Portrait photograph by Melanie Dunea Marina Abramović has been tortured and almost killed, by her own audiences, for the sake of her art. She has also redefined the genre and democratised it. The…

Exterior view of the 19th-century Grand Hotel Kronenhof in the Swiss Alps In a high valley near St Moritz, the Kronenhof in Pontresina combines Swiss culture with a Mediterranean mountain vibe. Who…

Geranium Head Chef, Co-owner, Rasmus Kofoed. Photo Credit Claes Bech-Poulsen Rasmus Kofoed, star chef of three Michelin-starred Geranium in Copenhagen, is influencing an entire generation of young…

The InterContinental's pool area Cascais, on the Atlantic coast of Portugal, has a fabulous summer climate, culture, history, cuisine, convenience – and a bijou hotel to enjoy it all from, as LUX…

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…

The leafy terrace at Mandarin Oriental Ritz in Madrid In the first part of our luxury travel views column from the Spring 2022 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in at the…

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,…

Chef Clare Smyth at work in the kitchen of her London restaurant, Core by Clare Smyth As the first British female chef to acquire three Michelin stars, Clare Smyth is demonstrating to women all…

Chloe Dewe Mathews, The Door to Hell, Turkmenistan 2012, from the series Caspian: the Elements We live in an era in which we are becoming increasingly aware that we can’t get something out of our…

Chef Ángel León Ángel León is most famously known for his innovative use of seafood at his three Michelin-star restaurant, Aponiente, in his home province of Cádiz, Spain. He is an…

Precious Okoyomon and Gravity LUX catches up with the New York-based Nigerian-American artist whose immersive installations portray the glorious chaos of nature – and its imperilment by the…

Designer Rob Ryan's fresh take for Gaggenau's 'Art of the Kitchen' series With our increasingly urban lifestyle, biophilic design is becoming ever more urgent – in fact our happiness and…

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 OWO Whitehall, Residents' Lounge. Image courtesy of Grain London London’s hottest luxury residential area? Westminster, next to the Houses of Parliament and Downing Street. So what took it so…

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…

The Monterey Bay Aquarium in California, whose global seafood programme, Seafood Watch, advises the fishing industry and governments on how to operate sustainably Julie Packard, scion of the US…

Special cover created by LUX for The Futures, Summer 2022. A new NFT project is promising to help offset the environmental impact caused by these digital assets, by creating a carbon-neutral…

The terrace at Cervo Mountain Resort The arrival To get to the Cervo, you have first to arrive in Zermatt, an adventure in itself. The train (the resort is only accessible by train) winds through…

Donatella Versace at spring/summer 2022 Versace show, featuring a backdrop of the brand's iconic foulards. Image courtesy of Versace Identifiable by her first name alone, Donatella Versace is…

Durjoy Rahman, the founder of the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation Like many organisations, the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation saw its programming curtailed during the pandemic. In the first of this two…

Dani Reiss, Canada Goose CEO Heritage, authenticity, design pedigree, celebrity – Canada Goose has all the elements of a fashion success story. So how did a family brand that made functional…

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…

Photograph by David Taggart Jeff Koons is the world's most expensive living artist, creating works that reflect modern life in their interplay with kitsch, materials and art history. Koons chats to…

Idris Khan in his studio with new works incorporating musical scores. Photograph by Maryam Eisler Idris Khan is one of the world's hottest abstract artists, drawing on his Muslim heritage to create…

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…

Marlene Dumas, 'Betrayal' (1994). Private collection, courtesy David Zwirner. Photo by Emma Estwic. © Marlene Dumas As VIPs swarm to Venice for the pre-opening week of the Biennale, LUX columnist…

Shio Kusaka at David Zwirner, New York In our ongoing online monthly series, LUX’s editors, contributors, and friends pick their must-see exhibitions from around the globe Bettina Korek, CEO…

Edeline Lee embraces femininity and female empowerment through her clothes. Photo by Nick Thompson. As Fashion Weeks comes to a close, we’re celebrating designers who are paving the way for a…

Meeting art doyen Jeffrey Deitch at his gallery in West Hollywood Part One: Art & rediscovery in LA When I was spending a lot of time in LA in the 1990s, there were some areas a visitor would…

Abe Odedina, They’re Playing Our Song, 2021. Courtesy of the Artist, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles. Photo by Robert Wedemeyer. In our ongoing online monthly series, LUX’s editors,…

The 'Evering Small Tote' by BEEN London This month, we’re celebrating designers who are paving the way for a more sustainable and ethical fashion industry. Here, Genia Mineeva, the founder of…

On Monday London bore witness to a storm of ages; and no, not Franklin, but Ozwald Boateng’s historic return to the fashion week fold after a twelve year hiatus. Fara Bashorun, one of the…

As fashion week kicks off in London, we’re celebrating designers who are paving the way for a more sustainable and ethical industry. Here, Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi, the founders and…

One of the hotel's garden suites Why should I go now? It's the first proper February London fashion week since pre-pandemic, and the London scene is hotting up as the latest wave disappears, so a…

Olafur Eliasson: Your light spectrum and presence installation view at Tanya Bonakdar gallery As Los Angeles gets ready to launch this year's edition of Frieze, our Contributing Editor Sophie…

Patrick McDowell in his studio at the JCA London Fashion Academy. Photograph by Aaron Bird As the world's fashion capitals gear up for fashion week, we're celebrating designers who are paving the…

Installation view of Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, September 29, 2021-February 13, 2022). From left to right: Savarin, 1982; Savarin, 1982; Savarin, 1982;…

Suvretta House is surrounded by forest with sweeping views of the mountains Why should I go now? Seriously? Because January is the best month for winter sports in the Alps. Properly cold with…

Lindblad Expeditions travellers explore Booth Island, Antarctica Sven-Olof Lindblad is an influential Ocean Elder whose work combines marine conservation, education and eco-tourism. He speaks to…

The health of the world’s oceans is under threat. But the seas can be part of a visionary plan to address climate change and create a more sustainable economy. Andrew Saunders reports on the new…

Although Jeff Koons has had a profound impact on contemporary art and remains one of the world's most influential artists, recent data supports a strong decline in his market, reflecting the tastes…

Rachel Jones, SMIIILLLLEEEE, 2021. Oil pastel, oil stick on canvas. Photo by Eva Herzog. Courtesy Thaddaeus Ropac gallery In our new online monthly series, LUX's editors, contributors, and…

Cary Fowler outside the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Hemis/Alamy Cary Fowler is the American visionary who established the Svalbard Global Seed Vault to ensure the security of all our crop seeds…

Maureen Bryan & Don McCollin in their studio. Photograph by Maryam Eisler 43 years ago, Don McCollin and Maureen Bryan met and formed a bond which would later result them to become an iconic…

© 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…

Galerie Nagel Draxler's booth at Art Basel Miami Beach After the scaled-back events of last year, Art Basel is back and it's bigger than ever with 250 galleries from over 36 countries. Our…

Georg Karl Pfahler in his studio, 1965 Our contributing editor and columnist Sophie Neuendorf caught up with renowned Mayfair gallerist Simon Lee to discuss the Asian art market, NFTs and the…

In our ongoing online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Mathisen profiles rising contemporary artists to watch in 2021. Here, she speaks to British artist Antonia Showering about her…

The Autumn/Winter 2021 issue with logo design by Jeff Koons For our Autumn/Winter 2021 issue, we asked award-winning photographer David Taggart to capture Jeff Koons in a way that he'd never been…

Utsava Kasera is a next-gen portfolio entrepreneur who has put his faith in his latest investment: a premium Prosecco, aimed at shaking up the drink market in the UK and US. The Indian-born,…

Pomellato’s Kintsugi collection brings the old Japanese technique of repairing broken ceramics with lacquer and gold dust to the upcycling of broken gemstones. Courtesy of Pomellato Continuing…