Founder of Fondation Thalie, Nathalie Guiot The Brussels-based French founder of Fondation Thalie is from one of France’s biggest retail families. Nathalie Guiot speaks to LUX about the need…

International gallerist Pearl Lam Art-world doyenne and owner of Pearl Lam Galleries on the foodie culture of her hometown of Hong Kong, why NFTs are hot and how there’s always more room for…

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…

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…

Nazy Vassegh photographed in the Grand Hall at Two Temple Place. Photo by Alex Board This May sees the second edition of Eye of the Collector kicking off the summer art season in London. Conceived…

Keythorpe Hall Private House and Walled Garden, Leicestershire, England Once a Downton Abbey-style aristocratic home, Keythorpe Hall in Central England has reinvented itself as a sustainable…

Artist Shahrzad Ghaffari in front of her work-in-process at Leighton House. Photograph by James Houston Leighton House, the former home and studio of British artist Frederic Leighton, was once a…

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…

© 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…

Prince Robert de Luxembourg. Courtesy of Domaine Clarence Dillon. F. Poincet @ OccitMedia Prince Robert de Luxembourg is taking Domaine Clarence Dillon and Château Haut-Brion, one of Bordeaux’s…

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…

Works by Pia Krajewski in the group exhibition ‘Lost and Found in Paradis’, Paris, 2019 The pandemic has changed the art market forever. A new model of purchasing and enjoying art is amazing,…

Durjoy Rahman with Kiefer's Cell (Diptych) (1999) by Atul Dodiya. Courtesy of Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation Bangladeshi entrepreneur and art collector Durjoy Rahman is on a mission to make the world…

Over a century after Vincent van Gogh moved to the Provençal city of Arles with the intention of setting up an artists' commune, Maja Hoffmann, Swiss art collector and founder of the city's…

Didier Guillon with his son Maxence who will take over leadership of Fondation Valmont in 2022 artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf speaks with the founder of the Valmont group and one of the…

von Bartha's flagship gallery behind a gas station in Basel. Photo by Ben Koechlin. Stefan von Bartha. Photo by Simon Schwyzer Swiss gallery von Bartha recently announced the opening of a new…

Auctioneer Oliver Barker directing Sotheby's global e-auctions. Courtesy of Sotheby's. Following the announcement of Sotheby's Cologne office, artnet’s Vice President and LUX columnist Sophie…

Robilant + Voena at Masterpiece London 2019, photography Ben Fisher, Courtesy Masterpiece London In his final column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip…

Installation by teamLab, Flowers and People, Cannot be Controlled but Live Together – Transcending Boundaries, A Whole Year per Hour (2017). Courtesy of Superblue Blue-blooded art dealer Mollie…

Georgia O'Keeffe in New Mexico with one of her landscape paintings As a new solo show of Georgia O'Keeffe's work opens in Madrid, artnet’s Vice President and LUX columnist Sophie Neuendorf…

Maria-Theresia Mathisen, Jill Mulleady and Cornelia Mensdorff-Pouilly (clockwise from top left) in the grand hall Each summer at her family’s fairy-tale castle above the Côte d’Azur, curator…

Nina Mae Fowler, Love VI. Copyright the artist, courtesy of COB Gallery The Stand is a new digital art platform that raises money for charitable causes through curated online auctions, featuring…

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

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

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

A bold new series of paintings by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar are inspired by the artist's childhood memories of fields of flowers in the mountains of north Tehran. To Behnam-Bakhtiar, these flowers are…

A colourful neon installation by Jason Rhoades in the home of German art dealer David Zwirner Art collector and author Tiqui Atencio is the founder and chair of the Tate Latin America Acquisition…

Portrait of Maxwell Alexandre 2020. Copyright the artist. Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner In our ongoing online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Pongracz profiles rising…

Chin Cheng-Te, Lee Chia-Hung, Lin Chuan-Kai, and Chen Yi-Chun, still image from Making Friends/ Fire, 2020, mixed media installation, dimensions variable. Videographer: Lee Chia-Hung. Independent…

Tamara de Łempicka, Young Lady with Gloves (1930) As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf outlines a brief history of women artists, and discusses…

Culture A's hospitality projects include London's new wellness hotel Inhabit, which will open this summer. Image courtesy of Inhabit Hotels Anne T. Rogers is the founder of Amsterdam-based art…

Alia Al-Senussi is an academic and global arts patron. Photograph by Anton Corbijn Alia Al-Senussi grew up between Egypt, South Dakota, and Minnesota, and is now based in London where she works as…

Antony Micallef in his London home turned studio. Photograph by Maryam Eisler British artist Antony Micallef's practice blurs the boundaries between painting and sculpture. His textural artworks…

Artist Clara Hastrup in her studio at the Royal Academy of Arts in London Danish artist Clara Hastrup graduated from the Royal Academy of Arts in 2020, and is one of the selected artists in this…

An artwork by Minjung Kim installed over the fireplace in the residential side entrance lounge of the Waldorf Astoria LUX Contributing Editor Simon de Pury is also an auctioneer, art dealer,…

Nets 5 – Pumbley Cove (2019), Shezad Dawood, acrylic and wool on linen, 80 x 100 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Timothy Taylor, London. British artist Shezad Dawood's interdisciplinary practice…

Jimi Hendrix, London, 1967, Gered Mankowitz With many national lockdowns reinstated across the globe, the majority of this year's festive shopping is taking place online. Launching her new…

Yayoi Kusama portrait with La Grande Dame x Yayoi Kusama Limited Edition © Yayoi Kusama Contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's artistic impressions of Veuve Clicquot's new vintage La Grande…

The Power Of Black And White, Dennis Osakue, Acrylic & Collage on Canvas, 150cm x 150cm, 2020 Signature African Art, one of Nigeria's leading contemporary art galleries, opened its first…

Installation view of Looking Up, Helaine Blumenfeld's exhibition at Canary Wharf 2020. Photo © Sean Pollock Helaine Blumenfeld OBE is best known for her large-scale public sculptures whose…

Ruinart recently launched its 'second skin' case, a stylish and more sustainable alternative to the traditional champagne gift box, as pictured above with the Brut Rosé NV and Blanc de Blanc…

This 1995 Ferrari F512M Coupé will be on sale at the Bonhams auction in Zoute, Belgium on October 11 Modern classic cars, desirable machines from the 1980s onwards, are hotter than ever, with…

Marc Quinn in his studio with his work Viral Painting. A Man Tapes Himself to the Colorado Soldiers Monument, Artnet (2020) From his sculpture for Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth to his recent…

Gillian Wearing Lockdown exhibition view: Maureen Paley, London, 2020 © Gillian Wearing, courtesy Maureen Paley, London / Hove Lockdown: a word that's more familiar to most of us now than it was…

Untitled drawing by Hugo Wilson made with charcoal, black chalk, sandpaper and a sanding machine, paper mounted on aluminium. Photograph by Maryam Eisler London-based artist Hugo Wilson works with…

'La marea bajita' from Diango Hernández's Instopia Instagram project Dusseldorf-based, Cuban artist Diango Hernández has been blurring the lines between the virtual and physical since 2015 with…

Soul Healing by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar This Friday will see the public opening of Rebirth, an exhibition of new paintings and the unveiling of a major public installation by French-Iranian artist…

Sunset, a limited edition photograph by Cathleen Naundorf. Courtesy of Cathleen Naundorf studio Maryam Eisler Following in the footsteps of Richard Avedon, Irving Penn and Peter Beard,…

darvish Fakhr photographed by Hugh Fox British-Iranian, Canadian-born, American-raised artist darvish Fakhr's multifaceted practice embraces dualities - light and dark, play and solemnity, movement…

Installation view from Huang Yong Ping's exhibition 'Wu Zei' at Musée océanographique de Monaco (represented by Kamel Mennour) The art world has been hit harder than most industries by the global…

Drawings for Ruinart 2020, by David Shrigley Glasgow-based artist David Shrigley is best known for his playful and humorous illustrations, which are often accompanied by deadpan captions,…

Conrad Shawcross’s sculpture Bicameral at the pedestrian entrance to Chelsea Barracks. Chelsea Barracks has already established itself as one of the most desirable places to live in London. Its…

The Silent Evolution (2009) by Jason deCaires Taylor, at Cancún Marine Park, Mexico. Artist, diver and marine conservationist Jason deCaires Taylor creates mesmerising underwater art that draws…

Jean-François Dieterich (left) with Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar at the Villa Cuccia-Noya. The south of France, home to Matisse, Cézanne and Van Gogh, has one of the greatest artistic legacies in the…

Mickalene Thomas with her work Clarivel #6 (2019). Photograph by Maryam Eisler New York-based Mickalene Thomas is an important and innovative voice in the art world. Her dazzling portraits of…

Crown (2006) by Wangechi Mutu. Courtesy of Deutsche Bank Collection One of the key elements of this year’s edition of Frieze New York was to have been an exhibition drawn from the legendary art…

Installation view of 'Works on Paper' by Peter Schuyff at Carl Kostyál Gallery, London Peter Schuyff was a central figure in New York's East Village scene in the 1980s, where he worked for a…

Photogenic Painting, Untitled 75/31, Barbara Kasten. Copyright & courtesy the artist Barbara Kasten is one of the most intriguing and influential photographic artists of the past 50 years. Born…

One of the participating artist's in the process of sculpting marble at the inaugural edition of Jeddah’s Red Sea Sculpture Symposium Saudi Arabia is working hard to rediscover its cultural…

'James Turrell' installed at Pace Gallery, 6 Burlington Gardens, London. From left: Sagittarius (2019); Cassiopeia (2019); Pegasus (2019). Photograph by Damian Griffiths James Turrell's practice…

The gallery's founder Maria Behnam-Bakhtiar in front of a painting by Farzad Kohan in the exhibition ‘Human Being, Being Human’ Galerie Maria Behnam-Bakhtiar, a new gallery in the heart of…

Commissions by Audemars Piguet include Ryoji Ikeda’s Data-Verse (2019) Olivia Giuntini is brand director at family-owned Swiss watch manufacturer Audemars Piguet, known for its thoughtful…

Still from Don't Cross the Bridge Before You Get to the River (2008), a film by Francis Alÿs. Photo Roberto Rubalcava This year, Francis Alÿs becomes the seventh artist to receive the Whitechapel…

Installation view of Maturation by José Yaque (2020) at Galleria Continua Roma, St. Regis. Image courtesy the artist and Galleria Continua Founded in 1990 by three friends in the Tuscan town of…

French artist Richard Orlinski is known for his large-scale vibrant sculptures The contemporary art world might turn up its nose at Richard Orlinski's Disney collaborations, but the French artist…

Installation view of Betye Saar: Call and Response, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Betye Saar, photo © Museum Associates/ LACMA Following a major exhibition at MoMA at the end of…

A sculpture by LouLou Siem installed in Gaggenau's Mayfair showroom Last Wednesday evening the doors of Gaggenau's Mayfair showroom were locked for a private party hosted by LUX with an exclusive…

Installation view of Lethe by Henrik Uldalen at JD Malat Gallery, Mayfair Henrik Uldalen is a self-taught artist, who caught the attention of gallerist Jean-David Malat via his Instagram account.…

Installation view of Human Being, Being Human by Farzad Kohan at Galerie Maria Behnam-Bakhtiar Last week saw the opening of Monaco's latest contemporary art gallery Galerie Maria Behnam-Bakhtiar.…

Untitled (2019) by Henrik Aa. Uldalen Jean-David Malat is part of a new wave of art dealers. Clients include Bono, Kate Moss and Lily Allen, you can buy his art on Instagram, and you’re as likely…

Red Extremis (2019), Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar Last week saw the opening of Franco-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar's latest solo exhibition Extremis at the Setareh Gallery in Düsseldorf A…

M+ will transform the West Kowloon skyline LUX Contributing Editor and Hong Kong art and design doyen Alan Lo in conversation with Suhanya Raffel, the director of M+ – a museum set to change the…

Guests admiring the shortlisted artworks on display in the RA's life-drawing room The launch event of Louis Roederer's Brut Nature 2012 saw twelve students from the Royal Academy of Arts…

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

Peter Beard & Mock Elephant Charge (1985), by Mirella Ricciardi Born in Kenya, Mirella Ricciardi has worked as a photographer for over 65 years, shooting everything from high-profile fashion…

Iranian artist Shirin Neshat's label designs on display at the closing ceremony of the Ornellaia auction at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice Italian wine producer Ornellia's 11th annual…

'Autumn' (2019), Chloe Ho . Chinese ink and acrylic on cloth Hong Kong-based artist Chloe Ho revives ancient techniques of Chinese ink painting with a contemporary perspective. Following the…

OMM designed by Kengo Kuma & Associates. © NAARO Last weekend saw the opening of Odunpazari Modern Museum (OMM), a major new art museum founded by art collector Erol Tabanca and designed by…

Installation view of the 'What’s Up' exhibition curated by Lawrence Van Hagen in Hong Kong Lawrence Van Hagen set out to start a travel tech company, and somewhere along the way, ended up…

Inside OMM designed by Kengo Kuma & Associates. Photo by Batuhan Keskiner This September will see the opening of Odunpazari Modern Museum (OMM), a major new art museum in Eskişehir, Turkey.…

Artist Amani Althuwaini pictured with her work Present Tense. Image by James Houston The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre brings Kuwaiti contemporary art to Venice with a mixed-media group…

Installation view of Tony Cragg, Bust, 2014 from Jerome Zodo Gallery at Masterpiece London 2019, photography Ben Fisher, Courtesy Masterpiece London Ahead of the public opening of Masterpiece…

Installation view of 'Echoes of Light' by Andy Moses at JD Malat Gallery, Mayfair, London Last week, Mayfair's JD Malat Gallery celebrated its one-year anniversary with a summer party and private…

An image from Maryam Eisler's new series 'O is for Origin' When Maryam Eisler, LUX Contributing Editor and author of The Sublime Feminine, visited Iceland the results were spectacular At first…

Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar 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…

'Seriera' 2019 by MTArt represented artist David Aiu Servan-Schreiber Marine Tanguy is the founder of arts talent agency MTArt, which represents the likes of Sarah Maple, Alexandra Lethbridge and…

ruby onyinyechi amanze’s ‘Without a Care in the Galaxy, we Danced on Galaxies (or Red Sand with that Different Kind of Sky) with Ghosts of your Fatherland Keeping Watch’ (2015). Deutsche Bank…

Art021 is a contemporary art fair in Shanghai set up by art collector Kelly Ying and her husband Co-founder of Shanghai's contemporary art fair Art021, Kelly Ying is considered one of the most…

'Love Ritual', 2018/19. Oil on canvas. Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar. This year’s edition of artmonte-carlo brings international galleries to the Côte d’Azur. We speak to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat…

'1989 Wandeling', Luc Tuymans. Photo credit Ben Blackwell. Courtesy David Zwirner New York Venice is gearing up for the Biennale with a whole host of exhibitions opening up around the city. One…

The exterior of Deutsche Bank’s PalaisPopulaire, the new Berlin home for its art collection. Opposite: Lohe (1994) by NeoRauch, included in the exhibition ‘The World on Paper’ Spearheaded by…

Henrik Uldalen at work in the studio The JD Malat Gallery opens with an exhibition by an artist discovered on Instagram Jean-David Malat is known for championing emerging artists, although with some…

Gerhard Vormwald, Thomas mit Messlatte, 1980, Gelatin silver print photography, 30cm x 30cm Courtesy Prince House Gallery photo basel is Switzerland's first and only international art fair…

William Eggleston, Memphis, 1965–68. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Promised Gift of Jade Lau. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London/Hong Kong American photographer William…

Château Mouton-Rothschild vineyards in autumn Image: Mathieu Anglada Saison d'Or We all know that collectors of fine art are liable to collectors of great wine: how better to appreciate a Joan…

'Flag' 1958, Jasper Johns. Courtesy: The Art Institute of Chicago. 'Fool's House' 1961-62, Jasper Johns Jasper Johns is one of the most influential artists in America's contemporary art…

Ruinart 12 months Vineyard Shadows by Hubert Le Gall Ruinart has long been a supporter of contemporary arts. Since 1896, the champagne house has commissioned renowned artists to present their own…

Peterson Kamwathi, Medical Establishment-from the Sitting Allowance series, 2009, Courtesy of The Heong Gallery Robert Devereux, former partner of the Virgin empire, served as chairman of the board…

Installation view of Past Skin. Image courtesy of MoMA PS1. Photo by Studio LHOOQ. Look around you. How many screens do you see? How many of us are living in the virtual realm? Our world is…