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The International Mini Meeting (IMM) is the most anticipated and highly awaited annual Mini Event, visiting the UK only once every five years. This year, which coincides with the Mini’s 60th birthday, it opens on mid-day on Thursday 8th August, at Washingpool Farm, Easter Compton, Bristol, welcoming Mini and MINI owners from all over the World to the first ever South-West IMM. A 60th birthday party for the Mini will be held on Sunday 11th...

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Following its global launch in Dubai, the world’s most expensive unisex perfume, valued at £1.015 million, is set to come to London. The Spirit of Dubai Parfums SHUMUKH, which in Arabic means ‘deserving the highest’, unites the art of jewellery and perfumery to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece telling the tale of the Emirate through seven core design elements. The 1.97m tall bottle is set with 3,571 sparkling diamonds (totalling 38.55 carats), topaz, pearls, 2479.26 grams of...

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Rare bookseller Peter Harrington has recently acquired a large collection of books on voyages in the Pacific Ocean from legendary book dealer Louis (Lou) Weinstein, formerly of Heritage Book Shop, Beverly Hills, California. Since his retirement to Maui in 2007, Lou has been an enthusiastic collector of Hawaiiana with his collection boasting over 1,000 unique items. Harrington’s first selection of books from the Weinstein collection contains 106 fascinating rare books and is augmented with a...

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From 29th June to 17th November 2019, the Fondation Maeght in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France is celebrating Joan Miró, a major player in the foundation’s creation alongside Marguerite and Aimé Maeght and their architect friend Josep Lluís Sert. The exhibition Joan Miró: Beyond Painting, curated by Rosa Maria Malet, former director of the Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona, gives visitors the opportunity to discover an essential aspect of the artist: his exceptional graphic work. A set of...

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The fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on the 20th of July in 1969 is celebrated once again in the mesmerising One Small Step exhibition launched by The Other Art Fair. The exhibition features a total of twelve artists to reflect the twelve men to have walked on the moon.  The line-up includes an assortment of helmets from Anish Kapoor, Joana Vasconcelos, D*Face, Mr. Brainwash, Bran Symondson, UnSKilled Worker, Philip Colbert, Hayden Kays,...

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Are you the ultimate hoarder of sneakers? Well, we have nothing but good news for you – Sotheby’s in New York have partnered up with Stadium Goods to present “The Ultimate Sneaker Collection Online.” In addition to an astonishing 100 pairs of the rarest sneakers, the highlight of the auction will include one of Nike’s original pair of running shoes, otherwise known as the 1972 Nike Moon Shoe. Geoff Hollister handmade the 1972 shoe, according...

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César Pelli, the architect of One Canada Square in Canary Wharf London, the second tallest building in the UK and major British landmark, has died at the age of 92. Born in Argentina, César Pelli held from an early age a definitive interest in architecture, which he pursued at higher education level at the University of Tucumán, in Northern Argentina. After the completion of his course, he worked as a project designer for Eero Saarinen...

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Julien’s Auctions of California presents an online-only auction event of classic Marilyn Monroe photographs on August 5th 2019. This 11″ x 14″ photograph collection, beautifully represented in both colour and black and white prints, features timeless images of Marilyn Monroe taken mostly in 1962 during her now-iconic last photo sessions, harking back to her earlier days as a pin-up model on the beaches of Southern California. Other featured images depict Marilyn drinking champagne in the...

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Residing within a small hotel in the center of Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland is a permanent art exhibition featuring paintings, sketches, and sculptures by Icelandic artists, dating from the late 19th century to the late 20th century. The artwork at Hotel Holt totals 440 pieces and is part of a privately-owned collection of over 1,500 works of art. Every space of Hotel Holt, the sitting rooms, dining room, the reception as well as each...

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You might have already seen the fluorescent lights across London and wondered what they are. For those of you haven’t, Leo Villareal’s art installation of LED lights, produced with the help of architect, Lifschutz Davidson Sandiland is visible across all major bridges paralleling the Thames river in central London. The lights can be found at London Bridge, Cannon Street Bridge, Southwark Bridge and the Millennium Footbridge—another 11 bridges will follow suit over the course of...

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