Life & Culture

Helmut Newton, Photographer of the Erotic and Glamorous, Celebrated by Zebra One Gallery

To mark the centenary of Helmut Newton, one of the most important and controversial photographers of all time, Zebra One Gallery is curating a powerful retrospective of his most iconic, influential or rare images. Helmut Newton: 100 Years will launch at the Hampstead Gallery on 31st October – which would have been the late photographer’s birthday – and runs until until 14th November. The exhibition features 18 original, vintage silver gelatine prints showcasing the widely...

Winners of the Association of Photographers Awards are Announced

The winners of this year’s Association of Photographers Awards have been announced in an online video. Following thousands of entries from both professionals and emerging photographers, the winners were chosen in each category by a panel of esteemed judges. Emerging Talent Curated by Katy Niker, Director, Katy Niker Ltd. “It was a huge honour to be asked to judge the first ever AOP Emerging Talent Award. The sheer diversity and & high standard of the...

Rediscovering Art with Augmented Reality Technology

What will the art museum of the future look like, and will technology hinder creativity? Dr. Bob Sumner from ETH Zurich has the answers. In this interview, he talks about how the Princely Collections, the private bank LGT and ETH Zurich have created an app that unites art and technology and rejuvenates 400-year-old works of art with the help of Augmented Reality. First of all, what is Augmented Reality (AR)? AR is experienced when we...

The Princes of Liechtenstein: a Passion for Art – and Finance

What do collecting art and banking have in common? More than you might think. They bought their first Rubens in 1643. And they’ve been collecting masterpieces ever since. What other proof do you need of a family’s long-standing passion for art? The Princes of Liechtenstein reign over the Principality of Liechtenstein, a semi-constitutional monarchy and microstate situated in the Alps. The family have been art lovers and collectors for more than 400 years, and over...
An Offer You Can’t Refuse – Folio Society Edition of Mario Puzo’s The Godfather

Life & CultureAn Offer You Can’t Refuse – Folio Society Edition of Mario Puzo’s The Godfather

The Folio Society is to publish the first ever illustrated edition of Mario Puzo’s genre-defining gangster novel The Godfather, a brilliant and brutal story of Mafia feuds in post-war New York. This sensational new title is lavishly illustrated with atmospheric artwork by Robert Carter and an exclusive introduction by Jonathan Freedland. One of the best-selling novels of all time, The Godfather’s impact on popular culture since its publication in 1969 is immeasurable. From Francis Ford...
Banksy Loses Trademark Battle With Greeting Card Company

Life & CultureBanksy Loses Trademark Battle With Greeting Card Company

Graffiti artist Banksy has lost a legal battle over one of his most famous artworks with a greetings card company. The artwork, known as Flower Thrower, depicts a masked protester throwing a bouquet of flowers. It first appeared on a wall in Jerusalem in 2005, and was appropriated by a UK-based card company, Full Colour Black, for use on greetings cards. Banksy successfully applied for an EU trademark for the work in 2014, and in...
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