The alternative small run publication has often dazzled, always relentlessly focused on changing the way we look at the printed page. Looking haughtily over its shoulder to fleur's flair, Visionaire rolls up its sleeves, cups its hands to its mouth, flexes it muscles... Oh, I could go on all day... And whispers, "The eyes have it."

David Bowie

Visionary Publications

Visionaire is the highly collectible, multi format, luxury art and fashion publication based in New York City. Published three times a year in limited quantities since 1991, this ground-breaking periodical creates an interactive and multi-dimensional reader experience. Each issue is created in collaboration with contemporary artists, fashion designers and creatives from around the world, including Mario Testino, Louis Vuitton, Diana Vreeland, Cindy Sherman and  David Sims to name just a few. 

The present lot is comprised of thirty issues ranging from 1996 to 2010. The complete list is as follows:

  • 18 Fashion Special, Louis Vuitton — Louis Vuitton signature canvas case with loose pages
  • 21 Deck of Cards / The Diamond Issue — Vinyl case with deck of playing cards inside
  • 26 Fantasy — Round cardboard case with loose round card-stock pages
  • 30 Game, Louis Vuitton — Signature printed plexi glass case with a leather rope tie closure with a Louis Vuitton compass, a set of 16 blocks inside
  • 31 Blue, Levi's — Cotton denim jacket with printed posters inside a cardboard box
  • 32 Where?, Hermes — Leather case with pencil and paper postcards
  • 33 Touch, Fendi — Metal case with loose printed cards in pony skin
  • 34 Paris, Hedi Slimane for Dior Homme — Metal case with printed book inside
  • 35 Man, Mario Testino — Vinyl sleeve with printed book
  • 36 Power — Plastic case with printed book
  • 37 Vreeland Memos — Cotton cloth wrapped cardboard case with printed book
  • 38 Love — Cardboard case with bag
  • 39 Play — Wooden case with series of 16 small printed books inside
  • 40 Roses, David Sims — Printed book
  • 41 World — Cotton bag with printed book
  • 42 Scent — Vinyl case with printed book and 21 sample vials of perfumes
  • 43 Dreams — Cardboard case with printed book
  • 44 Toys — Five toy figurines
  • 45 Toys — Five toy figurines
  • 46 Uncesnsored, Mario Testino — Plexi case with printed book
  • 47 Taste — Vinyl case with printed book and dissolvable gel taste strips 
  • 48 Magic, Van Cleef & Arpels — Series of printed lenticular cards
  • 49 Decades — Cardboard case with 12 printed booklets
  • 50 Artist's Toys — Plastic toy figurines
  • 51 Harmony (silver edition) — Plastic case with cardboard puzzle pieces
  • 52 Private, Louis Vuitton — Plastic case with cardboard puzzle pieces
  • 53 Sound — Series of 6 vinyl records and 2 CDs
  • 54 Sport, Lacoste — Series of 4 sets of 3 cotton polo shirts in vinyl cases
  • 55 Surprise — Series of printed pop-up images
  • 57 2010 — Mini digitial disply with plug

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