CAMERA READY: Karl Lagerfeld, who is heading to Havana next month to show his cruise collection for Chanel, will also unfurl an exhibition of his photography.
Factoria Habana is to host “Obra en Proceso/Work in Progress” from Thursday to May 12 as part of a monthlong celebration of French culture in Cuba organized by the Alliance Française. The 200 photographs are to be grouped according to the subjects that catch Lagerfeld’s eye most — fashion, architecture and landscapes — and reflect his use of a host of cameras and printing techniques.
Chanel is organizing an opening party for May 1, while the cruise show is scheduled for May 3.
This will be the second exhibit devoted to the designer’s photos. As reported, a an exhibition of Lagerfeld’s photos also will take place at Pitti Uomo in Florence in June.