm x 182.9cm, 2001, Christo­pher Wool

Un­ti­tled, silkscreen ink on linen, 228.6cm x 152.4cm, 2001, Christo­pher Wool

Dior Cruise ’14

Un­ti­tled, enamel on linen, 243.8cm x 198.1cm, 2010, Christo­pher Wool

The Seren­ity col­lec­tion, re­flects nat­u­ral lines Royal Se­lan­gor

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