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Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent


Start Date: June 21, 2017

End Date: September 17, 2017

Multi-sensory exhibition featuring ten extraordinary perfumes and their pioneering creators, who have radically changed our perceptions of fragrance over the last 20 years.

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Discover a vibrant new perfume scene, the contemporary cult perfumes shaking up scent culture and the unseen works of art worn on our skin. Contemporary perfume provocateurs are dispensing with traditional high gloss communication concepts, gender boundaries and conventional notions of good taste.

21 Jun – 17 Sep 2017

Somerset House East Wing Galleries

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Mon, Tue, Sat & Sun 10.00-18.00 (last admission 17.00) Wed, Thu & Fri 11.00-20.00 (last admission 19.00) Except 06, 07, 12, 13 & 14 Jul and 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 & 23 Aug when the exhibition will be open 10.00-18.00 (last admission 17.00)