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The National Portrait Gallery acquires its largest group of Afro-Caribbean sitters

  The National Portrait Gallery has acquired thirty-seven portraits of black Britons chosen for their achievements in politics, business, culture, religion and science, it was announced today, Friday 18 August. It is the… Continue reading

Andrea Pallarès’ convertible design

  Andrea Pallarès, product designer originally from Catalunya, just graduated from the the Royal College of Art in London and this is what she made it with. She designed Nook, a flexible and… Continue reading

Dior Designer of Dreams at Musée des Arts Décoratifs

  On the occasion of what would be Dior’s 70th anniversary, the fashion house presents a fascinating exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. An unmissable event for the aficionados of… Continue reading

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When in Paris: stay at Le Roch Hôtel & Spa

  Le Roch Hôtel & Spa is without doubt the best recently-opened boutique hotel in Paris. Nested in the quiet Rue Saint-Roch, five minutes from the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Comédie Française, Jeu de Paume,… Continue reading

Five Van Gogh Sunflowers on three continents virtually united for the first time

  The Sunflowers series dates from 1888, when Van Gogh left Paris to paint in the brilliant sunshine of the South of France. He rented a house in Arles – ‘The Yellow House’… Continue reading

Gucci’s sepia sci-fi Hollywood film inspired campaign rules

  Gucci’s artistic director Alessandro Michele and videographer Glen Luchford ‘kill it’ again with the recent Winter Instagram campaign inspired by vintage 1960s and 70s Hollywood sepia-texture sci-fi / horror movies. Star Trek,… Continue reading

Sky Plain by James Turrell opens at Amanzoe

  “We are creatures of the light, especially sunlight. I use light to explore perception but I did not create the light. This work is about sharing the light.” – James Turrell. Sky… Continue reading

Kurt Cobain’s artworks go on view at Seattle Art Fair

  Artworks by Nirvana singer and icon, Kurt Cobain, some of which never-before seen in public before, are on view at Seattle Art Fair (3-6 August), on the United Talent Agency (UTA) booth. UTA’s… Continue reading

Matisse in the Studio, Royal Academy

  Matisse in the Studio, presented at the Royal Academy of Arts in London until 12th November, juxtaposes the objects the French master loved alongside paintings, sculptures, drawing and prints he composed throughout… Continue reading