Posts Tagged ‘art’

Paris’s new home of contemporary art

Paris’s new home of contemporary art

The Palais de Tokyo has just reopened a grand opening ceremony. The temple to contemporary art and design, which stands on the Right Bank of the Seine on what was formerly Avenue de Tokyo, has more than doubled in size, and relaunched with a programme of installations, performances and events lasting 28 hours. (more…)

London Art Fair returns for 2012

London Art Fair returns for 2012

Britain’s biggest fair for modern and contemporary art returns in January with the promise of showcasing new, challenging and innovative artists from across the UK.

The London Art Fair is a big hit with the capital’s modern-art lovers, featuring as it does work from some of the world’s most renowned artists from the 20th century, as well as supporting emerging artists from across the UK. (more…)

Frieze to host two new art fairs in 2012

Frieze to host two new art fairs in 2012

London’s leading showcase of contemporary art for sale, The Frieze Art Fair, is to launch two new fairs next year – a second in London and another in New York.

Launching in 2012, the two new fairs will complement the existing October fair. (more…)

The business of art: The Blackman opens

The business of art: The Blackman opens

The Blackman hotel – a member of the Art Series Hotel Group – opened this week in Melbourne’s business district.

The Art Series – the brainchild of Will Deague – includes the Cullen and the Olsen, which opened earlier this year. (more…)

Time for a new Shanghai star

Time for a new Shanghai star

A new Shanghai hotel is taking the artist-in-residence idea to a whole new level. Watchmaker Swatch has taken over the former Palace Hotel, on the Bund, and turned it into an exciting new space that’s part hotel, part gallery, part artists’ live-work studios. (more…)

Art Series Hotel open The Cullen in Melbourne

Art Series Hotel open The Cullen in Melbourne

The Art Series Hotel Group has opened its first property, The Cullen, in Melbourne’s inner-city suburb Prahan. The $48-million luxury development is named after Australian artist Adam Cullen and has 115 rooms that feature more than 450 of his artworks, including two life-size fibreglass cow sculptures in the foyer. (more…)

Edible art in Hong Kong

Edible art in Hong Kong

To celebrate this year’s ART HK, a showcase of international art in Hong Kong taking place between 26 and 29 of May, the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong will be offering guests a series of artistic treats with the special ‘ART HK’ package. (more…)

A hotel for art exhibitionists

A hotel for art exhibitionists

A major new exhibition in Tasmania brings together some of the biggest artists of the 20th century in a gallery where visitors can stay overnight.

Theatre of the World will feature works by, among others, Basquiat, Giacometti, Picasso, Kandinsky, Ernst, Hirst and the Chapman brothers. (more…)

Get ready for Art Basel Miami Beach

Get ready for Art Basel Miami Beach

ART Basel Miami Beach kicks off tomorrow ahead of the official exhibition opening on Thursday with a Vanity Fair party at the city’s Museum of Contemporary Art.

Billed as the most important art show in the United States, the sister event of Switzerland’s prestigious Art Basel combines an international selection of top galleries with an exciting programme of special exhibitions, parties and crossover events featuring music, film, architecture and design. (more…)

The art of yoga

The art of yoga

Spain’s most insider get-up, Kaliyoga, renowned for its hippy-chic style, inspirational teachers and heaps of raw, energy-giving food, is launching a new retreat in France this summer, bringing its practice of dynamic yoga to the remote, private hamlet of Le Grand Banc. (more…)

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