Pioneering entrepreneur and philanthropist Nachson Mimran has a show of his black and white photography at the Leica Gallery in London's Mayfair. Compelling for many reasons, says LUX Editor-in-Chief…

Picasso, Miro, Dali, Richter, Braque: supreme Bordeaux Chateau Mouton-Rothschild has had them all, and many more, create its wine label over the decades. Candice Tucker speaks to Julien de…

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A powerful show at one of Europe's most spectacular philanthropic art foundations showcases the works of one of the 20th century's most provocative image-makers A complex comprising a converted…

Polaroids of artworks at home by Hafsa Alkhudairi Contemporary art lead for AlUla, Hafsa Alkhudairi, delves into the lives of the pieces in her family's collections. Writing from the artworks'…

Edoardo Monti In the seventh part of our Italy art focus series, curated by Umberta Beretta, LUX speaks to Edoardo Monti, who at 26 established an artist residency at his family's 13th-century…

La Ferita (The Wound), 2021, by JR at Palazzo Strozzi In the sixth part of our Italy art focus series, curated by Umberta Beretta, LUX speaks to Arturo Galansino, director of the public-private…

Beatrice Trussardi, President of the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi and founder of the Fondazione Beatrice Trussardi In the fifth part of our Italy art focus series, curated by Umberta Beretta, LUX…

Gemma De Angelis Testa A desire to connect artists and art lovers led Gemma De Angelis Testa to establish ACACIA in Milan in 2003 and to instigate the ACACIA award. Here, she speaks to LUX about…

Giovanna Forlanelli Rovati in the Sala Ontani. Photo by Giovanni de Sandre via Fondazione Luigi Rovati LUX speaks to Giovanna Forlanelli Rovati At the Fondazione Luigi Rovati in Milan, where she is…

Mera and Don Rubell in front of When You See Me Again It Won’t Be Me (from the “Broadwaybrätsch/ Corporate Abstraction” series), 2010, by Kerstin Brätsch Mera Rubell and her husband Don…

Kate MccGwire is a British artist whose childhood on the Norfolk Broads inspired her to create art around landscapes and wildlife. Often collaborating with fashion brands, MccGwire recently produced…

Stacey Gillian Abe, Whispers Of Sorghum, 2023 The renowned British curator behind the hit art show 'In the Black Fantastic', Ekow Eshun, speaks to Candice Tucker about his curatorial process and…

Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo In the first part of our Italy art focus series, curated by Umberta Beretta, LUX speaks to Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo who founded her fondazione in Turin in…

Italian art collector and philanthropist Umberta Beretta Italy’s contemporary art scene is blooming. After decades of being perceived as a museum of the past, the home of the Renaissance is…

The architectural intricacies of the Parnham House estate, with an almost hidden Stephanie Bolam. Photograph by Maryam Eisler Human, natural and built landscapes, ancient and modern, come together…

Aurelie Cauchy and Leslie Ramos, founders of The Twentieth © Juan Cuartas Rueda Leslie Ramos and Aurelie Cauchy are co-founders of The Twentieth, a pioneering art advisory that focuses on…

Sophie Neuendorf, Vice President of Artnet and Senior Contributing Editor at LUX Sophie Neuendorf, Vice President of Artnet and LUX Senior Contributing Editor, turns her insider’s eye to emerging…

Ricky Burrows in a moment of pause © Maryam Eisler Ricky Burrows, the Brooklyn-based artist originally discovered by Rashid Johnson, speaks to LUX's Chief Contributing Editor, Maryam Eisler about…

Millie Jason Foster, co-founder of Gillian Jason Gallery Whilst art has often been perceived as a feminine subject, particularly in schools, men are disproportionately more successful than women in…

Founders of Shrine Empire Shefali Somani (left) and Anahita Taneja (right) Anahita Taneja & Shefali Somani founded Shrine Empire in 2008 with a mission to support South Asian artists. Here the…

The exterior of Albion Jeune gallery with installations from I Want to Believe by Esben Weile Kjær Lucca Hue-Williams has opened Fitzrovia's newest gallery, Albion Jeune. Here, LUX speaks to the…

Durjoy Rahman, founder of the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation A philanthropic foundation from Bangladesh is creating powerful ties between art and culture in East and West, with a nexus in Italy. Greg…

The Hepworth Wakefield Museum which will acquire the work of the winner of the second edition of the Spirit Now London Acquisition Prize, supporting young female artists Now in its second year, the…

Aliya and Farouk Khan Over the last 25 years Aliya and Farouk Khan have been carefully curating a collection of art works by prominent first generation Malaysian contemporary artists. Known as The…

Yinka Shonibare at the Guest Artists Space Foundation, Lagos, one of two artist residencies he has established in Nigeria The Birtish-Nigerian artist and philanthropist is the official artist of,…

Sundaram Tagore. Photo by Paul Terrie. Photo courtesy of Sundaram Tagore Gallery Art and culture is part of gallerist Sundaram Tagore's DNA, coming from one of India's leading creative families.…

Dilara Begum Jolly, Parables of the Womb. Image courtesy of the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation Barrister A B M Hamidul Mishbah, who specialises in Intellectual Property (Copyright & Visual Art)…

Jamiu Agboke A recent exhibition spotlighted some of the most exciting young artists based in Britain. The twist? It happened in Paris. Artists photographed by Isabella Sheherazade Sanai It is no…

Hilary Weston, at home in Windsor As co-founder of Windsor, a private residential community along Florida’s Treasure Coast, Hilary Weston is also Creative Director of The Gallery at Windsor. The…

"Roth Bar” Hauser & Wirth St Moritz, 2022-2023, by Björn, Oddur and Einar Roth As Vice President of Artnet, LUX Contributing Editor Sophie Neuendorf has a unique view of upcoming events in…

Patrick Sun at the exhibition “Myth Makers – Spectrosynthesis III”, JC Contemporary, Tai Kwun, Hong Kong One of Asia's bravest, most significant and most understated art philanthropists,…

Couple of Sip, 2014 Bangladeshi contemporary artist Shimul Saha experiments with a broad range of unique mediums. Here, Charlie Sokol explores how Saha shows concepts of health, political and…

Oliver Wenden, Vice President & CEO of the Prince Albert II Foundation standing with artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar next to his specially created human-sized enamel sculpture. Photo by David M.…

Left to right: Philanthropist Durjoy Rahman with collector Maria Sukkar and LUX Editor in Chief, Darius Sanai In the fourth of our series of online dialogues, Maria Sukkar, one of the most…

Sana Rezwan at Barwara Kothi, Jaipur Sana Rezwan is a thoroughly modern entrepreneur and philanthropist, living and working in London, then New York, before recently moving back to her native…

Part of a VR series that Beeple released for free public use. Courtesy of W1 Curates Mike Winklemann, AKA Beeple, shot to fame after his digital artwork EVERYDAY: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS became the…

Vik Muniz, Woman of Algiers, after Pablo Picasso (Surfaces), 2022 Brazilian artist and photographer Vik Muniz's most recent series Surfaces is currently on display in the FOTOCUBISMO exhibition at…

Dinner at the ceremony for the Richard Mille Art Prize, against the spectacular backdrop ofLouvre Abu Dhabi One of the art world’s most prestigious awards, the Richard Mille Art Prize in…

The Four Seasons, 2021, by Idris Khan, in the lobby of the Deutsche Bank Center, New York With Preview Day of Frieze New York underway, Will Fenstermaker discovers a stunning and carefully curated…

Left to right: Darius Sanai, Audrey bazin, Maria Sukkar, Frédéric Rouzaud, Rita Kamale, Nadja Swarovski and Brandei Estes A crowd of the leading movers and shakers from the worlds of art and…

Red Dahlias by Cig Harvey Graham Nash, of legendary music trio Crosby Stills and Nash, is a major collector of modern photography. As this year’s Photo London fair gets underway, we speak with…

Matthew Krishanu with Riverboat, in 2021. Photograph by Jean-Noël Schramm British-Indian artist Matthew Krishanu's paintings offer a nuanced exploration of cultural identity, memory, and personal…

Estenopeica Digital I by Javier Hinojosa, 2022 Fariba Farshad is co-founder of Photo London which since its inception eight years ago has become one of the most respected photography fairs in the…

The conversation between Durjoy Rahman and Sam Dalrymple took place over Zoom. We have used artistic licence to create the photo montage above In the third of our series of online dialogues, Sam…

The 2023 edition of Art Dubai will feature 24 Dubai-based galleries, the largest number the fair has ever had, reflecting the continued growth of Dubai’s artistic ecosystem and its increasing…

Left to right: Kamruzzaman Shadin, Salma Moushum, Sangeeta Jindal and Durjoy Rahman The Asia Society India Centre hosted their first in-person event since COVID-19 for the The 2023 Asia Arts Game…

Il Etait Une Fois, Le Nord-Pinus by Maryam Eisler Maryam Eisler - the photographer behind many of LUX’s artist covers, including our most recent KAWS cover- continues her fascination with the…

For the winter 2023 issue of LUX, rising star photographer Angie Kremer captured the stars of an emerging Parisian creative scene. Her evocative images and her interviews with these individuals…

William Rand and Rene Ricard 1988, Rand Studio NYC 1988. Photo by Will Daley © Estate of Will Daley William Rand, has dedicated his latest book, 'Rene' to the life of his friend, tumultuous artist…

Togetherness, 2022, by Leilah Babirye, at the PAF’s ‘Black Atlantic’ exhibition, 2022 As the art world gets moving for Asia's first major fair of 2023, the new Art SG in Singapore, we asked…

A record-breaking sale at a German auction house is reverberating around the European art market, says Sophie Neuendorf Sophie Neuendorf The 1943 striking self-portrait was hammered down for…

Axion, 2022 by Christopher Bauder. The Royal Commission for Riyadh City is transforming the capital into a local and international art hub Nouf Almoneef of Noor Riyadh speaks to LUX about creating…

Durjoy Rahman with Bose Krishnamachari, president of Kochi-Muziris Biennale, and Ralph Rugoff, director of the Hayward Gallery, at the launch for the DBF-KMB Award and Lecture Series, Venice, April…

Light Horizon by artist Sabine Marcelis in Wadi Namar, part of the Noor Riyadh Festival 2022 Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, has not been a city you would associate with art. Yet it has just…

Andy Warhol's polaroids framed at Bar Nineteen12 at The Beverly Hills Hotel To be a fly on the wall at Studio 54, privy to Hollywood glamour and New York nightlife, during Warhol’s heyday is now…

“This is one of my favourite areas of the house, as we often have meals or work together at this table. In the mornings, the sunlight as it hits the pool is reflected on the walls and ceilings.…

Liza Essers and Durjoy Rahman in discussion at Goodman Gallery, Mayfair, London In the first of our series of online dialogues, Liza Essers of Goodman Gallery and South South speaks with…

Louis Roederer CEO Frédéric Rouzaud, Prize judges and LUX contributing editors Maria Sukkar and Maryam Eisler, Prize winner Akosua Viktoria Adu-Sanyah, judges Carrie Scott and Brandei Estes, and…

Studio detail with glitter tondo. Photo by Maryam Eisler LUX's Chief Contributing Editor, Maryam Eisler, visits Peter Dayton to photograph and interview the East Hampton-based artist at his studio.…

Whose Sari Now, 2007, by Charles Pachter On the 75th anniversary of the end of British rule in India, LUX’s Maya Asha McDonald speaks to Durjoy Rahman, Bangladeshi philanthropist, art collector…

Missing Home, Adolf Tega in collaboration with Qaqambile Bead Studio Whilst you most likely have heard 1-54 is celebrating its 10th year in London at its flagship event at Somerset House, LUX casts…

Portrait of artist Shezad Dawood at the sea’s edge in East Sussex Shezad Dawood is seven years into 'Leviathan', a mammoth multidisciplinary project centred around our changing oceans. Maisie…

One of Australia's most well-known photographer's Sean Scott is best known for his underwater, sea-life and ocean photography. Here he tells LUX about his draw to the oceans and his new…

Eric Fischl and his painting Sign of the Times. Image courtesy of Maryam Eisler Internationally acclaimed American painter, Eric Fischl is not only creating some of the most iconic and…

Lost at the Beach. Image courtesy of the artist New York-based architect-turned-artist Erin O’Keefe plays tricks with our perceptions with her photographs that look like graphic paintings. The…

Sunil Gupta standing amongst his works from Arrival series, 2022 Photographer, writer, curator and activist Sunil Gupta has explored issues of racism, sexuality, migration and inequality in his…

Temperley children and friends reading Clara and the Magic Circles in Diana’s log cabin. Image courtesy of Maryam Eisler Cavan Mahony, author of Clara and The Magic Circles children's book,…

Founder of Fondation Thalie, Nathalie Guiot The Brussels-based French founder of Fondation Thalie is from one of France’s biggest retail families. Nathalie Guiot speaks to LUX about the need…

Milton Avery, Two Figures on Beach, 1950 In our ongoing online monthly series, LUX’s editors, contributors, and friends pick their must-see exhibitions from around the globe Péjú Oshin,…

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…

An NFT from Tezos They’re being shown at Basel, included in Venice: let’s see what the data tells us about NFTs and their long-term potential. Our contributing editor and columnist Sophie…

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…

Alissa Everett California born, Nairobi based artist, Alissa Everett has visited over 130 countries and since 2003 has been covering and photographing conflict and ethnic issues that still remain…

Nicholas Party portrait, 2022 In our ongoing online monthly series, LUX’s editors, contributors, and friends pick their must-see exhibitions from around the globe Umberta Beretta,…

Left to right: Frédéric Rouzaud, Maria Sukkar, Maryam Eisler, Akosua Viktoria Adu-Sanyah, Carrie Scott, Brandei Estes, Darius Sanai The Louis Roederer Photography Prize for Sustainability was…

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…

Artist Jared Owen during his residency at the World Trade Center. Photo by Josh Katz With the support of Silverstein Properties, Silver Art Projects was founded by Cory Silverstein and Joshua…

Cameron Diaz on Patio, Mission Santa Barbara, California ©1995 George Holz American photographer George Holz, known for his fashion and celebrity portraiture, was once the assistant to the iconic,…

'My path is full of petals- I have not swept it for others.' Image courtesy of Sol Golden Sato Born in Malawi, Sol Golden Sato is a London-based artist who incorporates philosophy into his…

A bold new series of paintings by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar are inspired by the artist's childhood memories of fields of flowers in the mountains of north Tehran. To Behnam-Bakhtiar, these flowers are…

'James Turrell' installed at Pace Gallery, 6 Burlington Gardens, London. From left: Sagittarius (2019); Cassiopeia (2019); Pegasus (2019). Photograph by Damian Griffiths James Turrell's practice…

Installation view of 21st Century Women curated by Fru Tholstrup and Jane Neal at Unit London, Mayfair Marking the centenary since some women won the right to vote in Britain, London's newest…

Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar's latest exhibition responds to the work of French polymath Jean Cocteau. Virginia Blackburn travels to the Cote d’Azur to meet the artist and his muse “The sea,”…

Frida Kahlo with Olmec figurine, 1939. Photograph Nickolas Muray. © Nickolas Muray Photo Archives Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up is an examination of the creation of an artist - and a person, -…

S.H. Raza, Sienne Port, Oil on canvas; 1960. Image courtesy: Piramal Museum of Art The first major exhibition of Sayed Haider Raza since his death in 2016, S.H. Raza: Traversing Terrains…

Henrik Uldalen at work in the studio The JD Malat Gallery opens with an exhibition by an artist discovered on Instagram Jean-David Malat is known for championing emerging artists, although with some…

Gerhard Vormwald, Thomas mit Messlatte, 1980, Gelatin silver print photography, 30cm x 30cm Courtesy Prince House Gallery photo basel is Switzerland's first and only international art fair…

Dead End, 2015 by Mouna Rebeiz Mouna Rebeiz in the studio French-Lebanese artist Mouna Rebeiz lives and works in London and is debuting her second solo show in the capital at the Saatchi…

Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar in the studio French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar's latest exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery is refreshingly uncontroversial. And that's the point. Aptly titled…

French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar with his work 'Guardians of Life' 2017, at his solo exhibition 'Oneness Wholeness' This week saw the London opening of Oneness Wholeness, a much-awaited…

Egon Schiele, Mother and Daughter, 1913 © Leopold Museum, Vienna It's the 100th anniversary of Austrian painter, Egon Schiele's death and despite his short life (he died at the age of 28), he…

William Eggleston, Memphis, 1965–68. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Promised Gift of Jade Lau. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London/Hong Kong American photographer William…

A prominent member of the charitable Pearly Kings and Queens Society, Doreen Golding as featured in 'Voices East London' by Maryam Eisler Maryam Eisler is a busy woman; co-chair of the Tate’s…

The Giant (Le Géant), 1937. Paul Nougé (poet and founder of surrealism in Belgium) on the Belgian Coast by René Magritte. Courtesy Brachot Gallery, Brussels Whilst René Magritte is best known…

Eran Hadas, Tel Aviv-based new media artist, poet and experimental software designer Tel-Aviv based poet Eran Hadas uses his skills as an experimental software developer to build ‘augmented…

3D lenticular print of a slipper orchid from the 2016 series ‘Naturalium’ by Rob Munday, launched at Photo London 2017 How would you like your children’s portrait done – in oils,…

‘Dark Waves’ by teamLab, the Japanese interdisciplinary group that brings art, technology and nature together, at their 2017 Pace London exhibition Transcending Boundaries Pace Gallery, under…

Portrait of a Berber woman by Ghizlan El Glaoui Moroccan artist Ghizlan El Glaoui, daughter of renowned painter Hassan El Glaoui and granddaughter of Thami El Glaoui, the last Pasha of…

“Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon,” 2017. Exhibition View: New Museum. Photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio The New Museum is well known for its radical programme of exhibitions…

Three paintings by Russian artist Erik Bulatov in his 2015 show ‘Bot’ at de Pury de Pury in London The time is right for the art auction world to embrace the new digital technologies and take…

'Flag' 1958, Jasper Johns. Courtesy: The Art Institute of Chicago. 'Fool's House' 1961-62, Jasper Johns Jasper Johns is one of the most influential artists in America's contemporary art…

Robert Montgomery, 'Ghost in the Machine' For this month's Poetry Muse Rhiannon Williams looks at four genre-bending artists in whose work art and poetry fuse in intriguing ways. The arts often…

Lucian Freud: Girl Sitting, 1987. Courtesy of the Lucian Freud Archive/ Bridgeman Images UBS Art Collection Whilst Lucian Freud is best remembered as a painter for his fleshy, bulging portraits,…

This weekend at London Fashion Week, Burberry opened the doors to Old Sessions House, the brand's new London home, coinciding with the launch of their latest collection and a major photographic…

William Kentridge, "The Refusal of Time" William Kentridge, "The Nose" Travelling from the Whitechapel Gallery in London to Museum der Moderne , Salzburg, "Thick Time" by William Kentridge is…

Guy Bourdin, Paris Vogue 1975, Chloé autumn-winter 1975 collection ©The Guy Bourdin Estate, 2017 / Courtesy A + C Most people aren't aware of Guy Bourdin's close relationship with the fashion…

Peterson Kamwathi, Medical Establishment-from the Sitting Allowance series, 2009, Courtesy of The Heong Gallery Robert Devereux, former partner of the Virgin empire, served as chairman of the board…

Grayson Perry, Installation view, Serpentine Gallery, London. Photograph: Robert Glowacki. British artist Grayson Perry refers to himself as a "communicator", one who is aiming to "communicate…

Mountain, 2017. Ink on mulberry Hanji paper Close up of Mountain,-2017 Korean artist, Minjung Kim is the first of two artists this year to be invited to the Aloft art space at the Hermès…

'The Artist is Asleep', 1996 at the Kasteev Museum of Arts, Almaty in 2015 Once again, Venice becomes a stage for the world's best art with the 57th edition of the Biennale opening this month.…

The Three Magic Flowers Of Jitchu, Kagami Lake, Todai Ji Temple in Nara, Japan by Nadim Karam Born in Senegal, and raised in Lebanon, Nadim Karam is an architect, painter, sculptor, writer and…

Installation view of Past Skin. Image courtesy of MoMA PS1. Photo by Studio LHOOQ. Look around you. How many screens do you see? How many of us are living in the virtual realm? Our world is…

Pace, one of the big five leading contemporary art galleries in the world represents more than 80 artists and estates, in New York, London, and Beijing. Their latest exhibition in London 'The…

Canuck Yankee Lumberjack at Old Orchard Beach, Maine. By Marsden Hartley. Courtesy of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution American artist Marsden Hartley travelled…

Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) 1971 As David Hockney approaches his 80th birthday, the Tate Britain celebrates his vast and varied body of work in the largest retrospective to…

Antonio Rovaldi, Orizzonte in Italia (dalla serie), 2011-2015 In a society bombarded with images and digital platforms our lives are constantly being recorded through new perspectives. The…

Super-collector Anita Zabludowicz founded the Zabludowicz Collection in the early 1990s with her husband, Poju, to support the works of emerging contemporary artists across the globe.With over 5,000…

Fotofever Paris is a friendly kind of art fair. It welcomes newcomers, whether or not their pockets are deep, and favours fresh faced talent. Ahead of the fair’s fifth edition,…

The Frieze art fairs in London and New York are the reference points for the brave new world of contemporary art: at once ground-breaking and commercial, edgy and established, and a badge of honour…

The investment potential of the best art will just keep on increasing, says Simon de Pury, one of the world’s most renowned auctioneers, as art becomes ever more aligned with high luxury. Simon…

Jacky Tsai famously designed the iconic Alexander McQueen skull during an internship placement at the couture house, but the artist is now a name in his own right, as Millie Walton discovers Millie…

Strike a pose, there's nothing to it - the market in photography is booming like never before, and even major museums, art institutions and auction houses want to get in on the action. Collectors…

Controversy and chaos collide in the photography of Tierney Gearon, discovers Millie Walton. No wonder Charles Saatchi is a fan. Tierney Gearon is hard to pin down. It takes a couple of weeks for…

Oliver Waddington-Ball - The 29-year old ‘eco-preneur’ founded the Goldfinger Factory Caroline Davies speaks to the London entrepreneur turning junk into art, and supporting his local community…

Port, the great fortified wine created by the English in Portugal, was once an essential indulgence in every self-respecting home. Now, after decades of being as unfashionable as acrylic slacks, it…

Art Basel Hong Kong is trying to create the same buzz for Asia’s burgeoning collector scene as its parent fair, Art Basel, does in Europe. MAGNUS RENFREW, director of Asia for Art Basel, explains…

Marc Chagall, Dos à dos, 1984 Marc Chagall’s star still shines bright today: the Russian-French Modernist is coveted by collectors and connoisseurs alike. Our columnist explains why JEAN-DAVID…

It may be the most ancient of all building materials but it’s holding its own in the modern world. go back to basics with these stunning pieces that prove you just can’t beat the power and…

The business model proves how important close bonds are to achieving success For family-run objet d’art purveyor and producer Lotus Arts de Vivre, it is all about relationships – and not just…