VEUVE CLICQUOT LA GRANDE DAME 2012
BY YAYOI KUSAMA
The iconic Japanese, Yayoi Kusama, artist sends a cheerful message to the whole world by imagining a unique,
joyful and colorful creation specifically made for Veuve Clicquot.
LA GRANDE DAME
It is with its iconic symbols, that Yayoi Kusama adorns La Grande Dame 2012 case and bottle. The opulent flower symbolizes vital energy, love and celebration of life.
The polka dots, Yayoi Kusama’s signature patterns are reworked like champagne bubbles to embody La Grande Dame 2012.
From all my heart, the life of flowers flew away.
My everlasting affection for the flowers,
flew off beyond the universe to show its vitality,
to gaze at the extremes of life.
– Yayoi Kusama
TWO FASCINATING WOMEN,
TWO PARALLEL DESTINIES
Previously in 2006, Yayoi Kusama had already played with her famous polka dots by revivifying the original portrait of Madame Clicquot for a charity auction in Tokyo.
So, the dialogue between the artist and the Maison has never stopped and has reached another milestone in its most inspiring and sharing ways.
LA GRANDE DAME 2012:
THE GLORY OF PINOT NOIR
Madame Clicquot believed that Pinot Noir had the broadest range of expression and potential to create the best champagne.
“Our black grapes give the finest white wines.”