Monthly Archives: January 2014

Weekly Art News | The Week In Pictures

As the lights were going on and off at last night’s opening of Martin Creed’s biggest ever show at London’s Hayward Gallery, its director, Ralph Rugoff, was basking in the glow of his recent appointment as the curator of the 2015 Biennale de Lyon.

Wine Trends 2014| Forecasts For The Year

Xavier Roussett and Will Smith talk to us about what they think the wine and beverage trends will be this year, as well as what they are currently enjoying.

David Lynch | The Factory Photographs

The mastermind responsible for bringing our attention to the dark delights of Mulholland Drive is showing his undeniable versatility in the European debut of his photography exhibition, ‘The Factory Photographs’.

Vogue On Fashion | Putting the Spotlight on Celebrated Designers

Vivienne Westwood, Cristobal Balenciaga, Hubert de Givenchy and Ralph Lauren are the most recent designers to be featured in the ‘Vogue On’ series in association with Quadrille Publishing. Recently the authors of these editions, went to the Victoria & Albert Museum to talk about their forthcoming books, and what makes these designers so important.

Hawker House, Street Feast | Interview with Dominic Cools-Lartique

Dominic Cools-Lartique, creator of Hawker House, talks to us about how the hawker centres of Singapore inspired the Street Feast evenings, what he thinks about the success and what he thinks of the street food phenomena.

Eye’s Wide Open | Christie’s Presents Largest Arte Povera Collection To Be Sold

The prestigious Christie’s London is presenting the largest Private Collection of Arte Povera to be shown in the UK with their exhibition and auction ‘Eyes Wide Open: An Italian Vision’ taking place in February.

Weekly Art News | The Week In Pictures

Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, established 1974, is to open a new space in Paris. The gallery will launch on 17 May with an exhibition of recent paintings by Albert Oehlen.

National Pisco Sour Day | London Restaurants Celebrate Peruvian Festival

National Pisco Sour Day has never been so tantalising with both Shoreditch’s Andina and Fitzrovia’s LIMA offering individual experiences on February 1st that put the spotlight on this Peruvian celebration.

Hannah Höch | Queen of Collage at Whitechapel Gallery

Influential German artist, Hannah Höch is coming to the Whitechapel Gallery. Höch as one of the important members of the Berlin Dada movement and a pioneer in collage, took images from popular magazine, illustrated journals and fashion publications and spliced them together, creating a humorous and often moving commentary on society during a time of social change.

Sotheby’s Wine Ranking | A Snapshot of Global Wine Demand

The top ten list details the bestselling wine producers over the past year at both auction and retail as well as breaking out the top-selling wine makers according to their region.

Elena Sudakova | GRAD Director Talks To Us About Soviet Posters Of The Silver Screen

Elena Sudakova, Director of GRAD, talks to us about new exhibition Kino/Film: Soviet Film Posters from the Silver Screen, that opens 17 January – 29 March 2014. As the UK/Russia year of culture begins, this exciting exhibition examines the golden age of Soviet film posters and is co-curated by Elena, and film critic and art historian Lutz Becker.

Art Stage Singapore 2014 | Our Favourite Works

The Art Stage Singapore is Asia’s foremost contemporary art fair, this January they present hand-picked galleries from Asian and Western countries that complement each other. Art Stage Singapore promotes dialogue not only between Asia and the West but amongst the countries of the Asian region as well. Here are some of our favourite pieces from the fair.