Shawn Kolodny and House of Creed: A Fusion of Art and Fragrance at Miami Art Week 2023

A Night of Artistic Fusion: Kolodny and Creed at Miami Art Week
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Shawn Kolodny and House of Creed: A Fusion of Art and Fragrance at Miami Art Week 2023

December 6, 2023 – Last night, the luxurious Esmé Miami Beach Hotel was the center of a unique celebration. The House of Creed, renowned for its exquisite fragrances, and visual artist Shawn Kolodny, known for his immersive installations, came together to celebrate a year of creative collaboration. The event, set against the backdrop of Miami Art Week 2023, showcased Kolodny’s contributions to the House of Creed’s global presence and his new public sculpture in Miami Beach.

A Night of Elegance and Creativity

The private event was an embodiment of luxury and artistic expression. Among the esteemed guests were Jordan Watts of Love Watts, artist Olive Allen, model Ellen Alexander, artist Talia Zoref, and Zach Iser, all enjoying the rhythms set by DJ Anna de Ferran. The gathering marked a significant moment for both Kolodny and Creed in their journey of artistic synergy.

Artistic Installations: Reflecting the Essence of Creed

Shawn Kolodny's work for the House of Creed’s holiday window displays in over 30 locations worldwide, including Miami's Design District store, brought a new dimension to the brand’s visual presentation. His installations, renowned for their geometric beauty and reflective qualities, perfectly complemented Creed's distinguished fragrances.

A Scented Sculpture: A New Landmark Near Miami Beach

The highlight of the evening was the unveiling of Kolodny’s new public sculpture on Española Way and Drexel Avenue, near Miami Beach. This large-scale work, inspired by the natural world's vibrancy and movement, not only offers a visual feast but also features the unique element of being scented by The House of Creed’s Carmina fragrance. This innovative combination of art and scent creates a multi-sensory experience for viewers, available for public viewing until May 10, 2024.

Shawn Kolodny: An Artist’s Reflection

Speaking at the event, Shawn Kolodny expressed his admiration for Creed’s craftsmanship and heritage. “The synergy between my art and Creed’s fragrances lies in our shared dedication to perfection and the pursuit of beauty,” Kolodny remarked, emphasizing the common ground between his art and Creed's fragrances.

Where to Experience the Fusion

Art enthusiasts and fragrance aficionados can experience this unique collaboration at the Creed Miami Design District Boutique and the newly unveiled public sculpture. These installations promise to offer an immersive experience that bridges the gap between visual art and olfactory artistry.

About Shawn Kolodny

With a career spanning 15 years, Kolodny has become a prominent figure in the art world, creating installations that explore the intersection of nature, design, and self-reflection. His works, characterized by playful, reflective steel spheres, invite viewers to engage with their surroundings in imaginative and meaningful ways.

About The House of Creed

The House of Creed stands as a testament to luxury fragrance creation, tracing its origins back to 1760. With a commitment to using rare, natural ingredients, Creed continues to lead in the fragrance industry, combining artistry with perfection in every scent they create.

The collaboration between Shawn Kolodny and The House of Creed at Miami Art Week 2023 was more than just an event; it was a celebration of the harmony between visual art and fragrance, showcasing how two distinct artistic disciplines can come together to create something truly magical and memorable.