Suspended glowing lights

James Turrell’s practice has long centred around the manipulation of light and space. His works are designed to provide atmospheres…

gallery view of art exhibition with hanging punch bag and colourful paintings on the walls

Marking the centenary since some women won the right to vote in Britain, London’s newest Mayfair gallery Unit celebrates the…

Life-size sculptures of male silhouettes with one real man at the back of a line of three

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…

Colour photograph of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo holding a traditional figurine against a blue door

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up is an examination of the creation of an artist – and a person, –…

vibrant abstract painting of Sienne Port by S.H. Raza

The first major exhibition of Sayed Haider Raza since his death in 2016, S.H. Raza: Traversing Terrains explores five decades of…

birds eye view of photo basel art fair

photo basel is Switzerland’s first and only international art fair dedicated to photography, showcasing works from both contemporary and classic…

Artist Mouna Rebeiz sits amongst bespoke piggy banks

French-Lebanese artist Mouna Rebeiz lives and works in London and is debuting her second solo show in the capital at the Saatchi…

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

large abstract painting in pink and blue colours with artist Sassan Behnam Bakhtiar on right handside

This week saw the London opening of Oneness Wholeness, a much-awaited solo show by the young French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar,…

It’s the 100th anniversary of Austrian painter, Egon Schiele’s death and despite his short life (he died at the age…

American photographer William Eggleston‘s work was originally met with disdain by some critics for its ordinariness, the mundane subject matter,…

Portrait of artist Viktor Wynd outside of his museum in east London,

Maryam Eisler is a busy woman; co-chair of the Tate’s MENAAC Acquisitions Committee, member of the Tate International Council, trustee…

Whilst René Magritte is best known for his surrealist paintings (such as the haunting image of the floating apple in…

Portrait of new media artist, poet and software designer Eran Hadas

Tel-Aviv based poet Eran Hadas uses his skills as an experimental software developer to build ‘augmented poetry’ generators, where algorithms…

How would you like your children’s portrait done – in oils, large-format photography,or 3D hologram? LUX Editor-at-Large Gauhar Kapparova meets…

Transcending Boundaries, an exhibition of works by teamLab, installation view of Impermanent Life at Pace Gallery

Pace Gallery, under the leadership of owner Marc Glimcher, is one of the leading forces on the global contemporary art…

Berber woman by Moroccan artist 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 Marrakech,…

New Museum New York Gender Exhibition Installation View

The New Museum is well known for its radical programme of exhibitions targeting issues of social representation, but “Trigger: Gender…

Mario Testino fashion photographs on display at the Dubai Design District in 2016

The time is right for the art auction world to embrace the new digital technologies and take auctions online. That…

Painting of Lucian Freud by Jasper Johns at Royal Academy, London

Jasper Johns is one of the most influential artists in America’s contemporary art scene, known for his appropriation and defamiliarization…

Collage art work by heather phillipson poet and artist ending all parties white bear

For this month’s Poetry Muse Rhiannon Williams looks at four genre-bending artists in whose work art and poetry fuse in…

Lucian Freud painting of Susanna Chancellor and his dog, Pluto on display in Berlin

Whilst Lucian Freud is best remembered as a painter for his fleshy, bulging portraits, his etchings are perhaps even more…

william kentridge exhibition

Travelling from the Whitechapel Gallery in London to Museum der Moderne , Salzburg, “Thick Time” by William Kentridge is an…

Chloe women

Most people aren’t aware of Guy Bourdin’s close relationship with the fashion house Chloé, but between the late 50s and late…

contemporary african art

Robert Devereux, former partner of the Virgin empire, served as chairman of the board of Frieze, the Tate Africa Acquisitions…

British artist grayson perry london exhibition

British artist Grayson Perry refers to himself as a “communicator”, one who is aiming to “communicate to as wide an audience…

exhibition of the month

Korean artist, Minjung Kim is the first of two artists this year to be invited to the Aloft art space…

Venice Biennale artists Yelena and Viktor Vorobyev

Once again, Venice becomes a stage for the world’s best art with the 57th edition of the Biennale opening this…

beirut architect nadim karam

Born in Senegal, and raised in Lebanon, Nadim Karam is an architect, painter, sculptor, writer and designer. With his Beirut-based multidisciplinary design studio,…

Exhibition of the month

Look around you. How many screens do you see? How many of us are living in the virtual realm? Our…

TeamLab Transcending Boundaries

Pace, one of the big five leading contemporary art galleries in the world represents more than 80 artists and estates,…

Marsden Hartley the lighthouse

American artist Marsden Hartley travelled extensively throughout his life, labelling himself “the painter of Maine“. Indeed the state’s rugged, lush…

David Hockney exhibition london

As David Hockney approaches his 80th birthday, the Tate Britain celebrates his vast and varied body of work in the…

Melanie Bonajo photography

In a society bombarded with images and digital platforms our lives are constantly being recorded through new perspectives. The inaugural…

Donna Huanca installation

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 works by 500 artists, the Zabludowicz Collection moved to a permanent home in a former Methodist church in Camden, London, when husband and wife ran out of space on their walls at home; it holds regular exhibitions and live shows. She also creates initiatives for artists without commercial gallery representation, and funds art education programs. In the latest of our Luxury Leaders series Zabludowicz, a regular star in the Art Review Power 100 list of the most powerful people in the art world, speaks to Kitty Harris about nurturing artists, whether art has to be beautiful, and what her desert island artwork would be.

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…

Frieze Art Fair in Regents Park, London

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 for the galleries selected to sell there. Frieze co-founder Matthew Slotover talks to LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai about digital art, the future of culture, and new developments.

Auoportait: an oil on canvas by Erik Bulatov

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. A continuation of our series on investment and business philosophy and strategy.

Jacky Tsai famously designed the iconic Alexander McQueen skull during an internship placement at the couture house, but the artist…

Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it – the market in photography is booming like never before, and even major…

Controversy and chaos collide in the photography of Tierney Gearon, discovers Millie Walton. No wonder Charles Saatchi is a fan. Tierney Gearon…

Caroline Davies speaks to the London entrepreneur turning junk into art, and supporting his local community and numerous charities in…

Port, the great fortified wine created by the English in Portugal, was once an essential indulgence in every self-respecting home….

Art Basel Hong Kong is trying to create the same buzz for Asia’s burgeoning collector scene as its parent fair,…

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

It may be the most ancient of all building materials but it’s holding its own in the modern world. go…

For family-run objet d’art purveyor and producer Lotus Arts de Vivre, it is all about relationships – and not just…