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Fall in Love with Venice in Paris, With Help from LV

By   ON Jul 25th 2014 at 12:06PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

If youre in Paris anytime until November this year, a visit to Espace Louis Vuitton Venezia is an absolute must. The magnificent cultural space is now presenting its third exhibition, showcasing an impressive juxtaposition of sketches and photographs of one dreamy floating city any guesses which one?  ...   Continue Reading »

Mumbai's Easel Gallery Encourages the Appreciation of Art & Culture

By   ON Jul 24th 2014 at 12:57PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Mumbais cultural aesthetics are ever-growing; people are more receptive to the abstract now, the off-beat, the unusual. Art is being appreciated more than ever. So, naturally, the opening of a new art gallery in the city is more than welcome. The Easel, started by Deep, Dhruv and Nidhi Jhavar is a lavish art space that occupies over 2,500 sqft in Juhu. We spoke to Nidhi about this two-storey structure that will attract art, food, fashion and film enthusiasts alike.  ...   Continue Reading »

45 Shades of Mademoiselle Chanel’s Apartment

By   ON Jul 23rd 2014 at 1:19PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

After shadowing the book Fifty Shades of Grey with a movie, the filmmaker Sam Taylor Johnson is all set to display an all exclusive photo-exhibit of the epic apartment of Mademoiselle Chanel called - Second Floor at Saatchi Gallery in London from the 12th to the 22nd of September 2014.  ...   Continue Reading »

Collab Alert: Husain's Brushstrokes are Just a Click Away as Sotheby's Partners with eBay

By   ON Jul 19th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

With the era of e-commerce tasting flavours of luxury, it's hardly shocking to hear that the Sotheby's New York auction will now go live on eBay's website. The good news of course is that this is your chance to discover, browse and acquire exceptional works of art, antiques and collectibles from the comfort of your home...  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: At Rs 20,000, these Husain and Souza Paintings are a Steal

By   ON Jul 15th 2014 at 12:45PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Online auction house Asta Guru has a remarkable proposition with their No Reserve policy on the bidding war for artwork. If youve always fancied a creative masterpiece from one of the greats, you have two days to get a good deal, starting now  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Indian Maharani’s Jewels at Sotheby’s

By   ON Jul 15th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

The Sothebys London sale of Fine Jewels will take place on July 16, and its delightful to see that an Indian Maharanis stunning collection sharing center-stage with some of the most epic crown jewels at this magnificent display  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Anish Kapoor’s Disc Bags Rs 6.4 Crore at Bonham’s

By   ON Jul 9th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Two noteworthy bids at the Bonhams Post-War & Contemporary Art Sale caught our attention this time acclaimed Indian artist Anish Kapoors stainless steel sculpture and Banksys Winnie the Pooh and Kids on Guns artworks. Heres why  ...   Continue Reading »

LVMH's 'Transparent' Foundation to Open in Paris

By   ON Jul 1st 2014 at 10:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

LVMH is making its presence felt on Paris' art and culture scene with the announcement of the launch of The Foundation Louis Vuitton, which will open in October 2014. This art museum, nestled in the verdant Bois de Boulogne, has been designed by architect Frank Gehry, forming a stunning silvery silhouette against a lush backdrop.  ...   Continue Reading »

Jeff Koons' Whimsy Takes Over Whitney Museum

By   ON Jun 24th 2014 at 12:21PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

The contemporary artist's oversized toy-like sculptures of a dog, gorilla, Popeye and other works spanning a three-decade career will fill nearly the entire museum from June 27 through October 19  ...   Continue Reading »

Have You Seen Sachin Tendulkar at the Worli Art Corridor in Mumbai?

By   ON Jun 23rd 2014 at 12:52PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

In an effort to beautify prominent traffic intersections across the city, RPG Art Foundation gives the residents of Worli, an artistic piece of the famous sportsman courtesy Jaideep Mehrotra. Heres whats around the bend  ...   Continue Reading »

Gayatri Ruia on Uniting Imaginative Art with the Corporate World

By   ON Jun 12th 2014 at 2:35PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Broadening the art industrys horizon in India is the newly opened The Art Guild House at Phoenix Marketcity Kurla where the collision of art and business brings forth a very unique imaginative space. We spoke to Gayatri Ruia about it, and her insights are quite the experts view on the matter that you ought to know.  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Husain, Souza & Raza on Sale at Christie’s

By   ON Jun 6th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

India's art visionaries have been getting major footage on the contemporary scene, at auctions and exhibits. We see this also in a sale at Christies in London, of Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art, which comprises works by MF Husain, Arpita Singh, Francis Newton Souza and Tyeb Mehta among others.  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: World's Most Famous Stamp Goes on Sale

By   ON Jun 4th 2014 at 1:01PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

A very ancient stamp, 158-years-old to be precise, will be auctioned at Sothebys New York sale this month. Said to be the worlds most famous stamp, it is expected to fetch a staggering $20 million for the auction house  ...   Continue Reading »

Ashwin Thadani on Contemporary Art in India

By   ON May 27th 2014 at 1:22PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

We spoke to Ashwin Thadani, founder of Galerie Isa, about his journey and inspiration in the art industry, and below are excerpts from our conversation with him  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: The Largest Golconda Diamond at Christie's

By   ON May 26th 2014 at 12:42PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Auction house Christies has displayed many a record-breaking jewels throughout the globe, the most recent one being the largest blue diamond in the world which Harry Winston purchased for a staggering $23.8 million in Geneva. Now, we wonder who will bid for this brilliant Golconda diamond, the largest one in Asia, tomorrow at the Christies Magnificent Jewels auction in Hong Kong  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Damien Hirst Gilds Woolly Mammoth for amfAR Gala

By   ON May 21st 2014 at 1:20PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Contributing another jaw-dropping piece for auction, this time to support the famed amfAR Gala and its cause, Damien Hirst resurrects the woolly mammoth in an intricately gold-plated avatar. Let the bidding war begin  ...   Continue Reading »

This Panerai Watch Sets an Auction Record

By   ON May 21st 2014 at 11:41AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

A Panerai timepiece from 1955, designed for a decorated admiral in the Italian navy, sold for a record price at a Sotheby's auction in Geneva  ...   Continue Reading »

Auction Alert: Christie's Magnificent Jewels in Geneva

By   ON May 13th 2014 at 3:08PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Some of the shiniest, record-breaking and largest jewels of the world will be displayed at Christies Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva on May 14. As the art house celebrates 20 years of being a market leader in jewellery auctions by displaying 260 glorious jewels, we take you through the most outstanding pieces that will be sold at the auction  ...   Continue Reading »

BMW Parks Art Car at Art Basel Hong Kong

By   ON May 13th 2014 at 12:41PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Now in its second year, Art Basel Hong Kong is geared to showcase exciting artworks from around the globe, along with a one-of-a-kind BMW drive with creative strokes by artist Roy Lichtenstein. Heres a first look before you can get up, close and personal with the drive  ...   Continue Reading »

Cannes 2014: The Journey of the Palme d'Or

By   ON May 13th 2014 at 12:09PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

The Palme dOr, the iconic golden palm, is the highest and most prestigious prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. And as the opening day of the legendary event in the film making industry comes closer, we decided to dig into the history books to tell you how the golden palm leaf came into being. Lets take you through the journey of Palme dOr, or the Cannes award, which started out as the work of an artist in vogue in the 40s and has today evolved into an outstanding piece designed by Chopard.  ...   Continue Reading »

 
Charlotte Casiraghi

WHO
Charlotte Casiraghi

(In) WHAT
Gucci

WHERE
Paris

WHY
She was attending a fashion event.