Sotheby’s is auctioning Louis Vuitton Artycapucines, a one-off auction featuring 22 unique artist-designed Artycapucines bags
Presented in a custom LV Monogram canvas Boîte Chapeau, both bag and hat box are signed by the respective artist.
The LV Boîte Chapeau is a modern hat box based on a historical design. Each of these unique boxes is “signed” by the artist, with these customizations ranging from a simple signature to more elaborate artwork.
The 22 participating artists are; Amélie Bertrand, Daniel Buren, Sam Falls, Urs Fischer, Gregor Hildebrandt, Donna Huanca, Huang Yuxing, Alex Israel, Liu Wei, Peter Marino, Beatriz Milhazes, Vik Muniz, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Park Seo-Bo, Paola Pivi, Ugo Rondinone, Tschabalala Self, Josh Smith, Jonas Wood, Kennedy Yanko, Zeng Fanzhi, and Zhao Zhao.
Louis Vuitton will donate the net proceeds of the sale to a diverse range of charities and NGOs, chosen by the respective artists.
Bags were exhibited to the public at Sotheby’s Paris from 1-5 July 2023. The auction ends July 12. Check them all out here.
(Photos, Sothebys, Louis Vuitton; via Sothebys)