On October 16 the Pinacothèque de Paris – a private museum just behind the Madeleine Church in Paris – will open its doors to a dedicated Karl Lagerfeld exhibition in celebration of the polymath's camera skills.
“People always want to know about my style of photography. I can’t answer that,” says Karl Lagerfeld. “That’s up to viewers to decide. I don’t have a style, but several, or none. You should never stay still, neither in life, nor in fashion, nor in photography.”
The exhibit titled Karl Lagerfeld: A Visual Journey has been curated by Gerhard Steidl and Eric Pfrunder, the latter of which acts as image director for Chanel and is the man who told Lagerfeld to try his hand at shooting the images for a Chanel press kit in 1987. The rest as they say, is history, and the famed fashion designer was catapulted into a new career shooting campaigns for the likes of Chanel, Fendi, Dior Homme and many others.
Karl Lagerfeld: A Visual Journey will feature a range of the 82-year-old's iconic images from his high fashion photography, to architecture, night shots and portraits. It opens October 16 at the Pinacothèque de Paris and will run until March 20 2016.