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IMPRESSIONIST AND MODERN ART 29 MARCH AT CHRISTIE’S PARIS

IMPRESSIONIST AND MODERN ART 29 MARCH AT CHRISTIE’S PARIS

The Impressionist and Modern Art department is pleased to host its next sale on Friday March 29th. Around 100 works of art will be offered at auction which will take place during the Salon du Dessin (that will be held from Wednesday March 27th to Monday April 1st). This sale […]

The Material is The Message by Snarkitecture

LAUFEN will present a special installation at the FuoriSalone in collaboration with the visionary studio Snarkitecture. The materials of the industrial ceramic production are the ingredients of an exceptional Snarkitecture installation that sets out to narrate the world of LAUFEN in a novel and very direct way.At […]

ART PARIS Grand Palais 4th – 7th avril 2019 A sparkling 21st edition focusing on Women Artists and Latin America

Favouring a thematic approach and open to all mediums, the 21st edition of the fair will bring together 150 modern and contemporary art galleries under the majestic glass roof of the Grand Palais from 4th -7th April 2019.Art Paris has an identity all of its own: an international art fair, it focuses on new discoveries, as well as placing special emphasis on the European scene from the post-war years to the present day, whilst exploring the new horizons of international creation, whether in Asia, Africa, the Middle East or Latin America.With 150 galleries (44% of whom are first-time participants) compared to 143 in 2018, from 20 different countries (with for the first time Cameroun, Bulgaria, Mexico and Peru), the 2019 selection also bears witness to the fair’s move upmarket with the arrival of galleries such as Art : Concept, Ceysson & Bénétière, Jérôme Poggi, Praz Delavallade and SAGE Paris.A GAZE AT WOMEN ARTISTS IN FRANCE
Curated by AWARE: Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions, the 2019 edition presents a critical and subjective overview of the work of women artists in France from the post-war period to the present day with 25 projects selected from amongst the exhibits of participating galleries. This selection is divided into four themes: Abstraction, the Feminist Avant-Garde, Image and Theatricality. AWARE has also been invited to write a critical essay that situates each artist’s work in its historical context.

LATIN AMERICAN ART
In 2019, Art Paris is setting out to explore Latin American art from the 1960s to the present day. Around twenty European, Asian and Latin American galleries are presenting an ensemble of 60 Argentinean, Brazilian, Chilean, Columbian, Cuban, Mexican, Peruvian and Venezuelan artists. In parallel, other projects such as a video programme, installation artworks, the presentation of a private collection and conferences at the Maison de l’Amérique latine will highlight the creative effervescence that reigns on the continent.Southern Stars: An Exploration of Latin American Art is curated by the independent exhibition curator Valentina Locatelli, who is based in Switzerland.

Richard Ginori wins the Tableware International Awards of Excellence 2019 in the “Decorative” category for the “Totem” collection

A contemporary take on the decorative traditions of the 18th century featuring bold colours, the “Totem” collection can be customised with an inscription, phrase or memory to make each piece truly unique. The awards ceremony took place in Frankfurt, with the winners selected by a […]

NELLY KORDA IS THE NEWEST RICHARD MILLE PARTNER

– Winner of the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open– Second LPGA title for the golfer– Wears an RM 007 TitaniumRichard Mille is pleased to welcome and congratulate the strikingly young golfer Nelly Korda, who triumphed last weekend at the Australian Open in Adelaide.The 20-year old […]

CHRISTIE’S THE GEORGE MICHAEL COLLECTION MAIN CATALOGUE NOW PUBLISHED   EVENING AUCTION: 14 MARCH 2019 ONLINE AUCTION: 8-15 MARCH 2019

CHRISTIE’S THE GEORGE MICHAEL COLLECTION MAIN CATALOGUE NOW PUBLISHED EVENING AUCTION: 14 MARCH 2019 ONLINE AUCTION: 8-15 MARCH 2019

The main catalogue for The George Michael Collection has now been published online and is available to browse and purchase. Proceeds from this sale, including catalogues, will be used to continue George Michael’s philanthropic work. The George Michael Collection represents an extraordinary period in British art and culture. Centred on the triumph of the Young British Artists – a loose group primarily taught at Goldsmiths College in the late 1980s, many of whom were launched to stardom following the young Damien Hirst’s 1988 group exhibition Freeze – it celebrates a time in which new life was breathed into London. Formaldehyde works by Hirst, embroideries and neons by Tracey Emin, a grungy self-portrait by Sarah Lucas, and bronze gorillas by Angus Fairhurst are instantly recognisable, encapsulating some of the now-iconic practices whose impact in the 1990s resonates to this day.

Taken as a whole, the collection explores how the artists working during this time united the conceptual and the visceral. They used imagery (and objects, often repurposed in neo-Duchampian mode) taken from daily, urban life, and treated their radical content with irony, pragmatism and wit. While their practices were dizzyingly diverse, they were broadly united by a democracy of materials and meaning. Many of them came from regional or working-class backgrounds, and they were seen by some as invaders out to disrupt the staid provincialism of the capital’s art world. The collection presents a rich display of their individual innovations. It also paints a picture of the network of strong personal and professional relationships that underlay this era’s remarkable creative energy, highlighting the role that George Michael played in nurturing the creative talent of his generation.

Cristian Albu, Co-Head, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Europe, Christie’s: “This exceptional collection captures the essence of creativity associated with Britain during the 1990s. The friendships that existed between the artists at the helm of this zeitgeist are the foundations upon which it was built and this was complemented by the personal relationships George Michael then developed with the artists. Proceeds from this sale will be used to continue George Michael’s philanthropic work. It is a huge honour for Christie’s to present this collection and celebrate the artists whose work enlivened the art scene in London and whose influence still resonates throughout the city.”

Paola Saracino Fendi, Associate Director, Specialist, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s London: “George Michael’s name resonates with fans globally and speaks of pioneering creative talent. The George Michael Collection reflects this revolutionary spirit in its dynamic group of artists and dedication to the arts . We are thrilled that both auctions provide a universal platform for collectors of all levels to acquire works from this prestigious collection: a continued legacy for George Michael and the artists he was passionate about.”

The perfect Valentine’s gift

It’s love at first sight: Givenchy is reinventing the case of its famous Rouge Interdit lipstick to bring you a Valentine’s Day that’s both intense and romantic. Two star shades of Rouge Interdit are available in limited editions: Rouge Interdit No. 13, a bright, vivid […]

Elizabeth Debicki shines in Chopard at the BAFTAS

Actress Elizabeth Debicki choose to wear to the Bafta Awards earrings from the Haute-Joiallerie Collection of Chopard. White 18k gold earrings set with pearls and diamonds and a ring of the La Strada collection. 

Joseph Fiennes wears Montblanc at the 2019 British Academy Film Awards


Joseph Fiennes and Maria Dolores Dieguez attended the EE British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London this week.

Joseph Fiennes wore the Montblanc 4810 Day-Date watch combined with cufflinks from the ‘Star’ collection.    

MARY J. BLIGE WEARS RALPH & RUSSO READY-TO-WEAR AT ‘THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY’ PREMIERE

 Singer and songwriter, Mary J. Blige, stunned in Ralph & Russo as she attended the premiere of ‘The Umbrella Academy’ last night in Los Angeles. Wearing a vibrant orange double satin asymmetric cocktail dress, featuring a draped sash from the Ready-to-Wear collection. 

Harry Winston presents The Avenue Classic Sweet Valentine

Relive the romance of Valentine’s Day every minute of the day with this heartfelt tribute to love. Beating with three-dimensional hearts in passionate red mother-of-pearl, the graceful white gold case of this Avenue Classic timepiece is adorned with diamonds and a touch of luscious red […]

Actress Juliette Binoche and model Toni Garrn attended the premiere of The Kindness of Strangers at the Berlinale dressed in Chopard


Luxe Life Magazine

Spring into Spring

Spring into Spring

Spring into Spring

Miami is the place to see and be seen this Spring (by Sebastian Marc)

Faena District in Mid beach

Spring is upon us and its time to swap our cashmere sweaters for shorts and sandals!  The flowers are starting to bloom and the weather only gets better.

Spring is a fantastic season. The best in my opinion to take a break, relax and be creative. The flowers are in Bloom, the greys fade and the temperature rises with it.  Spring «break» is a great time to get away from it all. This year Miami is one of those places we all have to escape to. The clear blue skies, the tropical sea and the perfect party season. Who could blame you!

South Beach Art Deco

South beach, made world famous by Miami Vice, is the epicentre of everything sun and sea. Ocean Drive is the catwalk of all things Miami, Supermodels, drifters, filmstars and  locals call this stretch of Nirvanna the place to be! South Beach has always known how to reinvent itself. Starting as a sleepy town, to nomads land later on in the 80s as a bohemian bolthole to the 2000s as a celeb magnet.  As of late South Beach is going through its latest ,and most profound revival. South Beach is home to the celebrated Art Basel (and by far the most popular of Art Basel festivals).

Art BASEL….

Art Basel has helped Miami shrug of its down market image of drunk fuelled beach party’s.  Art, sophistication and world renowed design now reign supreme in this city. However Miami, unlike so many other destinations still retains its Latin-Carribbean feel. Despite all the Luxury condos and Hotels Miami is still a home from home for so many different nationalities. In few other cities do different nationailities intergrate and co-exist in such a beautiful way as they do in Miami.

 

Keeping it cool with some coconut milk..

We can’t talk about Miami and not mention Art Deco! Miami Beach has the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in the world and many of these masterpieces have been transformed into stunning Hotels. The Raleigh is my favourite on South Beach. It is on the best stretch of South Beach right on the water but still remains secluded and privee.

The fantastic Raleigh Hotel with is surreal pool!

Miami is the best place to see and be seen whether its your first time or not

Now do you need more convincing to visit Miami?

Cathay Pacific has daily flights from Hong Kong and Tapei to Miami.

On our way there chicas!….

 

 


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