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Portrait photograph by Melanie Dunea Marina Abramović has been tortured and almost killed, by her own audiences, for the sake of her art. She has also redefined the genre and democratised it. The…

Attribution science explores the link between climate and extreme weather Flooding in South Africa, wildfires in California, heatwaves in India: each new extreme weather event seems the…

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Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar painting the mural, The Journey Iranian-French artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar has launched his latest body of work, The Journey, created in collaboration with philanthropist,…

The OWO Whitehall, Residents' Lounge. Image courtesy of Grain London London’s hottest luxury residential area? Westminster, next to the Houses of Parliament and Downing Street. So what took it so…

Left to right: Frédéric Rouzaud, Maria Sukkar, Maryam Eisler, Akosua Viktoria Adu-Sanyah, Carrie Scott, Brandei Estes, Darius Sanai The Louis Roederer Photography Prize for Sustainability was…

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…

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On Monday London bore witness to a storm of ages; and no, not Franklin, but Ozwald Boateng’s historic return to the fashion week fold after a twelve year hiatus. Fara Bashorun, one of the…

As fashion week kicks off in London, we’re celebrating designers who are paving the way for a more sustainable and ethical industry. Here, Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi, the founders and…

One of the hotel's garden suites Why should I go now? It's the first proper February London fashion week since pre-pandemic, and the London scene is hotting up as the latest wave disappears, so a…

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Installation view of Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, September 29, 2021-February 13, 2022). From left to right: Savarin, 1982; Savarin, 1982; Savarin, 1982;…

Four Seasons Private Residences New Orleans Four Seasons is not only world renowned for its luxurious hotels but also its private residences. Here, LUX speaks to Paul White, President of…

Rachel Jones, SMIIILLLLEEEE, 2021. Oil pastel, oil stick on canvas. Photo by Eva Herzog. Courtesy Thaddaeus Ropac gallery In our new online monthly series, LUX's editors, contributors, and…

The living space of a three bedroom apartment at 101 on Cleveland, designed by Bergman & Mar. Image by Taran Wilkuhu London-based interior design studio Bergman & Mar has developed a…

Maureen Bryan & Don McCollin in their studio. Photograph by Maryam Eisler 43 years ago, Don McCollin and Maureen Bryan met and formed a bond which would later result them to become an iconic…

Chelsea Barracks, with spatial layout and interior design by Elicyon. Photo Michael Sinclair An architect by training and an interior designer by trade, Charu Gandhi cites her multicultural…

The OWO by Raffles, Whitehall, London Jeff Tisdall The Old War Office was the centre of operations for the UK war effort. Three quarters of a century later, The OWO has once again become a…

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…

Left to right: Catherine Lampert, Kate Gordon, Idris Khan, Georgina Cohen & Gregor Muir. Bottom: Sigrid Kirk & Maryam Eisler LUX's Chief Contributing Editor Maryam Eisler's latest…

Why should I go now? In the lead up to Christmas London really comes into its own. With sparkling light displays, artisanal markets and towering Christmas trees, it's one of the best places to…

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Goossens' flagship London boutique in Mayfair Parisian couture jewellery house GOOSSENS opens the doors to its first London boutique in Burlington Gardens, Mayfair French jeweller Robert Goossens…

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What happens when you combine a brutal lockdown, a prima ballerina from the Matthew Bourne company, an alternative fashion designer, and a creative photographer? You get Michela Meazza dancing on…

Juanita Ingram is the founder and chair of the board of trustees of Dress for Success Greater London (DfSGL) Attorney, author and actress Juanita Ingram began working as a volunteer for women's…

Sofia Mitsola (Portrait). Courtesy of the artist and Pilar Corrias, London. Photo: Mark Blower. In our new online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Pongracz profiles rising…

Artworks by Erwin Wurm installed in Cafe de Flore, Paris Art historian Anne-Pierre d’Albis-Ganem is the founder of the Parcours-Saint-Germain-des-Prés, a yearly contemporary art festival in…

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Fashion designer Kevin Germanier. Image by Alexandre Haefeli As the fashion industry comes under scrutiny for its environmental credentials in an age of sustainability, one young designer is…

Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar. Image by Marko Delbello Ocepek. Iranian-born designer Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar does it all – interiors, architectural design, weddings. Whether large-scale events or private…

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Aqua Shard donates a percentage of the retail price of every Peter Pan Afternoon Tea to Great Ormand Street Hospital Earlier this month, Aqua Shard in partnership with the Great Ormond Street…

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Sumosan Twiga offers a fusion of Italian and Japanese cuisine Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai discovers the culinary delights of Italian Japanese restaurant Sumosan Twiga An Italian Japanese…

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'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…

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

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The KIKU by Savoir Beds features panels of hand-painted gilded silk wallpaper by London-based company Fromental In 1905 The Savoy Hotel decided to create a bespoke bed for its guests, and so began…

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'Dead End' (2018), Loie Hollowell Frank Cohen is one of the UK's most renowned art collectors. Since selling his DIY business in 1997, he has built up a collection of more than 2,000 artworks by…

'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…

LCB's anniversary show of 'Ballet Shoes' will take place this summer at the Peacock Theatre, London. This year, London Children's Ballet is celebrating their 25th anniversary with a summer…

Home Grown is the latest members' club to open in London aimed at business professionals This month, a new members' club opened its doors in Marylebone, London. Sister to Home House, Home Grown…

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London-based performance artist Tom Pope & founder of the 'One Square Club' What do you get when you squeeze all the opulence and exclusivity of a private members’ club into a box about the…

David Hockney byAndy Warhol, ca. 1972, Polaroid © 2018 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Licensed by DACS, London. Courtesy BASTIAN, London Established in 1989 by Celine and…

The Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG: Mercedes’ high-performance version of a family car Our high-performance Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG is transformed further by the simple expedients of an excellent annual…

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Spring Place New York: members-only collaborative workspace and social club Co-working spaces are already well integrated into our urban landscapes. Companies like WeWork provide communal offices…

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Labassa Woolfe's Fitzrovia boutique Fitzrovia's latest opening, Labassa Woolfe is the brainchild of Johan Labassa, an antiques dealer, and Joe Woolfe, previously Retail Director at Savile Row…

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Auctioning ROKSANDA dresses from super-hot designer Roksanada Ilincic and works by Serbian artist Cile Marinkovic was always going to raise some hands. This week, LUX joined a select audience of…

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Ex-Nobu head chef, Scott Hallsworth, provides Londoners with a rare insight into some of his favourite foods at a wonderfully wintery pop-up that will have your taste-buds tingling and your eyes all…

The Frieze art fairs in London and New York are the reference points for the brave new world of contemporary art: at once ground-breaking and commercial, edgy and established, and a badge of honour…

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The investment potential of the best art will just keep on increasing, says Simon de Pury, one of the world’s most renowned auctioneers, as art becomes ever more aligned with high luxury. Simon…

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The century old White Chapel Gallery is still a Mecca of contemporary art   Mayfair is so 2012. The future of London retail, art, cuisine, and trends, is east, on the grimy streets of…

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