Monthly Archives: November 2013

Art News | The Week In Pictures

This week’s roundup of art news | 23rd November – 29th November

Festive Feasting | Special Christmas Menu Features

What’s the best thing about Christmas? The spirit of giving perhaps, but we think that the food and drink side of the season is even better! With some really unusual festive ideas being implemented in kitchens and bars across London, we thought we’d show some of that giving spirit and have compiled a list of the best things going on this year to make sure you don’t miss out.

A Guide to Christmas Romance | Our Top 10 Romantic Events This Winter

With the nights drawing in and the weather getting ever colder, strolling around with no particular plans is a thing of the past, a summer luxury. Instead of being confined to our houses however, we thought it would be better to make a list of some of the most romantic things to do in London this winter.

Bonhams | New International Headquarters

International architect and design studio Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands has completed the new global headquarters for Bonhams, one for the largest auction houses in the world and also the first auction house to be built in the UK since the Second World War.

Philip Hook | Interview with the Author of ‘Breakfast at Sotheby’s’

Philip Hook is a board member and senior director of Impressionist & Modern art in London at Sotheby’s. His new book, ‘Breakfast at Sotheby’s’ takes the reader on a lighthearted, yet deeply informative and personal journey through the art market.

Rextail | United Flavours From Around The World

Globally renowned Russian restauranteur Arkady Novikov opened his third London restaurant, Rextail, in Mayfair earlier this month, bringing supreme international cuisine to city gourmands.

Paul Hamlyn Foundation | Winners of the 2013 Awards for Artists

On the 14th November, the winners of The Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Artists were announced. The award, £50,000 over three years, is the most substantial support available to individual artists. It is also unusual in its ‘no strings attached’ nature, giving artists creative room to develop their work.

Pinta NY 2013 | Our Favourite Artworks

Pinta New York is an intimate international art fair with a focus on modern and contemporary art from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal. It was founded in 2007 and this year it included the participation of 50 prominent galleries. The fair took place this year from 14th-17th of November, and we’ve picked a select handful of our favourite pieces to show you.

Art News | The Week In Pictures

This week’s round up of art news | 16th November – 22nd November

Café Football | Sports With A Michelin Star

Football legends Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs are set to officially open their new 140 cover restaurant, Café Football, this December in Westfield Stratford’s dining quarter.

Contemporary Istanbul | Representations Of Woman At This Year’s Art Fair

Contemporary Istanbul took place recently, from the 7th-10th November. We were blown away by the works presented, but with such a great range to choose from, we thought it might be particularly interesting to look at the fair from a specific angle.

Café Murano | Northern Italy On St. James’s Street

Northern Italy is the inspiration behind new restaurant Café Murano, which opened its doors on bustling St. James’s Street last week. A new venture for chef of Michelin starred Murano in Mayfair, Angela Hartnett, this sophisticated restaurant is perfect for a quick lunch, as well as a luxuriously long relaxing dinner.