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Andreas Angelidakis, Center for the Critical Appreciation of Antiquity, 2022, Commissioned by Audemars Piguet Contemporary. © Courtesy of the artist and Audemars Piguet Samantha Welsh enjoyed a…

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Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar and Ali Jassim One is an artist and the other a financier, but in coming together to create a charitable foundation, Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar and patron, Ali Jassim have also…

The Picture, 2002, by Shishir Bhattacharjee. This painting was sent to the exhibition by the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation following collection from the artist For one of the first times in history,…

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The artist doing a yoga pose in front of one his own recent paintings © Maryam Eisler Joel Mesler is one of the hottest names on the East Coast art scene right now. LUX's Chief Contributing…

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The artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar, holding a paint-scraping tool, which he uses for his special peinture raclée technique A new body of work by the French-Iranian artist generates energy on…

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Köken Ergun and Tashi Lama, Nepali Power, 2022 LUX sends Contributing Editor, Samantha Welsh, to report on the opening ceremony of Garden of Ten Seasons at Savvy Contemporary in Berlin At the 59th…

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The world of NFTs combines immense allure and justified apprehension. Still in infancy, it has grown beyond its niche status as the metaverse moves into the mainstream. Fara Bashorun makes his…

Artists from around the world, including Bangladesh, Indonesia and Italy, came together for the Third Majhi International Art Residency in Eindhoven; and their installations on show in the 1918…

Still for VR work Sleepwalking in the Forbidden City, Cai Guo-Qiang, courtesy, Cai Studio, Vive Arts Celina Yeh is the Executive Director of Vive Arts, a platform trying democratise the art world…

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María Berrío, 'Anemochory', 2019 New York City is a buzzing city known for its love and support of art and culture. The city is now making up for lost time since the pandemic and celebrating life…

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© The artist, courtesy of the artist and Gagosian. Photo Mike Bruce. In the mid 1960s, Michael Craig Martin emerged as a key figure in early British conceptual art, later becoming the teacher of…

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Philip Colbert. Air-Ink on recycled A2 Paper Eco-art organisation Platform Earth is creating an exhibition of works by leading artists made from air pollution, at Frieze London. The aim of CARBON…

Over a century after Vincent van Gogh moved to the Provençal city of Arles with the intention of setting up an artists' commune, Maja Hoffmann, Swiss art collector and founder of the city's…

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Robilant + Voena at Masterpiece London 2019, photography Ben Fisher, Courtesy Masterpiece London In his final column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip…

Ice Garden by David Sinclair Over the course of his career, David Sinclair has photographed some of our planet's wildest landscapes and led numerous polar expeditions, working closely with local…

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Portrait of Maxwell Alexandre 2020. Copyright the artist. Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner In our ongoing online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Pongracz profiles rising…

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Sofia Mitsola (Portrait). Courtesy of the artist and Pilar Corrias, London. Photo: Mark Blower. In our new online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Pongracz profiles rising…

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Nets 5 – Pumbley Cove (2019), Shezad Dawood, acrylic and wool on linen, 80 x 100 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Timothy Taylor, London. British artist Shezad Dawood's interdisciplinary practice…

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FLOCK (shown here in the deTour 2020 virtual space) is an interactive artwork by Whatever Inc. and one of Shin Wong's favourites from this year's festival Born in Taipei and raised in New…

Afshin Naghouni in his studio. Photograph by Maryam Eisler Born in Iran, visual artist Afshin Naghouni immigrated to London in his mid-twenties where he began to establish a reputation for his…

Jimi Hendrix, London, 1967, Gered Mankowitz With many national lockdowns reinstated across the globe, the majority of this year's festive shopping is taking place online. Launching her new…

Yayoi Kusama portrait with La Grande Dame x Yayoi Kusama Limited Edition © Yayoi Kusama Contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's artistic impressions of Veuve Clicquot's new vintage La Grande…

The Power Of Black And White, Dennis Osakue, Acrylic & Collage on Canvas, 150cm x 150cm, 2020 Signature African Art, one of Nigeria's leading contemporary art galleries, opened its first…

Installation view of Looking Up, Helaine Blumenfeld's exhibition at Canary Wharf 2020. Photo © Sean Pollock Helaine Blumenfeld OBE is best known for her large-scale public sculptures whose…

Mahi photographed by Annie Guttridge A new generation of photographer-activists are raising awareness of the beauty under the sea, and creating a call to action to save the oceans DEUTSCHE BANK…

Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar. Image by Marko Delbello Ocepek. Iranian-born designer Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar does it all – interiors, architectural design, weddings. Whether large-scale events or private…

Aquajenne in Paradise II Elevator Girls (1996) by Miwa Yanagi. Courtesy Deutsche Bank Collection At the heart of Deutsche Bank’s worldwide art programme is one of the most interesting and diverse…

Marc Quinn in his studio with his work Viral Painting. A Man Tapes Himself to the Colorado Soldiers Monument, Artnet (2020) From his sculpture for Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth to his recent…

Tom Dixon's Fat chairs, Beat pendant lights and Tube table. Image by Peer Lindgreen. Millie Walton speaks to four design leaders – Bentley’s Stefan Sielaff, Gaggenau’s Sven Baacke, Tom Dixon…

Gillian Wearing Lockdown exhibition view: Maureen Paley, London, 2020 © Gillian Wearing, courtesy Maureen Paley, London / Hove Lockdown: a word that's more familiar to most of us now than it was…

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Untitled drawing by Hugo Wilson made with charcoal, black chalk, sandpaper and a sanding machine, paper mounted on aluminium. Photograph by Maryam Eisler London-based artist Hugo Wilson works with…

'La marea bajita' from Diango Hernández's Instopia Instagram project Dusseldorf-based, Cuban artist Diango Hernández has been blurring the lines between the virtual and physical since 2015 with…

Soul Healing by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar This Friday will see the public opening of Rebirth, an exhibition of new paintings and the unveiling of a major public installation by French-Iranian artist…

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Sunset, a limited edition photograph by Cathleen Naundorf. Courtesy of Cathleen Naundorf studio Maryam Eisler Following in the footsteps of Richard Avedon, Irving Penn and Peter Beard,…

darvish Fakhr photographed by Hugh Fox British-Iranian, Canadian-born, American-raised artist darvish Fakhr's multifaceted practice embraces dualities - light and dark, play and solemnity, movement…

'Faye Dunaway, Morning After Winning Oscar', 1976. Photograph by Terry O’Neill, Iconic Images courtesy of Maddox Gallery Over the course of his 60 year career, Terry O'Neill photographed the…

'Butterflies' by James Wilde, MA Photography As the RCA's virtual graduate show comes to a close, LUX explores its diverse offering of curated collections and events Over the last few months, art…

A dining room interior by SKIN. Image by Andrew Miller Photography Founded by interior designer Lauren Lozano Ziol and graphic designer Michelle Jolas, SKIN is a luxury interior design studio that…

Brunello Cucinelli's Spring/Summer 2020 lifestyle collection includes handcrafted ceramic tableware Brunello Cucinelli's latest ceramic tableware collection evokes the warmth and rustic charm of…

Installation view from Huang Yong Ping's exhibition 'Wu Zei' at Musée océanographique de Monaco (represented by Kamel Mennour) The art world has been hit harder than most industries by the global…

London Art Studies offers mini art online art history classes for members London Art Studies is the world's first online arts education subscription website, offering mini video lectures and…

Marc Ferrero in his studio Marc Ferrero's unique practice of 'Storytelling Art' combines aesthetic styles and visual references from different artistic movements and cultures to create striking,…

The exterior of The Standard hotel, Kings Cross. Image by Tim Charles East London-based architecture and design practice Orms masterminded the renovation of Camden Town Hall Annexe in Kings Cross…

Orange peeled with glassware. Image by Patrice de Villiers In this series of interviews conducted in partnership with Gaggenau, LUX speaks to four artists, who are seeking to alter our…

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The Silent Evolution (2009) by Jason deCaires Taylor, at Cancún Marine Park, Mexico. Artist, diver and marine conservationist Jason deCaires Taylor creates mesmerising underwater art that draws…

Steam cooking can preserve the nutritional value and flavour of delicate vegetables such as mushrooms The ancient art of steam cooking has gained new impetus with the revolution in healthy and…

Jean-François Dieterich (left) with Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar at the Villa Cuccia-Noya. The south of France, home to Matisse, Cézanne and Van Gogh, has one of the greatest artistic legacies in the…

Mickalene Thomas with her work Clarivel #6 (2019). Photograph by Maryam Eisler New York-based Mickalene Thomas is an important and innovative voice in the art world. Her dazzling portraits of…

Crown (2006) by Wangechi Mutu. Courtesy of Deutsche Bank Collection One of the key elements of this year’s edition of Frieze New York was to have been an exhibition drawn from the legendary art…

Installation view of 'Works on Paper' by Peter Schuyff at Carl Kostyál Gallery, London Peter Schuyff was a central figure in New York's East Village scene in the 1980s, where he worked for a…

Copyright & courtesy of Senta Simond Art photographer Senta Simond sets out to explore the female image through what she calls her own definition of a woman. She talks us through images from…

Details of paintings by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar gives LUX readers a rare glimpse inside his Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat studio, normally open only to…

Pear Cut (2019) Wolfgang Tillmans © the artist, courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Berlin/Cologne, Maureen Paley, London, David Zwirner, New York, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris The everyday is…

Photogenic Painting, Untitled 75/31, Barbara Kasten. Copyright & courtesy the artist Barbara Kasten is one of the most intriguing and influential photographic artists of the past 50 years. Born…

One of the participating artist's in the process of sculpting marble at the inaugural edition of Jeddah’s Red Sea Sculpture Symposium Saudi Arabia is working hard to rediscover its cultural…

Gaggenau's new combi-steam ovens 400 and 200 series Last week, LUX attended the launch of Gaggenau's new combi-steam ovens, presented alongside underwater artworks by artist Jason deCaires Taylor…

Building Bridges (at the Venice Biennale 2019) by Lorenzo Quinn Italian artist Lorenzo Quinn has been commissioned to create artworks for the likes of the Vatican, the State of Qatar, and the…

Strawberry Greenhouses by Leyla Emektar, a finalist in EEA's photography competition Strawberry Greenhouses (above), is one of the finalists’ entries of the European Environment Agency’s latest…

L'École, School of Jewellery Arts, is housed within the Van Cleef & Arpels headquarters in Paris L'École is a school of jewellery arts based in Paris and supported by Van Cleef & Arpels,…

French designer Philippe Starck. Image by JB Mondino. Legendary French designer Philippe Starck gives Mark C. O’Flaherty his radical vision of the future: a time when designers won’t be needed…

Ellerman House's art collection features nearly 1,000 works Hotels have long housed art collections, and now many are opening their own gallery spaces alongside art-focused programmes to offer…

Italian design studio Draga & Aurel's 'Mimetic Dialogues' took inspiration from the Alpine setting of St. Moritz Earlier this month, the invitation-only design fair NOMAD returned to St.…

Flow Diptych, Part 2 of 2 by Vik Muniz, for the 2019 Ruinart Carte Blanche commission and installed at the Ruinart Art Bar at Frieze London 2019 Brazilian photographer Vik Muniz has responded to…

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Construction view of Los Angeles Water School (LAWS) (2018) by Oscar Tuazon Artists have long explored themes of environmental sustainability in Southern California, but a recent series of…

Ghetto Film School Roster brings together students and industry for a film competition screening and artist showcase of GFS alumni work, here at the Museum of the Moving Image, New York, 2017 The…

Picasso and ceramic (owl) by David Douglas Duncan (Spring 1957), Villa La Californie, Cannes © David Douglas Duncan © Succession Picasso/DACS, London 2019. Courtesy the estate David Douglas…

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The K11 MUSEA features a roof garden where clients can grow their own herbs and vegetables Adrian Cheng has high hopes for the new K11 MUSEA in Hong Kong: to change the way retail, art and culture…

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Installation view of Maturation by José Yaque (2020) at Galleria Continua Roma, St. Regis. Image courtesy the artist and Galleria Continua Founded in 1990 by three friends in the Tuscan town of…

ArtSocial launches art therapy programmes to help disadvantaged children and young people. Image by Justyna Fedec Alina Uspenskaya is the Founder and Director of ArtSocial, a foundation that…

French artist Richard Orlinski is known for his large-scale vibrant sculptures The contemporary art world might turn up its nose at Richard Orlinski's Disney collaborations, but the French artist…

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The Fattorie dei Dolfi estate in Tuscany uses traditional, sustainable practices in its winemaking. Whether cooking or dining, some of our most memorable experiences are steeped in history and…

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'Autumn' (2019), Chloe Ho . Chinese ink and acrylic on cloth Hong Kong-based artist Chloe Ho revives ancient techniques of Chinese ink painting with a contemporary perspective. Following the…

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Rock star turned interior designer Lenny Kravitz created a limited-edition collection for Dom Pérignon The rock star turned interior designer takes the LUX hot seat, and shares a particularly…

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From the 'Water' series by Mustafah Abdulaziz American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz wins the 2019 Leica Oskar Barnack Award with his eight-year project exploring the world's water…

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Lorenzo Uggeri, founder of online art marketplace Kooness.com In 2015, Lorenzo Uggeri swapped his job as an analyst in the steel industry to launch an online marketplace for fine art:…

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'Sunflowers', Vincent van Gogh, January 1889 One of the world’s most famous paintings Sunflowers (1889) has been carefully investigated, explored and restored for Van Gogh and the Sunflowers: A…

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Artist Amani Althuwaini pictured with her work Present Tense. Image by James Houston The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre brings Kuwaiti contemporary art to Venice with a mixed-media group…

Installation view of Tony Cragg, Bust, 2014 from Jerome Zodo Gallery at Masterpiece London 2019, photography Ben Fisher, Courtesy Masterpiece London Ahead of the public opening of Masterpiece…

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'Seriera' 2019 by MTArt represented artist David Aiu Servan-Schreiber Marine Tanguy is the founder of arts talent agency MTArt, which represents the likes of Sarah Maple, Alexandra Lethbridge and…

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A display in LEMA's London showroom. Photography by Emma Lambe Founded in 1970, LEMA still remains family-owned and true to its 'Made in Italy' philosophy. The group collaborates with famed…

Artist Philip Colbert in his studio London-based contemporary artist Philip Colbert works within the self-defined movement of 'Neo Pop Surrealism'. His distinctive, wildly vibrant aesthetic…

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David Hockney byAndy Warhol, ca. 1972, Polaroid © 2018 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Licensed by DACS, London. Courtesy BASTIAN, London Established in 1989 by Celine and…

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