Art & Design

Excellence at BRAFA 2020: THEATRUM MUNDI

Theatrum Mundi is fairly recent. It was established in 2014, after I found this marvelous frescoed palace from the 16th century in Arezzo. Right from the start, I thought: this might be the right place to create my extravagant pieces, a gallery bringing the spirit of the wunderkammer, the room of wonders, to the 21st century

British Baroque: Power and Illusion at the Tate Britain

Though mention of baroque usually conjures up images of gloriously over-the-top European courts – personified by the Sun King himself, Louis XIV – a new exhibition at Tate Britain, the first of its kind, showcases baroque art and culture in Britain. Covering the later 17th century, from the restoration of Charles II in 1670 (his father Charles I had been executed in the aftermath of the English Civil War) to the death of Queen Anne in 1714, it explores the overlap between art and power in this often-overlooked era

Van Cleef & Arpels: Time, Nature, Love

The exhibition "Van Cleef & Arpels: Time, Nature, Love", leads to Palazzo Reale in Milan, until 23 February 2020, the universe of the Maison of High Jewelery through over 400 jewels, watches and precious objects made since its foundation in 1906

Keith Haring: 3 Grand Exhibits Honor the Pop Art Genius

Considered as one of the fathers of the 1980s’ pop art and culture, the gifted American artist is counted among the most influential players in contemporary art. Last June, the liveliness of his work was celebrated with an unprecedented exhibition at Liverpool’s Tate. Having moved to the Bozar-Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels after November 10, where it’s running until April 19, 2020, the exhibition will later be on display at the Museum Folkwang in Essen, from May 22 to September 20, 2020

Art Basel Miami Beach

The first week of December 2019 marked the 18th year of Art Basel Miami Beach.  It was the first sister city to be announced for the global expansion in 2002 of the Basel Art Fair that will have its 51st edition in Basel, Switzerland come June 2020.  But Miami, unlike any other city in the world, embraces all its visitors with welcome arms and a multi-cultural flavor full of a joie d’ vivre spirit

Pierre et Gilles at the Museum of Music of the Philarmonie de Paris

Pierre et Gilles are the protagonists of the exhibition La fabrique des idoles hosted at the Museum of Music of the Philharmonie de Paris, where visitors can walk into teenager’s room, an Hindu temple and a Paris club in full swing in the ‘80s while passing by a votive niche in a Naples alley, all among strobe lights, glitters, faces, colors, and exaggerated kitsch

BRAFA 2020: a charity auction to celebrate the 65th Art Fair

The 65th BRAFA art fair, which will take place from 26 January until 2 February 2020, will be celebrated in a highly original manner with the exclusive exhibition and sale of five segments of the Berlin Wall. The proceeds from the sale will be split among five beneficiaries (associations and museums) in the areas of cancer research, the social integration of people with disabilities and the preservation of art heritage

A Futuristic Art Installation in Tallinn Explores A Mixed-Reality

A curious sight awaits visitors at this year’s Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB) outside the Museum of Estonian Architecture: a monumental sculptural art installation appears to have been forcefully tied in a knot by a supernatural power

Desmond Leung, Floating Memories at Villa Principe Leopoldo

The Villa Principe Leopoldo hotel, hosted the works of Desmond Leung, an eclectic artist who exhibited his first solo show in Switzerland with an exhibition of more than 20 works of art created in the last 4 years

Giorgio de Chirico: the Pictor Optimus is back at Palazzo Reale after 50 years

The halls of Palazzo Reale in Milano are once again hosting the works of Giorgio de Chirico, almost fifty years after his personal exhibition in 1970. Produced by publishers Electa and Marsilio, the extraordinary retrospective exhibition retraces the Pictor Optimus’s unique career with over one hundred of his masterpieces