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Sotheby’s Guide to LA Frieze Week

Sotheby’s has previewed Frieze Los Angeles, which takes place from February 29th – March 3rd, 2024 at Santa Monica Airport. The fair returns to Santa Monica Airport for its fifth edition with new public spaces, a new Focus curator, and new local and international exhibitors. A Letter from Sotheby’s Elizabeth Beaman, Senior Vice President, Head of Southern California, said: “Los Angeles has truly become the other art world capital of the United States. While L.A....

A Taste of The Wine of the Champions

Presented at Host Milano 2023, the international trade fair dedicated to the hospitality world, The Wine of the Champions line of ‘furnishing complements’ is an Author’s Collection born from the meeting of two excellences of Made in Italy: Fabio Cordella, founder of “The Wine of The Champions” team and director of Cantine Fabio Cordella, and Massimo Della Marta, designer and product engineer who creates exclusive pieces of art design. A selection of exclusive works, limited...

Hauser & Wirth Debuts at London Original Print Fair 2024

Contemporary and modern art gallery Hauser & Wirth debuts at London Original Print Fair with an outstanding selection of contemporary and historical works, reflecting the gallery’s diverse international program and ongoing support for collaborations between artists and master printers. The gallery brings contemporary editions by Rita Ackermann, George Condo, Rashid Johnson, Mark Bradford, Amy Sherald, Thomas J Price, Anj Smith, Sonia Boyce, Bharti Kher and Mika Rottenberg, alongside prints by modern masters Louise Bourgeois, Luchita...

Chronorama at the Helmut Newton Foundation

Following its highly successful premiere at Palazzo Grassi in Venice, the collaborative project CHRONORAMA – Photographic Treasures of the 20th Century will be shown at the Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin starting 15 February 2024. CHRONORAMA marks the latest partnership between the Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin and leading international collections. In 2018, it hosted Between Art & Fashion, with 223 works by 85 photographers from the collection of Carla Sozzani, former editor-in-chief of the...

Arts & Collections Vol. 1 2024 – Mobile Friendly Digital Edition Out Now

The latest issue of Arts & Collections features a stunning cover image of Elton John by celebrity photographer Terry O’Neill, from Christie’s auction Goodbye Peachtree Road. Inside there’s a look at this remarkable auction, plus: With its new mobile-friendly digital edition, Arts & Collections reflects the needs of the discerning collector. Arts & Collections has a broad readership of connoisseurs and collectors who seek to enrich their lives through art, culture, fashion, style and the...

Ras Al Khaimah Art 2024 Opens to the World

UAE’s Ras Al Khaimah Art 2024 Festival has officially opened, showcasing creative talents from around the world. His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, officially opened the annual festival at Al Jazeera Al Hamra Heritage Village in Ras Al Khaimah at the start of February. His Highness Sheikh Saud: ‘This annual festival reflects our rich history, culture and heritage, embodying our commitment to nurturing...

All the Fun of the Fair at Sworders

All the fun of the fair comes to Sworders this spring with the sale of the John Barker collection. The array of exceptional late 19th and early 20th century fairground horses, carvings and regalia comes for sale on March 7th. A passion fired by his grandfather, who worked the fairgrounds in their golden era, John Barker has collected fairground art for over half a century. Purchasing his first carousel carving from a junk shop in...

Christie’s First Elton John Sale Raises $8m

On the evening of 21st February, Christie’s highly anticipated auction of The Collection of Sir Elton John: Goodbye Peachtree Road began with Opening Night, a sale honouring Elton John and his discerning eye for collecting. Elton John carefully curated a diverse array of items across various categories, and tonight paid homage to the significant contribution the Atlanta chapter had played in his collecting endeavours. The sale featured 49 lots, and was 100 percent sold, achieving...

Buckler’s Hard Opens Landscape Exhibition

An art exhibition inspired by Sky Arts’ Landscape Artist of the Year semi-finalists’ paintings of Buckler’s Hard will open soon in the maritime village.  The Art of Buckler’s Hard exhibition will feature the paintings they created, which will be on sale, as well as artworks from the Montagu family collection. The free exhibition will open from March 16th – November 3rd in the Shipyard Office.  To celebrate the opening, amateur and professional artists will be invited to enter a...

The Story of Shirakawa, the World’s Rarest Japanese Single Malt Whisky

The world’s rarest Japanese whisky, Shirakawa 1958 Single Malt from Takara Shuzo Co. Ltd., was released on the 13th September 2022. But where does it come from and how has it developed its legendary reputation?Shirakawa 1958 is a single malt whisky from the lost Japanese distillery, Shirakawa, which was located 200km North of Tokyo, Japan. The whisky produced was rumoured to be exquisite, but destined only for blending and never to be captured as a...

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