ABOUT CURATOR

23/03/2018 - 13/04/2018 ISTANBUL'74

Chandler Burr created the New York Times perfume critic's position, which he occupied from 2006-2010. He is author of two non-fiction books on scent, "The Emperor of Scent " and "The Perfect Scent: A Year Inside the Perfume Industry in Paris & New York"; the latter began as an article Burr wrote for The New Yorker called “The Scent of the Nile.”

In 2010 Burr founded the Department of Scent Art (DSA) at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City. His first exhibition as the Department’s curator was The Art of Scent 1889-2012. In 2014 he curated “Hyper-Natural: Scent from Design to Art” at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. He also creates scent dinners around the world collaborating with chefs including Lea Linster, Daniel Boulud, Vito Mollica, and Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
 
He is author of the novel “You Or Someone Like You.”