artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf speaks with the founder of the Valmont group and one of the most important philanthropists…

woman holding glass of champagne

Vitalie Taittinger took over her family’s champagne house in 2020. As well as controlling the creation of one of the…

abstract figurative painting

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

double artist portrait

Our Editor-in-Chief on the role of media and convergence in sustainability and luxury, from the editor’s letter in the summer…

collage artwork

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

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…

man with handbags and watches

Joe McKenzie and his father Frank founded Xupes in 2009, selling a handful of pre-owned Cartier watches from their home…

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,…

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

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…

musician on stage

Filmmaker Gavin Elder has created films for the likes David Lynch, Mark Ronson, Duran Duran, ACDC and Pink Floyd’s David…

winery at sunset

This morning, Château Mouton Rothschild revealed its latest artistic collaboration with Xu Bing. We take a closer look at the…

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…

women on the red carpet

Chopard’s Artistic Director Caroline Scheufele speaks to Torri Mundell about the Swiss company’s new Magical Setting range, aimed at creating…

In celebration of an upcoming sale of an ultra-rare Russian pink diamond known as The Spirit of the Rose, Sotheby’s…

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…

Woman standing amongst tyres

Is Canadian singer-songwriter Ruth B. the new Tracy Chapman? She has a soulful voice, thoughtful and concerned lyrics, and a…

black woman shouting

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

Drawings of bottles

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

public gardens by residential towers

Chelsea Barracks has already established itself as one of the most desirable places to live in London. Its gardens, with…

fine jewellery

The heritage of Parisian jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels is being honoured by an exhibition at the Muséum National d’Histoire…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Model wearing drop earrings

Theresa Bruno established her jewellery brand Jordan Alexander in 2013 and since then, her designs have been worn by the…

Fashionable kitchen with modern appliances

Originally established as an enamelling plant in 1948 by the Bertazzoni family, Smeg is now globally renowned for making stylish…

Prosecco bottle against brown background

Utsava Kasera is an entrepreneur and investor with interests in luxury brands, fashion, art and tech. Most recently, his attention…

Contemporary portrait painting

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

Guggenheim museum Bilbao at night

This month, our columnist and Abercrombie & Kent’s founder Geoffrey Kent focuses in on Spain’s diverse offering of cultural itineraries…

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…

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…

Installation shot of exhibition with display cases and photographs

Maison Chaumet’s latest exhibition Autrement reimagines selected jewels through drawings from its Parisian archives and a series of transformative photographs…

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…

Louis Roederer International Wine Awards

Last week, the 15th edition of the annual Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards took place at The Royal Academy…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Facade of a hotel at night lit with a purple sunset behind

Why should I go now? July is the month the city of Nice, capital of the French riviera, comes alive….

Last weekend saw the 5th edition of Richard Mille’s annual automotive competition in Chantilly, France. Here, we recall the event…

Dinner table laid out with champagne bottles and antique plates

This week, Ruinart opens the doors to a one bedroom luxury hotel concept created in collaboration with fashion designer Jonathan…

Luxury dining room area with contemporary stylish furnishings

Fashion designer Roksanda Ilinčić has curated the interiors of a penthouse apartment inside Gasholders London, a new residential development in…

Side profile portrait of an elderly woman wearing a statement earring

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

An artwork on paper by artist Raqip Shaw

Spearheaded by the recent opening of Deutsche Bank’s ambitious PalaisPopulaire, new developments are rapidly placing Berlin at the centre of…

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…

Fashion collection on display within a stately ballroom

Florentine aristocrat Emilio Pucci founded his eponymous label in post-war Italy; now the fashion house is internationally renowned for its…

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…

Street art painting by Los Angeles based artist Alec Monopoly depicting TAG Heuer's CEO Jean-Claude Biver

Street artist Alec Monopoly’s distinctive creations are a blend of subversive graffiti culture and post-pop colour. And he has now…

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…

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…

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

necklace with gold torso of a woman Anissa Kermiche

Parisian jewellery designer Anissa Kermiche takes inspiration from everyday objects and situations to create wearable pieces of art that are…

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

Saint-James-Paris-facade-5

Paris is by no means a new luxury destination – the international city of love is home to the world’s…

Hussein Chalayan is high fashion’s savant and one of the most influential designers of the past two decades. He speaks…

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…

London based artist Sam Winston created an installation of art and poetry whilst working in total darkness

Darkness heightens our senses, challenges our perceptions and opens up new creative visions, according to London based visual artist Sam…

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,…

Remote village of Glencoe in Scotland

Scotland was recently crowned the most beautiful country in the world; it conjures up images of wild northern mountain rises, plunging…

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…

boat cruise

Beyond Kerala’s humid, bustling cities lies a subtropical maze of secret waterways and verdant rice paddies. LUX discovers the singular…

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…

stem forming using wooden mould in moser glass workshop

Moser glassworks was founded in 1857 in the tiny quaint town of Karlovy Vary, just outside of Prague, and is now…

Cliveden House landscape at sunset

This weekend, Cliveden house hotel just outside London will reverberate to the musings and debates generated by the world’s newest…

An artistic interpretation of Runiart Champagne House by Scottish Artist Georgia Russell

Ruinart has long been a supporter of contemporary arts. Since 1896, the champagne house has commissioned renowned artists to present their…

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

william kentridge exhibition

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

Chiang Mai hotel

Chiang Mai is fast becoming Asia’s most appealing tourist destination with its verdant scenery, glorious temples, thriving arts scene and…

Brainchild arts and music festival

LUX’s Contributing Poet Rhiannon Williams puts the spotlight on British poet Bridget Minamore this month, exploring her unique portrayal of…

Model and artist, Orla Carolin

LUX contributing editor and Storm model, Sydney Lima continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about modelling life and…

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…

Nyhaven copenhagen

A young writer’s view on why Copenhagen makes such an impression; and her pick of six hip young Danes, talking…

David Hockney exhibition london

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

Delhi by Igor Ovsyannaykov

In the past, India’s heaving capital has been a fly-in, fly-out destination for most tourists, but with a booming art…

Melanie Bonajo photography

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

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.

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…

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

How do you lend form to light? With glass, as glassmakers and bespoke light fittings expert Lasvit demonstrates. Yuen Lin…

Theaster Gates is a phenomenon — one of the world’s most influential artists, he features at number 56 on Art…

This autumn, Singapore hosts two notable events: a Formula One Grand Prix, and the Pinacothèque de Paris’ first ever pop-up…

A couple of years after The Arts Club shook up London’s already buzzing members’ club scene, Hong Kong is getting…

  Christopher Boffoli is the photographer and inspiration behind the astonishing ‘Big Appetites’ series of photographs, of which we publish…

To mix art and wine is a heady contemporary combination: fine wine and contemporary art are two of the hottest…

Art Hong Kong

TIM ETCHELLS FOUNDED ART HONG KONG, WHICH HAS NOW BEEN TAKEN OVER BY ART BASEL AND IS THE LEADING ART…

  Olivo Barbieri creates artifice out of reality. The Italian art photographer and film-maker, who has shown at MOMA New…

Indonesian art is hot at the moment as collectors worldwide discover its variety, spirituality and depth. Arianne Levene, a leading…

Six of the best Anyone with a few million to burn can buy a Richter, but who are the hottest…