Louis Vuitton Launch The Must Have Art-Inspired Bags Of The Year - A Jeff Koons Collaboration

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Louis Vuitton has a longstanding collaborative history with iconic artists: Stephen Sprouse (remember those graffiti bags?) Taskashi Murakami, Richard Prince, Cindy Sherman and most recently Frank Gehry, who designed the incredible striking Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris.

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This morning, the brand announced its latest collaboration with blue chip artist, Jeff Koons — he of ballon animal fame. One of the most widely recognised contemporary artists of our time, Koon's most notable works include the 40-inch stainless steel sculpture, Rabbit; a 40ft tall West Highland Terrier made out of flowers; and a porcelain sculpture of Michael Jackson and his pet chimpanzee, Bubbles.

The collection for Louis Vuitton comes from Koon's 'Gazing Ball' series and features hand-painted reproductions of works by the greats (Da Vinci, Van Gogh, Titian and Rubens) transposed onto the brand's most well-known bags: the Speedy, the Neverfull and the Keepall.

The collection will be available from Louis Vuitton's New Bond Street store on 28th April. To find out more click here.

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