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

exhibition installation

Lisa Anderson is an independent curator and the founder of the Instagram account @blackbritishart, which she uses as a platform…

collage artwork

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

British artist Antony Micallef’s practice blurs the boundaries between painting and sculpture. His textural artworks are the result of a…

apple artwork

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

contemporary female nude

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

woman with red hair

Contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s artistic impressions of Veuve Clicquot’s new vintage La Grande Dame 2012 pay tribute to the…

public sculptures

Helaine Blumenfeld OBE is best known for her large-scale public sculptures whose undulating, ethereal forms evoke a sense of fragility…

black woman shouting

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

protest painting

From his sculpture for Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth to his recent guerrilla monument to replace the toppled bronze of a…

public gardens by residential towers

Chelsea Barracks has already established itself as one of the most desirable places to live in London. Its gardens, with…

fine jewellery

The heritage of Parisian jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels is being honoured by an exhibition at the Muséum National d’Histoire…

Architectural image

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

Artist at work sculpting marble

Saudi Arabia is working hard to rediscover its cultural roots, promote contemporary art and establish itself as a cultural destination,…

Exhibition of kitchen appliances

Last week, LUX attended the launch of Gaggenau’s new combi-steam ovens, presented alongside underwater artworks by artist Jason deCaires Taylor…

Sculpture of hands in a bridge

Italian artist Lorenzo Quinn has been commissioned to create artworks for the likes of the Vatican, the State of Qatar,…

Design exhibition with contemporary furnishings

Earlier this month, the invitation-only design fair NOMAD returned to St. Moritz for its third edition, showcasing collectible objects and…

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…

People standing in water holding boats

This year, Francis Alÿs becomes the seventh artist to receive the Whitechapel Gallery’s prestigious annual Art Icon award in partnership…

Artist sitting by sculpture of a gorilla

The contemporary art world might turn up its nose at Richard Orlinski’s Disney collaborations, but the French artist couldn’t care…

Installation view of exhibition

Following a major exhibition at MoMA at the end of last year, Betye Saar’s latest solo show Call and Response…

Sculpture of a head standing on a counter in a kitchen

Last Wednesday evening the doors of Gaggenau’s Mayfair showroom were locked for a private party hosted by LUX with an…

Gold contemporary art piece

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

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….

Man sitting on the floor in front of sculptures of dinasours

French artist Richard Orlinski is known for his bold, pop-art sculptures, which have appeared at French Grand Prix and on…

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…

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…

Two businessmen standing beside a giant sculpture of a blue gorilla

Luxury Swiss watchmaker Hublot is letting artists design their timepieces, and their customers and collectors love them. Rachael Taylor examines…

Artist Philip Colbert pictured in his London studio

In a warehouse in east London, Philip and Charlotte Colbert are creating a world of Pop art and sculpture that…

Rachel Whiteread sculpture on the edge of a lake in the US

Rachel Whiteread, winner of the 2019 Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon award, has illuminated the world’s art scene with her blazing…

Philip Colbert lobster art installation

London-based contemporary artist Philip Colbert works within the self-defined movement of ‘Neo Pop Surrealism’. His distinctive, wildly vibrant aesthetic speaks…

Swiss sculptor Giacometti's famous collective of female sculptures entitled Women of Venice

Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti is renowned for his figurative sculpture and dedicated exploration of the human condition. His work, in…

Two colourful sculptures of men standing in a lush green garden

Last week saw the private view and opening of French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s latest exhibition. LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai was entranced….

Life-size sculptures of male silhouettes with one real man at the back of a line of three

Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s latest exhibition responds to the work of French polymath Jean Cocteau. Virginia Blackburn travels to the Cote d’Azur to meet the…

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…

An artistic interpretation of Runiart Champagne House by Scottish Artist Georgia Russell

Ruinart has long been a supporter of contemporary arts. Since 1896, the champagne house has commissioned renowned artists to present their…

Luxury kitchen appliance brand, Gaggenau, gets creative with Brazilian-born artist, Mayra Sérgio, to host an exhibition, ‘Sensorial Shelter’, in their…

contemporary african art

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

beirut architect nadim karam

Born in Senegal, and raised in Lebanon, Nadim Karam is an architect, painter, sculptor, writer and designer. With his Beirut-based multidisciplinary design studio,…