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Burr's SE0205 now available at LuckyScent

06th October, 2014

Last week saw the latest fragrance in Chandler Burr's Untitled Series at LuckyScent : S02E05. Burr says "S02E05 has strangely fallen through the cracks. It belongs to one of the most significant collections in the world , and was created by two indisputably world-class perfumers, one of whom I think is similarly under appreciated. It is a…

Chandler Burr's Untitled S02E03 Available now!

23rd July, 2014

For those of you taking part in Chandler Burr's Untitled Series, the third fragrance in series two is now available. As the last scent in the series sold out in less than six hours, you may wish to head on over to LuckyScent now...Chandler Burr says of S02E03:”I'm particularly interested in S02E03 because of its progenitor's impact, vaste…

Untitled S02E02 revealed as Un Jardin Sur le Nil by Hermès

26th June, 2014

Chandler Burr has revealed the second fragrance in the second series of his Untitled Project: Jean-Claude Ellena's Un Jardin sur Le Nil by Hermès. The fragrance was one of the subjects of Burr's The Perfect Scent. On LuckyScent, where the series is hosted, Burr said of the fragrance :...The fact is that it is also one of the seminal works…

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Burr's Untitled S02E02 sold out in six hours

05th June, 2014

As previously announced, Chandler Burr's Untitled series has begun again, this time in partnership with Lucky Scent. The first perfume in series two was launched earlier this year – and the second (S02E02), launched earlier this week, sold out in six hours.Chandler Burr: The Untitled Series is a series for people to experience perfumes wi…

Burr to relaunch Untitled project with Lucky Scent next year

29th November, 2013

Chandler Burr's Untitled perfume project, which was launched in a partnership with OpenSky last year is to be relaunched in 2014 in partnership with LuckyScent. The project allows consumers to experience a currently available fragrance without the baggage of branding, packaging and other prior knowledge. Burr says of the relaunch:We think…

Chandler Burr in conversation at the Illuminum Fragrance Lounge next week

07th November, 2013

Next Wednesday (13th November), as part of a season of installations and exhibitions on Perfume as Art, the Illuminum Fragrance Lounge on London's Dover Street hosts a unique salon discussion with former New York Times scent critic Chandler Burr on the subject of ‘Scent as an Art Medium’.Burr is an American journalist, author and museum c…

Latest OpenSky/Burr scent to be revealed later today (12 Noon EST)

31st July, 2012

Chandler Burr will be revealing the latest fragrance in the OpenSky project at 12 noon EST today. The fragrance was available for sale at the start of the month, without consumers knowing what the fragrance was. Burr describes the fragrance, code-named S01E02 as follows:The verbs available for describing what works of olfactory art can do…

Chandler Burr launches 'Untitled' fragrance project with OpenSky

by Grant Osborne, 29th May, 2012

Chandler Burr has teamed up with OpenSky to launch a new project called 'Untitled'. Starting this Friday, on the first day of every month Chandler will choose a perfume that’s already on the market – it could be something famous, or some obscure niche scent. However, the scent will contain no indication as to what it is - it will have n…

New York's Museum of Art and Design to open dedicated fragrance department curated by Chandler Burr

by Grant Osborne, 09th December, 2010

New York's Museum of Arts and Design announced today that it will launch the Center of Olfactory Art, marking the first time an art museum will dedicate a department to the art of scent. The Center will support exhibition and program development and provide opportunities for audiences to engage directly with prominent artists in the field…

An interview with The New York Times' new perfume critic, Chandler Burr

by Grant Osborne, 22nd August, 2006

Think back to the last time you read about a new fragrance in the mainstream press. Chances are it was short and... well, 'nice'. On the internet it's a different story. Over the last five years or so, sites such as this one and MakeUp Alley have allowed their visitors to review fragrances in great length - positively or negatively. M…