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Eric Fischl and his painting Sign of the Times. Image courtesy of Maryam Eisler Internationally acclaimed American painter, Eric Fischl is not only creating some of the most iconic and…

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…

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VOLTA Art Fair. New York City. Photo: David Willems Kamiar Maleki entered the art world at a young age and quickly became a leading curator and collector. Now Director of Volta Art Fairs, he speaks…

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 La Cura's intimate supper clubs hosted by Olivia Muniak in Los Angeles In her first column for LUX, Los Angeles-based chef and entrepreneur Olivia Muniak traces the historical and modern…

The Park Avenue entrance to Waldorf Astoria New York’s luxury residences, The Towers Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel and resort brand of Hilton Worldwide, recently…

Santiago Calatrava. Portrait by Jacqueline Roberts The beauty and purity of form of Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava’s buildings around the world belie the marvels of engineering that he…

Rashid Johnson in the studio with a work from his series Anxious Red Paintings. Photograph by Sheree Hovsepian Rashid Johnson is a cult superstar among contemporary artists, inexorably leading the…

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…

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,…

Keith Breslauer congratulating a wounded British veteran during The Veteran Games Keith Breslauer is the founder and Managing Director of private equity company Patron Capital, and a trustee and…

Ruth B. photographed during making of her video for the single ‘Dirty Nikes’, 2020. Image by Gabriel LN. Is Canadian singer-songwriter Ruth B. the new Tracy Chapman? She has a soulful voice,…

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…

Copyright & courtesy of Senta Simond Art photographer Senta Simond sets out to explore the female image through what she calls her own definition of a woman. She talks us through images from…

Knight Frank launched its 2020 Wealth Report at Chelsea Barracks, a new luxury residential development in Belgravia, London Last week saw the official launch of the 13th edition of Knight…

Shirin Neshat at home in New York City Shirin Neshat’s devastatingly striking art combines dream, reality and an undercurrent of anger and sadness. As a major retrospective of her work is held in…

The Gaggenau stand at the EuroCucina 2018 exhibition Stephen Bayley Of all rooms in the house, kitchens demand the best design for function as well as looks. Cultural critic Stephen Bayley…

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. Here, the Instagram legend’s two…

British model and founder of Wilder Botanics Rachel Boss. Image by Aaron Hurley LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing…

Photograph by Mattia Aquila Launching our new insider guide feature, Italian designer Alberta Ferretti reveals her favourite spots in her hometown Cattolica - as well as a few from further…

Philipp Plein at his Resort show during the Cannes Film Festival in 2018 Philipp Plein is the partying designer for the Monaco private-jet set, who has also retained his status among fashion’s…

'Moon Walk' (1969), by Liu Kuo-sung Navigating the deep waters of the Asian art scene could be treacherous, without a guide such as Calvin Hui. Jason Chung Tang Yen talks to the Hong Kong and…

Model and founder of Metizo chocolate, Avril Guerrero. Instagram: @_avril_guerrero LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series,…

The Rocco Forte Balmoral hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland Since he created it in 1996, Sir Rocco Forte has grown his eponymous luxury hotel group to include multiple properties in key destinations…

'Big Bang Fountain' (2014) by Olafur Eliasson The Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson famously brought the sun to Tate Modern. He is now returning for a major retrospective this summer. He talks art,…

The entrance to the Moxy Hotel in Chelsea, NYC President of Lightstone Mitchell Hochberg has put his stamp on New York with multiple real-estate developments, including luxury residences 130…

'that pause of space' (2019), Edmund de Waal, on view in the North Hall, © Edmund de Waal. Courtesy the artist and The Frick Collection; photo: Christopher Burke Edmund de Waal is known as a…

‘Untitled’ (2012) by Cathy Wilkes at MoMA PS1, New York, 2017 Zoe Whitley Traditionally, art exhibitions have been directed by curators, but now there is a move to hand the reins over to…

Kenny Scharf reenacting his emoji-like paintings' emotions with ‘Scardey’ (above his head) and ‘Tribali' on his side American artist Kenny Scharf's work straddles a line between pop-art,…

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Installation shot from ‘Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today’ at the ICA/Boston, 2018: ‘Imagination, Dead Imagine’ (1991) by Judith Barry We live in interesting times – so…

Instagram: @nelis_vansia Has Instagram been taken over by fake follower fever, banal mirror selfies and blatant product promotion? Not if you’re one of the new wave of creatives, eschewing…

'Shabdiz and Gholghoun, horses of Persian poetic myth;' Hana Louise Shahnavaz (2018) Are you a scientist or an artist, a genius or a poet? Do you really have to choose? Perhaps humans are more…

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Five Château Mouton Rothschild vintages will be included in the "Versailles Celebration Cases" Throughout Spring 2019, Sotheby's will auction 75-limited edition cases from Château Mouton…

Lenny Kravitz performs at the 2017 Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gala, with DiCaprio (centre) and Madonna (right) Whether painting, music or immersive experiences, artists – and the art they…

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520 Park Avenue, under construction, seen from Central Park Gennady Perepada is New York’s go-to real estate broker who curates lavish lifestyles for his elite, high-net worth clients. LUX…

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