The art of perfumery is beautiful and extraordinary. The mysterious, sweet world of aromas irresistibly attracts. This mysterious world has its own history, its own laws and its own traditions. Fragrance is both a means of seduction and a means of enjoyment. Perfume is a kind of magical substance that can take us to another dimension, “lift” us above everyday life. Among all human sensations, there is no sensation more mysterious and elusive than the sense of smell.
Once possessed by a person, the smell can return them to their former feelings after many decades. The mystical essence of fragrances is not subject to strict scientific analysis, nor to poetic liberties, although at all times both science and poetry have tried to comprehend their mystery. The range of the influence of odours on a person is so wide and diverse that people sometimes cannot explain what captivates them with this or that fragrance. This show is about magical and peculiar history of perfumes