Hokusai’s Great Wave at the British Museum

  Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) is the subject of an exhibition at the British Museum on view until 13th August 2017. Hokusai’s most famous work, the Great Wave, that the artist produced when… Continue reading

The Cannes Film Festival celebrates its 70th birthday

  This year, the Cannes Film Festival celebrates its 70th birthday and to mark the occasion, a remarkable family picture was taken with 113 leading figures including legendary actress and Cannes Film Festival poster-girl… Continue reading

Venice Art Biennale: Anne Imhof wins the Golden Lion for “Faust”

  Anne Imhof has won the Golden Lion for best national participation with “Faust” a dark, grunge and gothic five-hour performance and music, staged inside the raised-glass floor of the German pavilion. Barking dogs outside,… Continue reading

The Louis Vuitton Cruise 2018 Fashion Show from the Miho Museum in Japan

“After the desert and Palm Springs, the ocean and Rio, I wanted to introduce people to another landscape, to immerse them in a sea of green. With the I.M. Pei’s Miho Museum we… Continue reading

Venice Art Biennale: Intuition at the Palazzo Fortuny

  For the 2017 Venice Art Biennale, collector, dealer, interior designer or simply taste-maker Axel Vervoordt does it again: he presented alongside Daniela Ferretti a remarkable exhibition; in actual fact, his last exhibition… Continue reading

Tori Amos will release Native Invader in September

Tori Amos has announced that she will release her new LP ‘Native Invader,’ her 15th studio album, this September. The album is the singer-songwriter’s first since 2014’s Unrepentant Geraldines. “In life there can be… Continue reading

Catherine Chevillot

Catherine Chevillot, Director of Musée Rodin in Paris, talks to Art is Alive about Rodin’s legacy in the face of the fantastic Kiefer / Rodin exhibition running until 22 October 2017. How renowned… Continue reading

VILLA ASTOR by Flammarion

  Flammarion publishes a ravishing book that showcases the legendary Italian villa that William Waldorf Astor exquisitely curated as a masterpiece of art, architecture, and design. Dominating the Bay of Naplesin the charming… Continue reading

CHANEL revisits Ancient Greece

For the 2017/2018 Chanel Cruise Collection, Karl Lagerfeld took inspiration from Ancient Greece and transformed the Grand Palais into yet another spectacular set. The designer drew an interesting parallel between the simplicity of Ancient… Continue reading

Ben Russell’s Cactus House to coincide with Chelsea Flower Show

Mayfair based contemporary sculpture gallery Hignell Gallery will be showcasing The Cactus House – an installation of sculptor Ben Russell’s striking marble and alabaster cacti. Curated by director Abby Hignell, The Cactus House presents… Continue reading