natural ice landscape

Over the course of his career, David Sinclair has photographed some of our planet’s wildest landscapes and led numerous polar…

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

apple artwork

Danish artist Clara Hastrup graduated from the Royal Academy of Arts in 2020, and is one of the selected artists…

Born in Iran, visual artist Afshin Naghouni immigrated to London in his mid-twenties where he began to establish a reputation…

fish in blue sea

A new generation of photographer-activists are raising awareness of the beauty under the sea, and creating a call to action…

black woman shouting

At the heart of Deutsche Bank’s worldwide art programme is one of the most interesting and diverse corporate contemporary art…

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…

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…

Pear with a slice cut out of its side

The everyday is transformed by the all-seeing eye of German photographer Wolfgang Tillmans “I take pictures, in order to see…

Architectural image

Barbara Kasten is one of the most intriguing and influential photographic artists of the past 50 years. Born in the…

Suspended glowing lights

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

Greenhouses with woman walking

Strawberry Greenhouses (above), is one of the finalists’ entries of the European Environment Agency’s latest photographic competition. Part of a…

Artist portrait of a branch

Brazilian photographer Vik Muniz has responded to Ruinart’s Carte Blanche commission by going back to the roots “A photograph marks…

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…

Artist working in his studio vintage photograph

For a special exhibition at Vieux Chalet in Gstaad, Hauser & Wirth brings together ceramics and paintings by Picasso alongside…

Model wearing drop earrings

Theresa Bruno established her jewellery brand Jordan Alexander in 2013 and since then, her designs have been worn by the…

Portraits hanging on red painted wall of a gallery

Tim Walker’s photographs are usually found on the glossy covers and pages of high-end fashion magazines, but his work holds…

Open kitchen living space with exposed beams

John Pawson is one of the UK’s most renowned architects, known for his signature white, pared-back aesthetic that celebrates space…

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…

Photograph of classical sculptural with human body part draped over

Dutch artist Viviane Sassen is known for her visceral portrayals of the human form in all its beauty and frailty….

A man painting onto an orange wall

LUX Contributing Editor and photographer Maryam Eisler is entranced by Spanish artist Secundino Hernández. Here, she visits and photographs him…

Image of people in a bar with a wolf on the bar counter

Art photographer David Yarrow on his new image of the Pioneer Bar, Cindy Crawford and a wolf We called last…

Louis Roederer International Wine Awards

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

Vineyards pictured at night with orange sky

Louis Roederer makes what might just be the world’s most famous champagne, Cristal, and a range of others all renowned…

Photograph of a bare tree in water covered in birds

American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz wins the 2019 Leica Oskar Barnack Award with his eight-year project exploring the world’s water crisis…

Woman walking towards table wearing a smart dress and holding a parasol

Photographer and LUX Contributing Editor Maryam Eisler’s latest series reimagines a romantic version of the ‘Sublime Feminine’ set amidst the…

Abstract painting of a curved black line

To the majority of people, Dora Maar is Picasso’s lover and his muse, and yet Maar was an innovative and…

Coloured paper cutouts scattered on a wooden floor

German photographer Thomas Demand has become celebrated for his compelling, sometimes shocking, abstract recreations of the everyday. He talks to…

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…

Mature model Mouchette Bell photographed against a white background

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

Model poses in futuristic make-up and styling

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

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…

Woman lies on bed in underwear with her hair tied back in a bun

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

Anna Wallace-Thompson speaks to curator and artist Maryam Eisler about the characters in her latest book, Voices: East London, which…

Two images of red haired model on yellow and turquoise backgrounds

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

Colour photograph of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo holding a traditional figurine against a blue door

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up is an examination of the creation of an artist – and a person, –…

Model poses in pattered one piece swim suit leaning against wooden door with tie headband

LUX’s model of the month series is back with new contributing editor Charlie Newman. Charlie is a model with Models…

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,…

Portrait of artist Viktor Wynd outside of his museum in east London,

Maryam Eisler is a busy woman; co-chair of the Tate’s MENAAC Acquisitions Committee,  member of the Tate International Council, trustee…

Whilst René Magritte is best known for his surrealist paintings (such as the haunting image of the floating apple in…

How would you like your children’s portrait done – in oils, large-format photography,or 3D hologram? LUX Editor-at-Large Gauhar Kapparova meets…

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

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…

Mario Testino fashion photographs on display at the Dubai Design District in 2016

The time is right for the art auction world to embrace the new digital technologies and take auctions online. That…

Hazel Townsend

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

Chiang Mai hotel

Chiang Mai is fast becoming Asia’s most appealing tourist destination with its verdant scenery, glorious temples, thriving arts scene and…

Chloe women

Most people aren’t aware of Guy Bourdin’s close relationship with the fashion house Chloé, but between the late 50s and late…

Model of the month

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

contemporary african art

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

Lola James Harper shop

Rami Mekdachi has worked as a perfumer for over twenty years, collaborating with some of the world’s best known brands,…

David Hockney exhibition london

As David Hockney approaches his 80th birthday, the Tate Britain celebrates his vast and varied body of work in the…

Delhi by Igor Ovsyannaykov

In the past, India’s heaving capital has been a fly-in, fly-out destination for most tourists, but with a booming art…

Melanie Bonajo photography

In a society bombarded with images and digital platforms our lives are constantly being recorded through new perspectives. The inaugural…

Fotofever Paris is a friendly kind of art fair. It welcomes newcomers, whether or not their pockets are deep, and favours fresh faced talent. Ahead…

Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it – the market in photography is booming like never before, and even major…

Controversy and chaos collide in the photography of Tierney Gearon, discovers Millie Walton. No wonder Charles Saatchi is a fan. Tierney Gearon…

Where is the best place to combine a proper luxury holiday, ancient, unknown temples and one of the most unique…

Port, the great fortified wine created by the English in Portugal, was once an essential indulgence in every self-respecting home….

When the photographer ANNA SKLADMANN returned to her parents’ homeland, Russia, she discovered a generation of privileged, sophisticated children. She…

  Christopher Boffoli is the photographer and inspiration behind the astonishing ‘Big Appetites’ series of photographs, of which we publish…

  Olivo Barbieri creates artifice out of reality. The Italian art photographer and film-maker, who has shown at MOMA New…

For the adventurous traveller, no continent has the allure of Africa. The cradle of civilisation is also host to the…