art gallery behind gas station

Swiss gallery von Bartha recently announced the opening of a new space in Copenhagen, becoming the first international gallery to…

art installation

Leading art gallery Pace has long pioneered digital innovations in the art world, and recently announced its first dedicated platform…

abstract figurative painting

From prints and paintings to photography and NFTs, the diversity and scale of art world can be daunting to first-time…

Have you ever dreamt of owning an invaluable piece of art history? Now is your chance. Digital asset bank Sygnum…

architectural pavilion in a city

The beauty and purity of form of Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava’s buildings around the world belie the marvels of engineering…

glass vessels

For product designer Tord Boontje, material is all. Whether made from upcycled blankets or crystals, his designs for anything from…

Following the announcement of Sotheby’s Cologne office, artnet’s Vice President and LUX columnist Sophie Neuendorf discusses shifting collecting habits and…

exhibition installation

In his final column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip Hewat-Jaboor shares advice on collecting…

natural ice landscape

Over the course of his career, David Sinclair has photographed some of our planet’s wildest landscapes and led numerous polar…

digital flower

Spearheaded by collector and patron Kamiar Maleki, Present the Future is a hybrid artist residency, that brings together British musician…

immersive art installation

Blue-blooded art dealer Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst has always been known for her creativity. She has now teamed up with Pace Gallery…

landscape painting

As a new solo show of Georgia O’Keeffe’s work opens in Madrid, artnet’s Vice President and LUX columnist Sophie Neuendorf…

Rashid Johnson is a cult superstar among contemporary artists, inexorably leading the cultural narrative. His wife Sheree Hovsepian, herself an…

exhibition installation

Lisa Anderson is an independent curator and the founder of the Instagram account @blackbritishart, which she uses as a platform…

collage artwork

The Stand is a new digital art platform that raises money for charitable causes through curated online auctions, featuring works…

woman looking at colourful artwork

In his second column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip Hewat-Jaboor discusses how art institutions…

vibrant painting of flowers

British artist Orlanda Broom paints lush, saturated landscapes that celebrate the beauty and wilderness of nature. Candice Tucker visited the…

collage artwork

In our ongoing online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Mathisen profiles rising contemporary artists to watch in 2021. Here, she…

art gallery exterior

As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf discusses the cultural shifts caused by…

women looking at art

In his first column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip Hewat-Jaboor discusses the joys of…

artwork in a lobby

Art collector and author Tiqui Atencio is the founder and chair of the Tate Latin America Acquisition Committee and a…

iceberg black and white

As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf discusses how the art industry can…

Art collector and patron Durjoy Rahman founded the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation in 2018 to promote South Asian art and artists…

Phoebe Saatchi Yates is the daughter of art world titan Charles Saatchi and the co-founder of Mayfair gallery Saatchi Yates,…

textured figurative artwork

In our ongoing online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Pongracz profiles rising contemporary artists to watch in 2021. Here, she…

performance art

Independent curator Eva Lin worked alongside French philosopher Bruno Latour and Martin Guinard to select contemporary artists and designers interrogating…

painting of a woman in green

As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf outlines a brief history of women…

interior space

Anne T. Rogers is the founder of Amsterdam-based art consultancy  Culture A, which curates collections and experiences for a range…

Alia Al-Senussi grew up between Egypt, South Dakota, and Minnesota, and is now based in London where she works as…

British artist Antony Micallef’s practice blurs the boundaries between painting and sculpture. His textural artworks are the result of a…

As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Sophie Neuendorf forecasts this year’s…

apple artwork

Danish artist Clara Hastrup graduated from the Royal Academy of Arts in 2020, and is one of the selected artists…

contemporary female nude

In our new online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Pongracz profiles rising contemporary artists to watch in 2021. Here, she…

Art historian Anne-Pierre d’Albis-Ganem is the founder of the Parcours-Saint-Germain-des-Prés, a yearly contemporary art festival in Paris, and the B&C…

In the second edition of her monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Sophie Neuendorf looks back…

LUX Contributing Editor Simon de Pury is also an auctioneer, art dealer, curator, photographer and DJ. He was most recently…

virtual reality

British artist Shezad Dawood’s interdisciplinary practice explores themes around climate change, migration, the history of aesthetics and the nature of…

woman on sofa

Non-profit organisation Association of Women In The Arts was founded with the ambition of providing a networking and mentorship platform…

virtual gallery space

Born in Taipei and raised in New Zealand, Shin Wong is a global creative influencer and this year’s curator-at-large of…

Born in Iran, visual artist Afshin Naghouni immigrated to London in his mid-twenties where he began to establish a reputation…

With many national lockdowns reinstated across the globe, the majority of this year’s festive shopping is  taking place online. Launching…

woman with red hair

Contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s artistic impressions of Veuve Clicquot’s new vintage La Grande Dame 2012 pay tribute to the…

collage artwork

Signature African Art, one of Nigeria’s leading contemporary art galleries, opened its first European location in Mayfair, London in March…

contemporary art

British artist Petroc Sesti has worked together with the likes of NASA and Sir David Attenborough to create striking artworks…

public sculptures

Helaine Blumenfeld OBE is best known for her large-scale public sculptures whose undulating, ethereal forms evoke a sense of fragility…

fish in blue sea

A new generation of photographer-activists are raising awareness of the beauty under the sea, and creating a call to action…

sunken terrace

Iranian-born designer Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar does it all – interiors, architectural design, weddings. Whether large-scale events or private homes, a converted…

black woman shouting

At the heart of Deutsche Bank’s worldwide art programme is one of the most interesting and diverse corporate contemporary art…

protest painting

From his sculpture for Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth to his recent guerrilla monument to replace the toppled bronze of a…

Millie Walton speaks to four design leaders – Bentley’s Stefan Sielaff, Gaggenau’s Sven Baacke, Tom Dixon and Cristina Celestino –…

Lockdown: a word that’s more familiar to most of us now than it was this time last year, and one…

designer at work

The exclusive Chelsea Barracks residential development in London aims to be the epitome of contemporary luxury living. It also draws…

artist studio

London-based artist Hugo Wilson works with drawing, painting and sculpture, combining images and techniques from Old Masters with contemporary references…

contemporary art sculpture

Dusseldorf-based, Cuban artist Diango Hernández has been blurring the lines between the virtual and physical since 2015 with his ongoing…

abstract painting

This Friday will see the public opening of Rebirth, an exhibition of new paintings and the unveiling of a major…

dining table

Since launching in 2015, Hannah Lohan Interiors has developed a reputation for designing uniquely decorative spaces. The studio’s portfolio includes…

fashion portrait

Following in the footsteps of Richard Avedon, Irving Penn and Peter Beard, Cathleen Naundorf is a world renowned photographer who…

Man floating

British-Iranian, Canadian-born, American-raised artist darvish Fakhr’s multifaceted practice embraces dualities – light and dark, play and solemnity, movement and stillness…

black and white portrait man and woman

Over the course of his 60 year career, Terry O’Neill photographed the world’s most famous celebrities, but the true power…

black and white butterflies

As the RCA’s virtual graduate show comes to a close, LUX explores its diverse offering of curated collections and events…

colourful dining room interior

Founded by interior designer Lauren Lozano Ziol and graphic designer Michelle Jolas, SKIN is a luxury interior design studio that…

ceramics on a table

Brunello Cucinelli’s latest ceramic tableware collection evokes the warmth and rustic charm of rural Tuscany, says Chloe Frost Smith Brunello…

installation of octopus on roof

The art world has been hit harder than most industries by the global pandemic, but the industry is adapting quickly…

Computer screen showing art lectures

London Art Studies is the world’s first online arts education subscription website, offering mini video lectures and courses on artworks,…

Artist painting

Marc Ferrero’s unique practice of ‘Storytelling Art’ combines aesthetic styles and visual references from different artistic movements and cultures to…

Luxurious hotel bedroom

East London-based architecture and design practice Orms masterminded the renovation of Camden Town Hall Annexe in Kings Cross for The…

Drawings of bottles

Glasgow-based artist David Shrigley is best known for his playful and humorous illustrations, which are often accompanied by deadpan captions,…

underwater sculptures

Artist, diver and marine conservationist Jason deCaires Taylor creates mesmerising underwater art that draws divers away from delicate coral ecosystems…

Octopus tentacles

The ancient art of steam cooking has gained new impetus with the revolution in healthy and mindful cuisine. Lisa Jayne…

Two men standing on promenade

The south of France, home to Matisse, Cézanne and Van Gogh, has one of the greatest artistic legacies in the…

Artist works in the studio

New York-based Mickalene Thomas is an important and innovative voice in the art world. Her dazzling portraits of African American…

photograph of pink fields

One of the key elements of this year’s edition of Frieze New York was to have been an exhibition drawn…

Gallery exhibition of art

Peter Schuyff was a central figure in New York’s East Village scene in the 1980s, where he worked for a…

Woman's face close-up

Art photographer Senta Simond sets out to explore the female image through what she calls her own definition of a…

A view inside a painter's studio

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

Pear with a slice cut out of its side

The everyday is transformed by the all-seeing eye of German photographer Wolfgang Tillmans “I take pictures, in order to see…

Architectural image

Barbara Kasten is one of the most intriguing and influential photographic artists of the past 50 years. Born in the…

Artist at work sculpting marble

Saudi Arabia is working hard to rediscover its cultural roots, promote contemporary art and establish itself as a cultural destination,…

Exhibition of kitchen appliances

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

Sculpture of hands in a bridge

Italian artist Lorenzo Quinn has been commissioned to create artworks for the likes of the Vatican, the State of Qatar,…

Greenhouses with woman walking

Strawberry Greenhouses (above), is one of the finalists’ entries of the European Environment Agency’s latest photographic competition. Part of a…

Artist desk with lamp, paintings and paints

L’École is a school of jewellery arts based in Paris and supported by Van Cleef & Arpels, offering a luxurious…

Stainglass windows lining a corridor

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

Spider on lake in countryside

Hotels have long housed art collections, and now many are opening their own gallery spaces alongside art-focused programmes to offer…

Design exhibition with contemporary furnishings

Earlier this month, the invitation-only design fair NOMAD returned to St. Moritz for its third edition, showcasing collectible objects and…

Artist portrait of a branch

Brazilian photographer Vik Muniz has responded to Ruinart’s Carte Blanche commission by going back to the roots “A photograph marks…

Woman sitting on leather sofa in a contemporary space

Shirin Neshat’s devastatingly striking art combines dream, reality and an undercurrent of anger and sadness. As a major retrospective of…

Artist installation in the desert

Artists have long explored themes of environmental sustainability in Southern California, but a recent series of devastating wildfires has brought…

Young filmmaker with camera

The inaugural Deutsche Bank Frieze Los Angeles Film Award at 2020’s Frieze Los Angeles recognizes ten young filmmakers who have…

Artist working in his studio vintage photograph

For a special exhibition at Vieux Chalet in Gstaad, Hauser & Wirth brings together ceramics and paintings by Picasso alongside…

Contemporary style kitchen with stools

Of all rooms in the house, kitchens demand the best design for function as well as looks. Cultural critic Stephen…

Installation shot of contemporary art exhibition

Galerie Maria Behnam-Bakhtiar, a new gallery in the heart of Monaco, celebrates its opening with an exhibition of works by…

Rooftop garden in a city landscape

Adrian Cheng has high hopes for the new K11 MUSEA in Hong Kong: to change the way retail, art and…

People standing in water holding boats

This year, Francis Alÿs becomes the seventh artist to receive the Whitechapel Gallery’s prestigious annual Art Icon award in partnership…

Exhibition installation shot

Founded in 1990 by three friends in the Tuscan town of San Gimignano, Galleria Continua now represents the likes of…

Child playing the piano

Alina Uspenskaya is the Founder and Director of ArtSocial, a foundation that supports and establishes arts therapy programmes to help…

Artist sitting by sculpture of a gorilla

The contemporary art world might turn up its nose at Richard Orlinski’s Disney collaborations, but the French artist couldn’t care…

Installation view of exhibition

Following a major exhibition at MoMA at the end of last year, Betye Saar’s latest solo show Call and Response…

Sculpture of a head standing on a counter in a kitchen

Last Wednesday evening the doors of Gaggenau’s Mayfair showroom were locked for a private party hosted by LUX with an…

installation view of artworks on gallery wall

Henrik Uldalen is a self-taught artist, who caught the attention of gallerist Jean-David Malat via his Instagram account. His impasto…

Contemporary portrait painting

Jean-David Malat is part of a new wave of art dealers. Clients include Bono, Kate Moss and Lily Allen, you…

Portraits hanging on red painted wall of a gallery

Tim Walker’s photographs are usually found on the glossy covers and pages of high-end fashion magazines, but his work holds…

Abstract painting with geometric patterns

Argentinian artist Ruben Alterio is known for his large-scale abstract paintings, created in his Parisian studio, two floors up from…

Vibrant abstract painting

Last week saw the opening of Franco-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s latest solo exhibition Extremis at the Setareh Gallery in Düsseldorf…

Hong Kong skyline

LUX Contributing Editor and Hong Kong art and design doyen Alan Lo in conversation with Suhanya Raffel, the director of…

People admiring artworks in a gallery

The launch event of Louis Roederer’s Brut Nature 2012 saw twelve students from the Royal Academy of Arts artistically interpret…

Gold contemporary art piece

Young British artist LouLou Siem’s latest solo exhibition entitled A pregnant woman wishing her child to be beautiful must look…

Open kitchen living space with exposed beams

John Pawson is one of the UK’s most renowned architects, known for his signature white, pared-back aesthetic that celebrates space…

Charging elephants photographed in black and white

Born in Kenya, Mirella Ricciardi has worked as a photographer for over 65 years, shooting everything from high-profile fashion campaigns…

Inside a knife making workshop

Whether cooking or dining, some of our most memorable experiences are steeped in history and heritage. Abi Smith speaks to…

Abstract painting in bleached colours

Favouring themes of conflict, violence and death, renowned Belgian painter Luc Tuymans fulfils the brief of brooding artist, yet his…

Abstract ink painting in black and pink

Navigating the deep waters of the Asian art scene could be treacherous, without a guide such as Calvin Hui. Jason…

Photograph of classical sculptural with human body part draped over

Dutch artist Viviane Sassen is known for her visceral portrayals of the human form in all its beauty and frailty….

A man painting onto an orange wall

LUX Contributing Editor and photographer Maryam Eisler is entranced by Spanish artist Secundino Hernández. Here, she visits and photographs him…

mixed medium ink painting with beige and black ink

Hong Kong-based artist Chloe Ho revives ancient techniques of Chinese ink painting with a contemporary perspective. Following the opening of…

Image of people in a bar with a wolf on the bar counter

Art photographer David Yarrow on his new image of the Pioneer Bar, Cindy Crawford and a wolf We called last…

Vineyards pictured at night with orange sky

Louis Roederer makes what might just be the world’s most famous champagne, Cristal, and a range of others all renowned…

Man and woman standing in the doorway of a museum gallery space

Following the exhibition’s first home at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna earlier this year, Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and…

Render of a timber stacked contemporary structure

Last weekend saw the opening of Odunpazari Modern Museum (OMM), a major new art museum  founded by art collector Erol…

Lenny Kravitz wearing an animal print blazer holding champagne

The rock star turned interior designer takes the LUX hot seat, and shares a particularly fond memory involving a bottle…

Painter's hands using a scraper to shave paint on a canvas

Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s body of exuberant, multi-layered paintings, created with a signature technique that sees each point on the canvas scraped…

two woman standing in front of an abstract artwork at an exhibition

Born in Paris and raised in New York, Laura de Gunzburg is a partner of the exclusive members art club…

Installation shot of racing car photos in black and white against a yellow wall

Ahead of this weekend’s Goodwood Revival, an exhibition of photographs by South African photographer Koto Bolofo celebrating the glamour of…

Photograph of a bare tree in water covered in birds

American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz wins the 2019 Leica Oskar Barnack Award with his eight-year project exploring the world’s water crisis…

colourful mist lit suspended in the air

Standing in front of Olafur Eliasson’s Beauty, a shimmering mist suspended by light, is both a grounding and unsettling experience….

installation view of a contemporary art exhibition

Lawrence Van Hagen set out to start a travel tech company, and somewhere along the way, ended up curating a…

Contemporary light well inside a building made from wooden panels

This September will see the opening of Odunpazari Modern Museum (OMM), a major new art museum in Eskişehir, Turkey. Designed…

Two reflective boxes stacked on top of each other in a white room

In 2015, Lorenzo Uggeri swapped his job as an analyst in the steel industry to launch an online marketplace for…

Painting of erupting volcano

The Watercolour World is an ambitious online project to digitise the world’s watercolours and rescue this all-too-often overlooked but artistically…

Display of Van Gogh sunflower paintings

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

Woman walking towards table wearing a smart dress and holding a parasol

Photographer and LUX Contributing Editor Maryam Eisler’s latest series reimagines a romantic version of the ‘Sublime Feminine’ set amidst the…

Man sitting on the floor in front of sculptures of dinasours

French artist Richard Orlinski is known for his bold, pop-art sculptures, which have appeared at French Grand Prix and on…

Woman walks in front of an artwork fanning herself

The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre brings Kuwaiti contemporary art to Venice with a mixed-media group exhibition by young…

Installation shot of an art fair with guests walking around a sculpture

Ahead of the public opening of Masterpiece London’s 10th edition, we ask the fair’s chairman Philip Hewat-Jaboor for his exclusive…

Installation view of a contemporary art exhibition with round canvases

Last week, Mayfair’s JD Malat Gallery celebrated its one-year anniversary with a summer party and private view of a psychedelic…

Abstract painting of a curved black line

To the majority of people, Dora Maar is Picasso’s lover and his muse, and yet Maar was an innovative and…

Coloured paper cutouts scattered on a wooden floor

German photographer Thomas Demand has become celebrated for his compelling, sometimes shocking, abstract recreations of the everyday. He talks to…

Two women watch water rising up out of a surface in a black room

The Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson famously brought the sun to Tate Modern. He is now returning for a major retrospective…

Painting of a group of young women in a bedroom setting

Frank Cohen is one of the UK’s most renowned art collectors. Since selling his DIY business in 1997, he has…

Ceramic sculpture in a museum

Edmund de Waal is known as a contemporary ceramist, who pushes the preconceived ideas of his discipline, by questioning an…

A naked woman crouched in a green bare landscape with flowers on her spine

When Maryam Eisler, LUX Contributing Editor and author of The Sublime Feminine, visited Iceland the results were spectacular At first…

Artist at work in his studio

Franco-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar, despite a childhood spent escaping war, then living in post- revolutionary Iran and enduring the subsequent…

Artist Philip Colbert pictured in his London studio

In a warehouse in east London, Philip and Charlotte Colbert are creating a world of Pop art and sculpture that…

Portrait of arts management agency founder Marine Tanguy

Marine Tanguy is the founder of arts talent agency MTArt, which represents the likes of Sarah Maple, Alexandra Lethbridge and…

In early 2019, Frieze invited surrealist photographer Trevor Hernandez to point his Instagram-focused lens, @gangculture, at its Los Angeles fair….

Large scale artwork by Turkish artwork Refik Anadol

Space in the hands of today’s artists means not just making sculpture but also whole physical or digital environments that…

Large horizontal drawing of hybrid characters dancing on a table

Nigerian-born, US-based ruby onyinyechi amanze, the official artist of 2019’s Deutsche Bank Wealth Management Lounge at Frieze New York, is…

Sculpture of a family in a domestic setting by artist Cathy Wilkes

Traditionally, art exhibitions have been directed by curators, but now there is a move to hand the reins over to…

Portrait of chinese art collector Kelly Ying

Co-founder of Shanghai’s contemporary art fair Art021, Kelly Ying is considered one of the most influential young art collectors in…

Gallery installation shot showing work by Sarah Morris

Standing in front of one of Sarah Morris‘ expansive architectural grids is a challenging, giddying experience. Confronted with a maze…

American artist Kenny Scharf’s work straddles a line between pop-art, street art and neo-expressionism. Through surreal imagery and humour, he…

This year’s edition of artmonte-carlo brings international galleries to the Côte d’Azur. We speak to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat resident and artist Sassan…

Architectural rendering of luxury beach side villa with a private plunge pool

Dutch designer Piet Boon’s eponymous studio envision every detail of a design from the exteriors to the interiors, lighting and…

Installation shot of a Luc Tuymans exhibition with a small painting between two columns at the top of stairs

Venice is gearing up for the Biennale with a whole host of exhibitions opening up around the city. One of…

Rachel Whiteread sculpture on the edge of a lake in the US

Rachel Whiteread, winner of the 2019 Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon award, has illuminated the world’s art scene with her blazing…

A triptych of three male nudes

Whilst the female body is a commonplace subject in art and historical discussion, representations of the male body remain limited….

Luxury bedroom interiors showroom with double bed and grey armchairs

Founded in 1970, LEMA still remains family-owned and true to its ‘Made in Italy’ philosophy. The group collaborates with famed…

Philip Colbert lobster art installation

London-based contemporary artist Philip Colbert works within the self-defined movement of ‘Neo Pop Surrealism’. His distinctive, wildly vibrant aesthetic speaks…

Installation shot of a gallery exhibition showing digital videos

We live in interesting times – so interesting, in fact, that not only are artists using ever-newer technologies and digital…

Tom Pope performance artist pictured floating in mid air

What do you get when you squeeze all the opulence and exclusivity of a private members’ club into a box about the…

Digital art installation of multiple screens by Victoria Fu

California-based artist Victoria Fu, the official artist of 2019’s Deutsche Bank Wealth Management Lounge at Frieze Los Angeles, is at…

Artist Betye Saar pictured in her studio

As Frieze Los Angeles highlights West Coast art, Andrew Perchuk and Kellie Jones of LA’s Getty Research Institute introduce the…

Portrait of art collector Aeneas Bastian

Established in 1989 by Celine and Heiner Bastian, BASTIAN opened its first gallery in 2007 in Berlin. Now, the gallery has…

Miniature painting by artist Hana Louise Shahnavaz of galloping horses

Are you a scientist or an artist, a genius or a poet? Do you really have to choose? Perhaps humans…

closeup photo of turned on computer monitor

By Greg Williams A LUX x ROSEWOOD COLLABORATION In recent years, ambitious parents have added a further endeavour to the…

close-up photo of SPMTE color bars

By Dylan Jones A LUX x ROSEWOOD COLLABORATION I remember the very first time I met Jonathan Ive [Apple’s chief…

Bird's eye shot of Canary Wharf, London at night with a sunset sky

Once an industrial dockyard, Canary Wharf Estate is now home to London’s most famous skyline of angular glass towers, but…

Swiss sculptor Giacometti's famous collective of female sculptures entitled Women of Venice

Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti is renowned for his figurative sculpture and dedicated exploration of the human condition. His work, in…

Ballet dancers in performance with a male lead

Philippe Sereys de Rothschild, head of the Mouton Rothschild family wine empire, recently inaugurated a new prize for the arts….

Book launch at Hatchard's London with Christmas decorations and guests chatting

Last week saw the launch of author and photographer Hossein Amirsadeghi’s latest book Equine Journeys: The British Horse World at Hatchard’s bookshop…

Watercolour drawing of a nude woman in bridge pose by French artist and sculptor Rodin

Auguste Rodin is best known for his sensual, turbulent sculptures, but he was one of those rare artists, like Picasso,…

Black and white portrait of Ai Weiwei

No longer an outlier from the busy Europe– New York art corridor, Los Angeles is rapidly becoming a serious contender…

Image of an old empty swimming pool with a turquoise surface

Frieze art fair might be over, but London’s still the top destination for art this month, says Digital Editor Millie…

Installation set up around a staircase of a crane holding a glowing yellow planet

Featuring over 300 works by some of the art world’s biggest names alongside emerging artists, Deutsche Bank’s new exhibition space,…

Historical suffragette photograph in black and white of women's parade holding signs with the suffrage message

As we celebrate the 100 year anniversary since women were given the vote in parliamentary elections, Angela Westwater, one of the art…

Performance art scene of people hanging over surrounded by mist and pink lights

As the world’s leading contemporary art galleries come together for this year’s Frieze London in Regent’s Park, Iwona Blazwick, director of…

Neon pink lights spelling Another World in Italics

Artist Tracey Emin and Deutsche Bank are marking 100 years of women’s suffrage with a show of work by female…

Three miniature style paintings hanging on display in a gallery setting

British-Iranian artist Hana Louise Shahnavaz spent 6 years studying the art of traditional Persian painting in Iran under the tutorage of master painter…

view of luxury penthouse suite with wooden decking and outdoor seating areas

In 2006 British entrepreneur John Caudwell sold his pioneering telecommunications company, the Caudwell Group, which included high-street mobile phone retail…

Vibrant mural painting of an angel with sculpture of a colourful man standing in front

When artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar came across a 1960s film by Jean Cocteau, he was stunned to discover they were both…

Facade of the K11 Musea Hong Kong development with roof gardens

Entrepreneur Adrian Cheng and landscape architect James Corner are transforming Hong Kong with a multi-billion dollar development plan. Leading architecture…

A grand hotel reception decorated in purple with gold and black detailing

Jacques Garcia is the master of decadent design. His portfolio includes the likes of Hôtel Costes in Paris, La Mamounia in Marrakech…

Two colourful sculptures of men standing in a lush green garden

Last week saw the private view and opening of French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s latest exhibition. LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai was entranced….

Munch inspired prints by pop art artist Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol first became properly interested in Edvard Munch on a visit to Oslo in 1971, where he spent time…

Smart contemporary lobby area with cream sofas and modern light fitting

Luxury real estate developer Northacre was founded in 1977 by German architect Klas Nilsson. Owner of The Lancasters, a luxe development…

London-based architecture and interior design practise Design Haus Liberty might be a relatively new name in the industry, but it…

Abstract black and white landscape painting by British artist John Virtue

This September, Fortnum & Mason in collaboration with art collector Frank Cohen will present an in-store exhibition of British landscape…

Luxury men's watch with black and red dial

URWERK’s unique approach to high horology has established it as one of the most creative and desirable brands in the…

Every year, the Swarovski Designers of the Future Award x Design Miami/ selects a group of promising designers and studios…

Belgian painter and poet, Henri Michaux stubbornly refuses to fall into any particular category and yet, or perhaps because of…

Ramesh Nair worked under Martin Margiela and Jean Paul Gaultier at Hermès until luxury titan Bernard Arnault came calling in…

Kitchens were once the utilitarian core of the house. Now, leading manufacturers of kitchen appliances are more about architecture and…

Luxury kitchen appliance brand, Gaggenau, gets creative with Brazilian-born artist, Mayra Sérgio, to host an exhibition, ‘Sensorial Shelter’, in their…

Alexander Wang

New York interior designer Ryan Korban has designed retail spaces for  the biggest names in fashion – most recently the…

Florence-born Fawaz Gruosi spent years working with diamond expert Harry Winston in Saudi Arabia, learning the intricacies of the industry from within. In 1993 he launched his own brand, de Grisgono in fine jewellery’s capital, Geneva. Despite his lack of formal training, Gruosi is now widely considered one of the most creatively daring, sales savvy and charming jewellery designers on the modern market. He speaks to LUX about black diamonds, celebrity endorsements and the need for experimentation.

For the launch of her AW16 collection, luxury accessory designer Stefania Pramma teamed up with artist Sara Berman to create a playful installation of handbags and paintings, displayed for one night only in the colourful interiors of 5 Hertford Street’s exclusive nightclub, Loulou’s. Millie Walton spoke to the designer about her inspiration, Italian heritage and obsession with dogs.

Prairie Heritage

Sean Gerrity has a vision, which he is rapidly turning into reality. Through the American Prairie Reserve, of which he…

Footwear from Mary Ching’s Chinese Whispers collection

Art is becoming a luxury good for the elite: but if it does so, it will die. R.J. MALONE takes…

While Hollywood stagnates, Bollywood is thriving. CAROLINE DAVIES charts the exciting progression of an Indian film industry that is going…

It’s the combination of history, hospitality and a superb location in the heart of South Kensington that makes Cranley Hotel…

Head to central Paris and you might just catch a glimpse of Olivia Putman. CAROLINE DAVIES speaks to the designer…

When the photographer ANNA SKLADMANN returned to her parents’ homeland, Russia, she discovered a generation of privileged, sophisticated children. She…

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