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OLIVIER MEYROU’S CÉLÉBRATION

Documentarian Olivier Meyrou was imbedded within the house of Yves Saint Laurent from 1998 to 2001, the designer’s last years at the maison he founded with Pierre Bergé. Unsurprisingly, neither of the principals was in top form during these years of final decline, and—displeased with the results—Bergé suppressed the commercial release of the footage.

Since his death all legal barriers have been cleared, and the paradoxically titled CÉLÉBRATION opened this week in Paris.

CÉLÉBRATION

Through November 20.

MK2 Beaubourg, 50 rue Rambuteau, 3rd, Paris.

Q & A’s with Olivier Meyrou at Beaubourg on November 15 and 20.

MK2 Parnasse, 11 rue Jules Chaplain, 6th, Paris.

Stills from Célébration. Image credit: Hold Up Films.

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