luxurious drawing room with plants

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel and resort brand of Hilton Worldwide, recently embarked on a major transformation…

architectural pavilion in a city

The beauty and purity of form of Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava’s buildings around the world belie the marvels of engineering…

Rashid Johnson is a cult superstar among contemporary artists, inexorably leading the cultural narrative. His wife Sheree Hovsepian, herself an…

collage artwork

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

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

Man awarding medal

Keith Breslauer is the founder and Managing Director of private equity company Patron Capital, and a trustee and donor to…

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…

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…

Woman's face close-up

Art photographer Senta Simond sets out to explore the female image through what she calls her own definition of a…

Church and square

Last week saw the official launch of the 13th edition of Knight Frank’s Wealth Report at Chelsea Barracks in Belgravia,…

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…

Contemporary style kitchen with stools

Of all rooms in the house, kitchens demand the best design for function as well as looks. Cultural critic Stephen…

Two young men in their rooms

You’ll bump into The Gstaad Guy at the yacht club, the art fair and on the slopes; if you don’t know him already, you’re clearly in the wrong milieu.

Woman standing on cliff

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

Glamorous woman lounging by exotic pool

Launching our new insider guide feature, Italian designer Alberta Ferretti reveals her favourite spots in her hometown Cattolica – as…

Man standing in front of street artwork

Philipp Plein is the partying designer for the Monaco private-jet set, who has also retained his status among fashion’s elite….

Abstract ink painting in black and pink

Navigating the deep waters of the Asian art scene could be treacherous, without a guide such as Calvin Hui. Jason…

Model lying in underwear and skirt on the ground

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

Luxury hotel interiors of a drawing room with painted walls and soft furnishings

Since he created it in 1996, Sir Rocco Forte has grown his eponymous luxury hotel group to include multiple properties…

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…

hotel bar restaurant with view over New York City

President of Lightstone Mitchell Hochberg has put his stamp on New York with multiple real-estate developments, including luxury residences 130…

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…

Sculpture of a family in a domestic setting by artist Cathy Wilkes

Traditionally, art exhibitions have been directed by curators, but now there is a move to hand the reins over to…

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

Modelling campaign featuring a mature model wearing chic office wear

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

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…

A Hong Kong market place at night photographed by @nelis_vansia

Has Instagram been taken over by fake follower fever, banal mirror selfies and blatant product promotion? Not if you’re one…

Miniature painting by artist Hana Louise Shahnavaz of galloping horses

Are you a scientist or an artist, a genius or a poet? Do you really have to choose? Perhaps humans…

Hublot brand ambassador Usain Bolt poses in front of textured wall

Hublot is fusing smart technology with sleek design to enthral a new generation of customers. Jason Barlow reports Hublot is…

Aerial shot of Château de Versailles, France

Throughout Spring 2019, Sotheby’s will auction 75-limited edition cases from Château Mouton Rothschild to help fund restoration projects at the…

Singer Lenny Kravitz performs on stage with Leonardo DiCaprio and Madonna

Whether painting, music or immersive experiences, artists – and the art they produce – play a huge role in raising…

Historical suffragette photograph in black and white of women's parade holding signs with the suffrage message

As we celebrate the 100 year anniversary since women were given the vote in parliamentary elections, Angela Westwater, one of the art…

Entrepreneur Wendy Yu poses with locals from Rwanda

Wendy Yu – entrepreneur, investor, cultural ambassador, fashion devotee, and frequent flyer between Shanghai, Hong Kong, London and New York…

stylish contemporary interiors of a lounge space with orange chairs, big glass windows and wooden detailing

Co-working spaces are already well integrated into our urban landscapes. Companies like WeWork provide communal offices for start-ups and self-employed…

Skyline view of Manhattan Upper West Side, luxury neighbourhood

Gennady Perepada is New York’s go-to real estate broker who curates lavish lifestyles for his elite, high-net worth clients. LUX…

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

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…

Exhibition of the month

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

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…

Supermodel alicia rountree

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

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