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Rolls-Royce to Present Next Coachbuilt Boat Tail at Villa D’Este

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has revealed the next chapter of the Boat Tail coachbuilt commissions – one of just three that have been, and ever will be made. The essence of Rolls-Royce Coachbuild is that each commission tells a story entirely unique and personal to its owner, reflecting their own history, tastes and sensibilities. With this in mind, Boat Tail, revealed at Concorso d’Eleganza, Villa d’Este 2022, on the shores of Lake Como in northern Italy,...

World’s Rarest Supercars Coming to Central London

The London Concours, famed for bringing the very finest cars to the heart of the City of London, has announced that it will assemble super and hypercar royalty this June with its class ‘The Pursuit of Speed’, presented by Montres Breguet. The exciting category will celebrate cars that push the envelope of performance, engineering and technology. The performance icons will take to the immaculate lawns of the Honourable Artillery Company from June 28th to 30th...

“The Space of Variations” Exhibition Opens in Los Angeles

NFT-driven agency ART IS and Pilar Zeta welcomed VIP attendees to The Space of Variations solo exhibition on Saturday, May 14, at the Praz Delavallade Gallery in L.A.  Presented and produced by ART IS, The Space of Variations marks Pilar Zeta’s first solo exhibition in the United States, following the success of her recent large-scale immersive artwork – Hall of Visions – commissioned by Faena Art in Miami Beach during Art Basel 2021. The Argentinean artist and Creative Director has manifested her aesthetic in numerous...

Mayfair Art Weekend Announces Artists, Galleries and Exhibitions for 2022

Mayfair Art Weekend is an annual celebration of London’s internationally renowned gallery district, bringing together Mayfair’s leading galleries for a weekend showcasing the best in contemporary art. Thirty of the UK’s leading galleries will present modern and contemporary painting, photography, sculpture, mixed media, installation, performance, talks and events, all completely free, across one weekend in June. From Friday 24th – Sunday 26th June 2022, visitors can expect to see a diverse range of artists and exhibitions staged by regular...

London’s Cockpit Summer Festival Returns For Two Weekends

London’s Cockpit Summer Festival is set to return across two weekends – 10th-12th June in Bloomsbury and 17th-19th June in Deptford, showcasing a prestigious line up of old and new makers, artists and focus on sustainable living. Celebrating all things craft and making, the Cockpit Summer Festival is the go-to destination for investing in sustainable, artisanal objects, jewellery, furniture and much more. 2022 marks the Year of Glass in the crafts calendar and Cockpit is...

Latest Cars Announced For Concours of Elegance 2022

The Concours of Elegance, presented by A. Lange & Söhne, has revealed the latest cars that will star at the 2022 edition of the UK’s most glamorous automotive extravaganza. Held in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace, the Concours of Elegance is renowned around the world for assembling the most spectacular, rarest motor cars in existence – a reputation borne out by the latest star car announcements. Ferrari Among the cars on display at the...

World Class Cars to Shut Down Savile Row

More than 30 world class cars will shut down Savile Row in June as tailoring houses in the famous street connect with the automotive community to create the first ever Savile Row Concours. The street, located in London’s Mayfair, will be shut on June 15th and 16th and entry will be free to visitors with events taking place across the day. The event will focus on the relationship between craftsmanship and the art of bespoke,...

Why The Best Antique Investment is Something You Love

Mary Claire Boyd, Fair Director of the Summer Art & Antiques Fair, passes on essential advice for investing in antiques. Investing in antiques can be rewarding and educational, but don’t expect an instant profit! Antiques are a medium- to long-term investment, but you will certainly enjoy living with them, and not many assets can make that claim. All antiques dealers will say, rightly, to buy what you love. But you can certainly follow a few...

‘Forgotten’ Whisky Cask Sells for Over £1m at Auction

A rare cask of whisky, purchased 34 years ago for £5,000, has sold at auction for a record-breaking £1m. The 374-litre cask distilled at The Macallan in Craigellachie, Moray on 5th May 1988 had been forgotten about for more than three decades after it was bought on a whim by an expat. However, the distillery reminded him that it was still maturing in the warehouse. Whisky enthusiasts from across the world were battling it out...

Rawdon Hall Collection Comes Up For Auction

Dreweatts auction house has been appointed to sell the contents of Rawdon Hall, home of the same family for more than 425 years. The historic house in Yorkshire, comprises an extensive collection of fine art, including family portraits, furniture and works of art, many of which have excitingly never come onto the market before. They will be offered in a sale titled Town & Country: The Collections of Charles Plante and Rawdon Hall at Dreweatts on May 10th, 2022. The...

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