Art Basel has a long-standing tradition of working together with well known partners and brands. Some of them are even dedicating significant resources to commission artists or art projects and either launching and communicating it at the fair or including the artist in the exhibition program. Now – as Art Basel 2021 is back with an IRL edition in Basel – we’ve discover a few.
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Vacheron Constantin is auctioning a Les Cabinotiers watch at the ‘Bid For the Louvre’ auction organised online from December 1st to 15th by the Louvre Museum and Christie’s, with the support of Drouot.
Ressence and Sotheby’s are joining forces against the coronavirus and launch a competition to design a unique watch and support a covid-19 research programme.
This March the Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris devotes a special exhibition to Betty Catroux, fashion icon and Yves Saint Laurent’s ‘female double.’ The pieces displayed at the exhibition come from a major donation Betty Catroux has made to the Fondation Pierre Bergé.
The number of art fairs has exploded in the last 10-15 years and art lovers can enjoy a greater variety of visual entertainment and marketplace. Art Basel starts on 11 June for the 49th time and as a messenger, the regular Art Market report was published earlier in March. We browsed the report for the latest findings.
With a commitment to crafts, creativity and innovation, Audemars Piguet became an official Associate Partner for Art Basel in 2013. Ever since, AP has supported the world’s premier contemporary art shows in Hong Kong, Basel and Miami Beach. At the upcoming show in Miami (6-9 December 2018) the Manufacture presents its lounge and art concepts.
Lesage, the creator of beautiful embroidery was also present at Homo Faber. Artisans of the Maison shared their unique skills at workshops in the ‘Discovery and Rediscovery’ section of the exhibition. We too took the needle in our hands.
International galleries present their portfolio at the Frieze Week, at Frieze London and Frieze Masters. For the first time Richard Mille is a partner of Frieze Art Fairs.
Homo Faber, an unprecedented and spectacular showcase of European craftsmanship is coming up between 14-30 September in Venice, Italy. What makes it so hot? We’ll see it first hand, but until then, here’s some preliminary info.
This Autumn/Winter season in Vienna will bring jaw-dropping cultural programs hosted by the city’s signature institutes but also popping up in the smallest backstreets. Let me share my personal selection.