The list of olfactory art exhibitions this summer includes exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, Edmonton, Den Haag, Lille and more.
Maxwell Williams’ “CNC Musk Factory” will continue through the end of July at Olfactory Art Keller in New York. At the center of “CNC Musk Factory” is “Consent is sexy,” a sculptural artifact surrounded by framed fragments of scented artificial leather behind glass from the Constraint forever series that contain seven new scents created by the artist. (25 Henry St., New York, NY 10002)
Goldie Poblador is showing “Fertility Flowers” until September 2 at the Agnes Varis Art Center in Brooklyn. “Fertility Flowers” is an interactive installation of glass, scent and video that explores the origins and mythologies of several flowers that are native to the artist’s home country of the Philippines. (647 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY 11217)
The Institute for Art and Olfaction (IAO) in Los Angeles is showing “Bagh-e Hind: Scent Translations of Mughal & Rajput Garden-Paintings,” curated by Bharti Lalwani and Nicolas Roth until August 12. (932 Chung King Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90012)
In Edmonton, the Art Gallery of Alberta shows “All Roses Sleep (inviolate light),” an olfactory video by Alana Bartol and Bryce Krynski that blends how bees and humans experience and use the land around us, until October 2. (2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, AB T5J 2C1, Canada)
As part of “Mondrian Moves” at the Kunstmuseum Den Haag, Birgit Sijbrands and Anh Ngo of IFF have created a scent which visitors can sample in the rooms housing the permanent exhibit “Mondrian & De Stijl.” The exhibition, which closes September 25, also features the smells of Mondrian’s studios in Amsterdam, Paris and New York. (Stadhouderslaan 41, 2517 HV Den Haag, Netherlands)
In “Utopia, Le Jardin d'Eden,” Peter de Cupere shows eleven works in two locations in Lille, including the large scratch and sniff sculpture “Flower Fragrum Cardamomi,” until October 2.