Dear Shaded Viewers,
Sail by Eley Kishimot on Olympic Star Class Yacht on Thames. This was launched last Thursday. The sail, now adorned with the fine art, was used by Olympics Silver Medal winners lain Percy and Andrew Simpson as part of their training for the Games in Weymouth. "Team GB yachtsman Iain Percy says: "This is a fantastic project and great publicity for our sport, I can't wait to sail one of the Art Sails".
In total, designs by four of the world's top artists are being selected for the first series of 'Fine Art on Sails', to be revealed mid-August before continuing on their global voyage to Art Basel in Miami and the America's Cup.
Eley Kishimoto are planning an exhibition that will open 14 September for fashion and design week incorporating the new S/S 13 collection, ornamental talking pots with Mooncroft, Clarks on the move, and art of Lace Curtains with MYB textiles and other unexpected but fun projects.
ABOUT ELEY KISHIMOTO:
Eley Kishimoto are the shape-shifters of the print world Mark Eley and Wakako Kishimoto who were artistic directors for Paris based fashion house Cacharel between 2008 and 2009