SHOWstudio teams with fashion historian and curator Amy de la Haye to celebrate her new exhibition Coco Chanel: A new Portrait by Marion Pike, Paris 1967-1971. The exhibition unearths an incredible new Chanel archive of breath-taking portraits, personal correspondence and photographs kept by the family of artist Marion Pike. The archive and exhibition challenge accepted perceptions of Chanel's later life and personal friendships. In an exclusive interview ahead of the exhibition opening, de la Haye discussed the amazing story behind the archive, her extensive knowledge of Chanel and the process of curating an display of this kind - watch now!
Coco Chanel: A new Portrait by Marion Pike, Paris 1967-1971 is on show at the Fashion Space Gallery at LCF, W1G 0BJ, from 5 September to 15 November 2013 and at Palazzo Morando, Milan, from 7 December 2013 to 2 March 2014.