Diane Pernet

  Diane Pernet needs no presentation but for those who don’t know her, she is a world-renowned fashion critic and video journalist based in Paris… the grande dame of online fashion! Previously a… Continue reading

Etienne Derœux

Meet Etienne Derœux, an emerging French fashion designer who recently presented his debut S/S 2012 collection in Paris, at Six Showroom. It features an amazing sense of purity. His approach to fashion is intellectual. For… Continue reading


I first met Pandemonia at London Fashion Week two years ago and I was immediately intrigued by the character. I wanted to know more about her typical day, tastes in fashion and art,… Continue reading

Banks Violette

  I’ve been an admirer of Banks Violette for a long time. So you can imagine how happy I was when I received this email: “Hi Nicolas, I was forwarded an email from… Continue reading

Tilda Swinton

  Pringle of Scotland is one of the oldest names in the Scottish borders, the birthplace of the British knitwear industry. Founded in 1815 by Robert Pringle, the company began as a manufacturer… Continue reading

Maxime Simoens

  Inspired by Loic Prigent and Mademoiselle Agnès’s TV show on emerging fashion talents, Art is Alive decided to pay more attention to budding designers. A fair question to ask is who is the… Continue reading


A couple of months ago, my dream came true: I had the chance to meet artist Invader who is presenting a solo-exhibition at Lazarides gallery in London. He defines himself as an “UFA,… Continue reading

Hans Ulrich Obrist

At last Art Basel, I had the chance to see Il Tempo del Postino at Theatre Basel. The Independent called this unique show “The world’s first visual arts opera” after its first and… Continue reading

Alex Flemming

  I had the chance to meet Alex Flemming while I was in Dubai for Art Dubai in 2008. I was fascinated by his pieces called “Flying Carpet” that I found funny but… Continue reading

Chus Burés

Chus Burés, contemporary jewellery designer, creative genius and Spain National Hero, who oftens shows his designs in Basel during Art Basel talks to Art is Alive.  Chus collaborated with the biggest artists including… Continue reading