vibrant painting of flowers

British artist Orlanda Broom paints lush, saturated landscapes that celebrate the beauty and wilderness of nature. Candice Tucker visited the…

textured figurative artwork

In our ongoing online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Pongracz profiles rising contemporary artists to watch in 2021. Here, she…

British artist Antony Micallef’s practice blurs the boundaries between painting and sculpture. His textural artworks are the result of a…

apple artwork

Danish artist Clara Hastrup graduated from the Royal Academy of Arts in 2020, and is one of the selected artists…

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 reality

British artist Shezad Dawood’s interdisciplinary practice explores themes around climate change, migration, the history of aesthetics and the nature of…

woman on sofa

Non-profit organisation Association of Women In The Arts was founded with the ambition of providing a networking and mentorship platform…

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…

public sculptures

Helaine Blumenfeld OBE is best known for her large-scale public sculptures whose undulating, ethereal forms evoke a sense of fragility…

protest painting

From his sculpture for Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth to his recent guerrilla monument to replace the toppled bronze of a…

fashion portrait

Following in the footsteps of Richard Avedon, Irving Penn and Peter Beard, Cathleen Naundorf is a world renowned photographer who…

Sketch of people holding weights

Dior Jewellery’s Creative Director Victoire de Castellane reimagines the latest additions to the brand’s ‘Rose des Vents’ collection in a…

Artist painting

Marc Ferrero’s unique practice of ‘Storytelling Art’ combines aesthetic styles and visual references from different artistic movements and cultures to…

man wearing watch

Hublot is celebrated for being the most pioneering and original brand in the world of haute horlogerie. The first watch…

Drawings of bottles

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

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…

Gallery exhibition of art

Peter Schuyff was a central figure in New York’s East Village scene in the 1980s, where he worked for a…

Architectural image

Barbara Kasten is one of the most intriguing and influential photographic artists of the past 50 years. Born in the…

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,…

Greenhouses with woman walking

Strawberry Greenhouses (above), is one of the finalists’ entries of the European Environment Agency’s latest photographic competition. Part of a…

Woman sitting on leather sofa in a contemporary space

Shirin Neshat’s devastatingly striking art combines dream, reality and an undercurrent of anger and sadness. As a major retrospective of…

Installation shot of contemporary art exhibition

Galerie Maria Behnam-Bakhtiar, a new gallery in the heart of Monaco, celebrates its opening with an exhibition of works by…

People standing in water holding boats

This year, Francis Alÿs becomes the seventh artist to receive the Whitechapel Gallery’s prestigious annual Art Icon award in partnership…

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…

Installation view of exhibition

Following a major exhibition at MoMA at the end of last year, Betye Saar’s latest solo show Call and Response…

Sculpture of a head standing on a counter in a kitchen

Last Wednesday evening the doors of Gaggenau’s Mayfair showroom were locked for a private party hosted by LUX with an…

installation view of artworks on gallery wall

Henrik Uldalen is a self-taught artist, who caught the attention of gallerist Jean-David Malat via his Instagram account. His impasto…

Abstract painting with geometric patterns

Argentinian artist Ruben Alterio is known for his large-scale abstract paintings, created in his Parisian studio, two floors up from…

Vibrant abstract painting

Last week saw the opening of Franco-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s latest solo exhibition Extremis at the Setareh Gallery in Düsseldorf…

Gold contemporary art piece

Young British artist LouLou Siem’s latest solo exhibition entitled A pregnant woman wishing her child to be beautiful must look…

Charging elephants photographed in black and white

Born in Kenya, Mirella Ricciardi has worked as a photographer for over 65 years, shooting everything from high-profile fashion campaigns…

Courtyard party showing large monochrome artwork of hands

Italian wine producer Ornellia’s 11th annual online benefit auction in collaboration with Sotheby’s and the Solomon. R. Guggenheim museum, featured…

Abstract painting in bleached colours

Favouring themes of conflict, violence and death, renowned Belgian painter Luc Tuymans fulfils the brief of brooding artist, yet his…

Photograph of classical sculptural with human body part draped over

Dutch artist Viviane Sassen is known for her visceral portrayals of the human form in all its beauty and frailty….

A man painting onto an orange wall

LUX Contributing Editor and photographer Maryam Eisler is entranced by Spanish artist Secundino Hernández. Here, she visits and photographs him…

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…

Painter's hands using a scraper to shave paint on a canvas

Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s body of exuberant, multi-layered paintings, created with a signature technique that sees each point on the canvas scraped…

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…

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…

Man sitting on the floor in front of sculptures of dinasours

French artist Richard Orlinski is known for his bold, pop-art sculptures, which have appeared at French Grand Prix and on…

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…

A naked woman crouched in a green bare landscape with flowers on her spine

When Maryam Eisler, LUX Contributing Editor and author of The Sublime Feminine, visited Iceland the results were spectacular At first…

Two businessmen standing beside a giant sculpture of a blue gorilla

Luxury Swiss watchmaker Hublot is letting artists design their timepieces, and their customers and collectors love them. Rachael Taylor examines…

Large scale artwork by Turkish artwork Refik Anadol

Space in the hands of today’s artists means not just making sculpture but also whole physical or digital environments that…

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…

American artist Kenny Scharf’s work straddles a line between pop-art, street art and neo-expressionism. Through surreal imagery and humour, he…

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…

Rachel Whiteread sculpture on the edge of a lake in the US

Rachel Whiteread, winner of the 2019 Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon award, has illuminated the world’s art scene with her blazing…

A triptych of three male nudes

Whilst the female body is a commonplace subject in art and historical discussion, representations of the male body remain limited….

Eccentrically dressed artists pose in Bicester Village luxury retail destination

Today marks the beginning of luxury shopping destination Bicester Village’s springtime campaign featuring artists and designers from East London If…

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…

Digital art installation of multiple screens by Victoria Fu

California-based artist Victoria Fu, the official artist of 2019’s Deutsche Bank Wealth Management Lounge at Frieze Los Angeles, is at…

Swiss sculptor Giacometti's famous collective of female sculptures entitled Women of Venice

Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti is renowned for his figurative sculpture and dedicated exploration of the human condition. His work, in…

Vibrant mural painting of an angel with sculpture of a colourful man standing in front

When artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar came across a 1960s film by Jean Cocteau, he was stunned to discover they were both…

Two colourful sculptures of men standing in a lush green garden

Last week saw the private view and opening of French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s latest exhibition. LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai was entranced….

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…

Munch inspired prints by pop art artist Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol first became properly interested in Edvard Munch on a visit to Oslo in 1971, where he spent time…

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, –…

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

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

We all know that collectors of fine art are liable to collectors of great wine: how better to appreciate a…

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…

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…

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…

Chiang Mai hotel

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

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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

Art is becoming a luxury good for the elite: but if it does so, it will die. R.J. MALONE takes…

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