Monthly Archives: February 2014

Weekly Art News | The Week in Pictures

The Saatchi Gallery have announced this year’s Saatchi Gallery/ Deutsche Bank Art Prize for Schools exhibition which will take place from tomorrow 27th February – 5th March and will showcase artwork by 20 shortlisted students.

Art14 Favorites | Our Pick From The London Art Fair

Art14 London returns this year after the success of last years exhibition. Hosted in the Olympia Grand Hall, Art14 brings together over 180 galleries from 42 countries. We had a look and bring you our personal favourites from this exciting and fresh fair!

Marani Opens In Mayfair | Authentic Rustic Georgian Cuisine

Curzon street sees the opening of Marani, a traditional, family-run Georgian restaurant nestled in the heart of Mayfair.

Asia’s Top 10 Restaurants

List of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants has recently been announced. The award enables restaurants to showcase their evolving skill and creativity, which is so important to inspire and encourage an element of healthy competition. Asian cuisine is pushing the boundaries of gastronomic invention that lead to some of the most tantalising concoctions. Looking at the top 10 of the S. Pellegrino & Acqua Panna Asia’s 50 Best restaurants 2014, a list comprised by 900 international restaurant industry experts, it is obvious why they have been honoured with so great an accolade.

Maurizio Cattelan’s Surreal New York Fashion Shoot

Conceptualist sculptor Maurizio Cattelan was invited by New York Magazine to team up with photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari to shoot a series of striking, yet unique and vibrant fashion portfolios. This tweenty-four pages portfolio captures some of the key ready-to wear items of this season, including Chanel’s sock-shoe hybrid and Prada’s sunny fur coat and Dior’s red wool jacket, all presented in the most delightfully absurdist manner.

Mardi Gras Gala Dinner | Cyrus Todiwala Talks About FoodCycle Charity Meal

Cyrus Todiwala OBE, owner of famed restaurant, Café Spice Namaste, speaks to us about the upcoming FoodCycle Charity Mardi Gras Feast and why he feel it is important to get involved.

Weekly Art News | The Week in Pictures

“I woke up one day and thought, ‘I should have been a conservator,’” says photographer Alison Rossiter. “I thought, ‘Things are disappearing, and I want to know about them.’”

The Art of Fashion Week | Designer Collections Inspired By Art

Art works and art movements have long been musing fashion designers. While some designers capture the essence of art work, and some adapt artworks blatantly, a blurred boundary between art and fashion is now a trend. In honour of London fashion week, we have compiled a list of our favourite designer collections on the catwalk of 2014 that are inspired by Art.

Polpetto Re-launch | Return of the Soho Dining Room

Polpetto is set to re-open its doors after a small hiatus. After the original venue proved to small and the restaurant’s 23 seats were always oversubscribed.

Photos Of Kate Moss & Marilyn Monroe Among Those To Be Auctioned | Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

Dreweatt & Bloomsbury Auction, ‘Photo Opportunities’, are set to sell a selection of 80 lots. Amongst these images are three unique and unseen Polaroid’s of Kate Moss, taken by the fashion designer Tom Ford during a fitting for Gucci’s Spring/Summer 1997 collection.

Weekly Art News | The Week In Pictures

The Google’s social media arm and the Saatchi Gallery have joined forces this month on an unlikely project: an award for artists that make gifs, the short, repetitive animations that are the internet’s favourite art form.

Mixing Art & Fashion | Fashion Exhibitions During LFW

London Fashion Week (LFW) is one of the highest profile fashion events in the world and one of the ‘big four’ international catwalk influencers. While tickets to the catwalks are not open to everyone and the desire for fashion is yet to cease, a list of fashion-related exhibitions is compiled to fit your needs.