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

art gallery behind gas station

Swiss gallery von Bartha recently announced the opening of a new space in Copenhagen, becoming the first international gallery to…

Following the announcement of Sotheby’s Cologne office, artnet’s Vice President and LUX columnist Sophie Neuendorf discusses shifting collecting habits and…

exhibition installation

In his final column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip Hewat-Jaboor shares advice on collecting…

immersive art installation

Blue-blooded art dealer Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst has always been known for her creativity. She has now teamed up with Pace Gallery…

landscape painting

As a new solo show of Georgia O’Keeffe’s work opens in Madrid, artnet’s Vice President and LUX columnist Sophie Neuendorf…

collage artwork

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

vibrant painting of flowers

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

collage artwork

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

lake in Switzerland

Etienne d’Arenberg hails from one of Europe’s oldest families and is treasurer of the Arenberg Foundation, whose mission is the…

artwork in a lobby

Art collector and author Tiqui Atencio is the founder and chair of the Tate Latin America Acquisition Committee and a…

textured figurative artwork

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

performance art

Independent curator Eva Lin worked alongside French philosopher Bruno Latour and Martin Guinard to select contemporary artists and designers interrogating…

painting of a woman in green

As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf outlines a brief history of women…

interior space

Anne T. Rogers is the founder of Amsterdam-based art consultancy  Culture A, which curates collections and experiences for a range…

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

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…

LUX Contributing Editor Simon de Pury is also an auctioneer, art dealer, curator, photographer and DJ. He was most recently…

virtual reality

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

With many national lockdowns reinstated across the globe, the majority of this year’s festive shopping is  taking place online. Launching…

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…

collage artwork

Signature African Art, one of Nigeria’s leading contemporary art galleries, opened its first European location in Mayfair, London in March…

contemporary art

British artist Petroc Sesti has worked together with the likes of NASA and Sir David Attenborough to create striking artworks…

public sculptures

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

two champagne bottles

Sometimes it’s the supplementary parts of art fairs that we miss the most. For yesterday’s virtual preview of Frieze art…

vintage ferrari

Modern classic cars, desirable machines from the 1980s onwards, are hotter than ever, with demand not damped by the pandemic…

protest painting

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

Lockdown: a word that’s more familiar to most of us now than it was this time last year, and one…

artist studio

London-based artist Hugo Wilson works with drawing, painting and sculpture, combining images and techniques from Old Masters with contemporary references…

contemporary art sculpture

Dusseldorf-based, Cuban artist Diango Hernández has been blurring the lines between the virtual and physical since 2015 with his ongoing…

abstract painting

This Friday will see the public opening of Rebirth, an exhibition of new paintings and the unveiling of a major…

fashion portrait

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

Man floating

British-Iranian, Canadian-born, American-raised artist darvish Fakhr’s multifaceted practice embraces dualities – light and dark, play and solemnity, movement and stillness…

installation of octopus on roof

The art world has been hit harder than most industries by the global pandemic, but the industry is adapting quickly…

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…

underwater sculptures

Artist, diver and marine conservationist Jason deCaires Taylor creates mesmerising underwater art that draws divers away from delicate coral ecosystems…

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…

photograph of pink fields

One of the key elements of this year’s edition of Frieze New York was to have been an exhibition drawn…

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…

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,…

Suspended glowing lights

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

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…

Abstract artwork with digital screen

Olivia Giuntini is brand director at family-owned Swiss watch manufacturer Audemars Piguet, known for its thoughtful artistic collaborations. LUX travels…

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…

Exhibition installation shot

Founded in 1990 by three friends in the Tuscan town of San Gimignano, Galleria Continua now represents the likes of…

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…

Installation view of three abstract paintings

Last week saw the opening of Monaco’s latest contemporary art gallery Galerie Maria Behnam-Bakhtiar. LUX recounts the evening On Thursday…

Contemporary portrait painting

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

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…

Hong Kong skyline

LUX Contributing Editor and Hong Kong art and design doyen Alan Lo in conversation with Suhanya Raffel, the director of…

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…

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…

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…

Render of a timber stacked contemporary structure

Last weekend saw the opening of Odunpazari Modern Museum (OMM), a major new art museum  founded by art collector Erol…

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…

Contemporary light well inside a building made from wooden panels

This September will see the opening of Odunpazari Modern Museum (OMM), a major new art museum in Eskişehir, Turkey. Designed…

Woman walks in front of an artwork fanning herself

The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre brings Kuwaiti contemporary art to Venice with a mixed-media group exhibition by young…

Installation shot of an art fair with guests walking around a sculpture

Ahead of the public opening of Masterpiece London’s 10th edition, we ask the fair’s chairman Philip Hewat-Jaboor for his exclusive…

Installation view of a contemporary art exhibition with round canvases

Last week, Mayfair’s JD Malat Gallery celebrated its one-year anniversary with a summer party and private view of a psychedelic…

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…

Artist at work in his studio

Franco-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar, despite a childhood spent escaping war, then living in post- revolutionary Iran and enduring the subsequent…

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…

Large horizontal drawing of hybrid characters dancing on a table

Nigerian-born, US-based ruby onyinyechi amanze, the official artist of 2019’s Deutsche Bank Wealth Management Lounge at Frieze New York, is…

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…

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…

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…

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

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

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…

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…

contemporary african art

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

Exhibition of the month

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