Bettina Bryant on California’s Bryant Estate

Bettina Bryant on California’s Bryant Estate

Bettina Bryant, owner of California’s iconic Bryant Estate, is a wine-world legend. She is also a philanthropist, a significant art collector and cultural polymath, and an advocate of nature and biodiversity. Darius Sanai meets Bryant over a thoughtful dinner in...

Next Gen Masters: Bicester Village x LUX Emerging Art Celebration

Next Gen Masters: Bicester Village x LUX Emerging Art Celebration

LUX’s latest collaboration with Bicester Village celebrates the talent within the new generation of artists. Across the art world, experts have nominated emerging artists of outstanding talent. But judges have narrowed these down to the 6 most pre-eminent, for a...

How Penfolds and fashion designer NIGO created a new icon

How Penfolds and fashion designer NIGO created a new icon

Fashion and wine meet with the collaboration of Japanese fashion designer NIGO and the iconic Penfolds wine brand One of the world’s most iconic wines just got a little more special. For years, collectors have lusted after Penfolds Grange, Australia’s most...

George Condo Interview

George Condo Interview

George Condo has been redefining art for more than four decades. As he unveils a body of work titled “The Mad and the Lonely”, the artist speaks with Maryam Eisler about the human condition and society’s outcasts. Condo created this issue’s cover and logo for LUX, and...

Dakis Joannou interview in Hydra

Dakis Joannou interview in Hydra

He was Jeff Koons’ best man, is a regular dinner companion of Maurizio Cattelan
and Urs Fischer, and has invited George Condo to create a show for his non-profit Deste Foundation on a Greek island this summer. Darius Sanai meets Dakis Joannou, the art world’s most...

An Interview with Maurizio Cattelan<br />

An Interview with Maurizio Cattelan

Maurizio Cattelan
, Italy’s most celebrated living artist, tells Darius Sanai about surrealism, failing at school, and why art can never be a commentary on society. Pencil Portrait by Jonathan Newhouse. Photographic portraits of Maurizio Catellan created for LUX...

Philanthropy leaders on what drives them, with UBS

Philanthropy leaders on what drives them, with UBS

Philanthropic pioneers across education, conservation, health and culture , on key issues in the rapidly changing world of philanthropy. In association with UBS Optimus Foundation The cultural educationist Who: Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo What: Founder and...

The future of philanthropy, with UBS

The future of philanthropy, with UBS

As the number of high net worth individuals increases, the philanthropic sector funded by their wealth has expanded. But is philanthropy genuinely effective and useful? In this feature, LUX speaks to some of the leading players to establish how the future of the...

Inside Penfolds, the global luxury wine brand

Inside Penfolds, the global luxury wine brand

The greatest wine discoveries on the planet might just be from an Australian brand that has been hiding in plain sight. In a conversation and tasting with Penfolds Chief Winemaker Peter Gago, LUX has a revelation The world of fine wine is a paradox that make things...

Photo London 2024 Review

Photo London 2024 Review

Photo London’s ninth edition aims to integrate photography into the contemporary art world. But can it? Isabella Fergusson finds out The cobbles of Somerset House aren’t quite bearing the catwalks of heels, neon suits and russet trousers one sees at Frieze or Art...

Magnus Renfrew on Singapore’s Art SG Fair

Magnus Renfrew on Singapore’s Art SG Fair

Magnus Renfrew knows about art fairs in Asia. He co-founded Art Hong Kong (now Art Basel Hong Kong) and has launched numerous other fairs in the region. He speaks with LUX about Art SG, the fair he and his partners launched in Singapore as a hub for Southeast Asia,...

Yulia Iosilzon’s groundbreaking new show in London

Yulia Iosilzon’s groundbreaking new show in London

London-based Israeli artist Yulia Iosilzon creates a thespian world, somewhere between fairy tale and natural landscape across ceramics and painting. Her signature snails trail around the frames of vibrant, allegorical paintings of calligraphic movement. LUX explores...

Nachson Mimran’s photography at the Leica Gallery

Nachson Mimran’s photography at the Leica Gallery

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 Darius Sanai Through my years of commissioning photographers,...

An Interview with Mouton-Rothschild’s Julien de Beaumarchais

An Interview with Mouton-Rothschild’s Julien de Beaumarchais

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 Beaumarchais, from the owning family of the esteemed first growth, about the...

Stéfi Celma on her cultural inspirations

Stéfi Celma on her cultural inspirations

Paris-born actor and singer Stéfi Celma, who plays the ambitious receptionist in Call My Agent, on her cultural inspirations, social- media advice and dealing with racism LUX: When did your passion for music start? Stéfi Celma: Very early- it was as if I could sing...

Martin Brudnizki and Bruno Moinard on Creating Spaces

Martin Brudnizki and Bruno Moinard on Creating Spaces

Martin Brudnizki and Bruno Moinard are two of the most celebrated names in interior architecture and design today. Here, Brudnizki takes LUX on a grand tour of Martin Brudnizki Design Studio’s most recent projects, while Moinard shares his design inspiration and...

How innovation and infrastructure are saving coastal communities

How innovation and infrastructure are saving coastal communities

As sea levels rise due to global warming, there are tremendous challenges for the environment, coastal communities and global supply chains. Mark Rowe reports and discovers ideas, initiatives and infrastructure measures to help stem the tide The sea is on the rise....

Alia Al-Senussi and Durjoy Rahman on art and cultural soft power

Alia Al-Senussi and Durjoy Rahman on art and cultural soft power

Princess Alia Al-Senussi is a key figure in the development of cultural relationships between the West and the Global South, and in the growth of the art scene in Saudi Arabia. In a conversation moderated by LUX’s Leaders and Philanthropists Editor, Samantha...

Italy Art Focus: Ilenia Durazzi

Italy Art Focus: Ilenia Durazzi

In the eighth part of our Italy art focus series, curated by Umberta Beretta, LUX speaks to Ilenia Durazzi who worked for major fashion brands including Margiela before establishing her luxury womenswear brand, Durazzi Milano, in Milan, championed by artist Maurizio...

Helmut Newton at the MOP Foundation, Spain

Helmut Newton at the MOP Foundation, Spain

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 industrial warehouse and storage silos in the far northwest of...

If Only These Artworks Could Talk

If Only These Artworks Could Talk

Contemporary art lead for AlUla, Hafsa Alkhudairi, delves into the lives of the pieces in her family’s collections. Writing from the artworks’ perspectives,  she gives a voice to the paintings and sculptures in her family home “When the world is an ugly...

Italy Art Focus: Edoardo Monti

Italy Art Focus: 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 Brescia palazzo. Since 2017, it has already hosted more than 200 artists from 50...

Markus Müller looks back at COP28

Markus Müller looks back at COP28

Following the close of COP28 last week, Markus Müller, Chief Investment Officer of ESG & Global Head of Chief Investment Office at Deutsche Bank’s Private Bank, speaks to LUX about his key takeaways from the conference LUX: Did COP28 move the dial on climate...

Italy Art Focus: Arturo Galansino

Italy Art Focus: Arturo Galansino

In the sixth part of our Italy art focus series, curated by Umberta Beretta, LUX speaks to Arturo Galansino, director of the public-private Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, which opened an art space in Florence in 2006, and maintains a bold programme of exhibitions from...

The future of philanthropy: AVPN South Asia Summit, Mumbai

The future of philanthropy: AVPN South Asia Summit, Mumbai

A pioneering conference in India is seeking to kick start venture philanthropy in South Asia ‘We had a strong sense that our projects had a lack of effectiveness. Add to that the lack of transparency as well as poor methods of measuring impact, and it became clear...

Italy Art Focus: Beatrice Trussardi

Italy Art Focus: Beatrice Trussardi

In the fifth part of our Italy art focus series, curated by Umberta Beretta, LUX speaks to Beatrice Trussardi who as President of the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi and more recently founder of the Fondazione Beatrice Trussardi, produces public encounters with art in...

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