If Hedi Slimane, creative director of Celine, had lived in another era (perhaps a century or two ago), he might have been known as a great patron of the arts. Art history’s greatest benefactors—from the Medicis to Peggy Guggenheim—have heralded new ways of seeing and celebrating beauty. The same might be said of Slimane, who, since joining Celine in 2018, has consistently deepened the French label’s engagement with the contemporary art world.
3 Top Artists Explain How Their Arresting Works Found a Home in Celine's New Boutique
Lucy Skaer, Eli Ping, and Simone Fattal offer a behind-the-scenes look at the works that helped transform the brand’s Miami Design District boutique into a contemporary-art destination.