Posts Tagged ‘art’

Re-designing Miamis art scene

Re-designing Miamis art scene

Designing a home for some of the world’s most impressive collections of art presents a tricky task: if done right, the architecture of a gallery can re-invigorate the work within it and give the local area a new lease of life. (more…)

My Baku: Aida Mahmudova

My Baku: Aida Mahmudova

The Azerbaijani artist and founder of the Yarat Contemporary Art Foundation, Aida Mahmudova studied at Central Saint Martins in London, and lives between London and Baku, where she grew up. (more…)

Amanda Harlech: My Edinburgh

Amanda Harlech: My Edinburgh

Amanda Harlech, long-time muse to Karl Lagerfeld, revisits the haunts that keep her and the Chanel designer returning to the Scottish capital.

WHY VISIT
‘Karl has long been coming to Scotland for inspiration – not just for its fine argyles, tweeds and cashmeres, introduced by Coco Chanel when she was the Duke of Westminster’s lover – but for its beauty. (more…)

Tel Aviv’s new art gallery is a temple to modernism

Tel Aviv’s new art gallery is a temple to modernism

Israel’s very modern city kicks off its Year of Art this month with the opening of a new contemporary art gallery.

The new gallery – named the Herta & Paul Amir Building – is the latest addition to the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. (more…)

From the Lower East Side to the Far East

From the Lower East Side to the Far East

Installed snugly – and somewhat unexpectedly – amid Hong Kong’s glassy skyscrapers is the understated Pedder Building, one of the last remaining examples of 1920s neo-classical architecture in what has become an increasingly flash and futuristic-looking metropolis. (more…)

Art with sole

Art with sole

Art Basel came to Hong Kong for the first time this year, with galleries from all over the world showcasing paintings, sculpture and photography from both established artists and emerging talent. (more…)

More art, sir?

More art, sir?

Istanbul’s new luxury hotel plans to guide you through the city’s burgeoning cultural scene.

If you’ve always wanted to have a go at time travel but never got your DeLorean working, just take a walk through Istanbul. (more…)

What’s on at Edinburgh Art Festival

What’s on at Edinburgh Art Festival

Set up in 1947, the Edinburgh International Festival was conceived as Scotland’s biggest arts and culture festival, with an assorted programme of theatre, opera, music, visual and performance art. (more…)

The art of coffee and culture

The art of coffee and culture

The celebrated international pop-up gallery and cafe, Galleria Illy, will be setting up shop in London this September.

Michaelangelo Pistoletto, winner of the 2003 Venice Biennale’s Golden Lion for Lifelong Achievement award, will be directing the exhibition. (more…)

Show time for Prada

Show time for Prada

Following last year’s sensational Alexander McQueen retrospective, the subjects of this spring’s Costume Institute exhibition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art are Miuccia Prada and 1930s fashion legend Elsa Schiaparelli, whose subversive designs influenced her fellow Italian’s unconventional aesthetic. (more…)

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