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Monthly Archives: April 2013
El Celler de Can Roca │ The Best Restaurant in the World
El Celler de Can Roca, a restaurant in Girona, Spain with three Michelin stars, was last night named the World’s Best Restaurant for the first time by Restaurant magazine. The restaurant, which is headed up by three brothers: Josep, Jordi and Joan Roca has made it onto the list for the past eight years, and has been in second place for the past two years.
The Other Art Fair, to which our members got access, took place from 25th-28th April. Featuring 100 of the most exciting unrepresented artists from across the globe, it is London’s leading artist-led fair – compiling a list of favourite works was not an easy endeavour. Here it goes…
Notting Hill Kitchen will be opening mid-June on Kensington Park Road, bringing with it a new and exciting take on modern Portuguese and Spanish cuisine, from award-wining Chef Luís Baena. We have had the opportunity to interview the man himself.
The Inaugural Photo Art Fair │ Discovering the Undiscovered
The Photo Art Fair will debut in London this week, on Thursday 2nd of May, in an attempt to open dynamic channels of communication, between both aspiring and accomplished photographers and collectors alike. The central manifesto of the fair has been dubbed ‘intelligent collecting’, suggesting a meticulous selection process with a real focus on identifying unrecognised talent.
The Syngenta Photography Award │ ‘Rural-Urban’ at Somerset House
The inaugural Syngenta Photography Award exhibiton will be staged at London’s Somerset House, and will run from Friday 17th – Tuesday 21st of May, 10am – 6pm daily. The Syngenta Photography Award is a new international accolade which will be awarded to one of six finalists from six different countries.
Weekly Art News | Matisse, CHART, Rothko, Turner Prize, Bankers and Graffiti
A round-up of this week’s art news | 20th April – 26th April
Campo Viejo Festival │ Bringing the Streets of Spain to Southbank
The Streets of Spain Festival will be brought to London’s Southbank Centre from the 3rd to the 6th of May by the major Spanish wine brand, Campo Viejo. The four-day celebration will run from 10.30am to 7pm and will offer a taste of authentic Spain through food, wine, art, and other explorations of Spanish ideals and values.
Hyperlink at Tate Modern │ Young at [He]Art
Hyperlink is a fresh and exciting festival which will take place from Friday 26th – Sunday 28th of April at Tate Modern London. Focusing specifically on the talents of young artists, the busy weekend schedule will showcase original work from different disciplines, including, installations, interactive visuals, musical performances and even workshops.
The 2013 Sony World Photography Awards │ A Year in Pictures
This year’s annual Sony World Photography Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner are set to take place at London’s Hilton, Park Lane, on Thursday 25th of April. The corresponding exhibition, showcasing the magnificent works of the finalists and the winners, will then be held at Somerset House from the 26th of April – 12th of May.
The Truscott Arms | Art and Dining in Maida Vale
The Truscott Arms has recently opened its doors in Maida Vale. Housing a pub, restaurant and gallery in a superbly renovated Victorian building, The Truscott Arms is a creation of successful theatre producer Andrew Fishwick and his wife Mary Jane Roberts-Fishwick.
Pop into Michael Wignall at The Rib Room │ London Pop-up Restaurant
From Wednesday the 15th to Saturday the 18th of May, The Rib Room in Knightsbridge will host an exciting and original pop-up restaurant, led by award-winning British chef Michael Wignall. The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant is an esteemed venue, located on the ground floor of the Jumeirah Carlton Tower, in the heart of Knightsbridge.
Weekly Art News | Contemporary Art Museum Dubai, Masterpiece at Ritz, BT Online Museum, Design of the Year, Sensorial Design, Hidden at the Louvre
A round-up of this week’s art news | 13th April – 19th April