Features - Art & Culture
Relics – Damien Hirst's largest collection ever
Damien Hirst's largest collection ever
Florence - Gucci Museo celebrates an icon
Gucci Museo celebrates an icon
Articles - Art & Culture
Mayor of London hosts inaugural Qatar UK 2013
“London’s relationship with the Arab world goes back to medieval times, and today the cultural links between the capital and this hugely diverse region are stronger than ever.”
art & culture - Iraqi Pavilion at the Venice Biennale
A group exhibition of works by contemporary Iraqi artists is on display from June to November 2013 at the Ca’ Dandolo, Grand Canal, Venice.
insight - Marc Soubeyran
Occupation - Violin maker
When Marc Soubeyran was 16 or 17, he taught himself to play the violin. At around the same time, after a summer spell in a furniture factory, he also became interested in wood and woodworking.
insight - Kongo
Occupation - Urban Artist
Urban artist Cyril Phan, better known by his street name ‘Kongo’, teams up with French luxury fashion house, Hermès, in an unlikely collaboration. Portable street art or fashion statement, it pushes the boundaries of both graffiti and style
museum review - The Museum of Romanticism
Look back longingly at the rich and diverse collection at the Museum of Romanticism in Madrid, a museum-mansion devoted to the art, history, and daily life of the Spanish Romantic movement.
well read - Karachi Literature Festival
The annual two-day Karachi Literature Festival, held on February 11-12, celebrates Pakistani and international authors with numerous events open to all.
insight - François Barbeau
Occupation - Costume designer
Costume designer François Barbeau has worked with legends of film and theatre on more than 400 shows, and at 76 the Montrealer’s just getting started.
museum review - Hajj: Journey to the heart of Islam
On JANUARY 26, the British Museum opens its first exhibition dedicated to the pilgrimage to Mecca. Hajj: journey to the heart of Islam explores how this spiritual journey has evolved throughout history.