The jeweler Rosa de la Cruz, a member of the Cuban family behind Miami’s de la Cruz collection of contemporary art, approaches gems in the same way she does art: looking for “purity of form, proper scale and honest materials”.
An outstanding exhibition of objects made from translucent Obsidian includes works by Arik Levy, Christian Ghion and Tetsuo Harada. We showcase Visions of Obsidian, on show at Galerie Pierre-Alain Challier, Paris.
The iconic sketches of fashion illustrator René Gruau informed the line, volume and colour palette of Dior’s magnificent haute couture collection. John Galliano explains his imaginative concoctions of tulle, organza and feathers.
Discover "A Journey into the World of the Ottomans", a fascinating exhibition that showed masterpieces of Orientalism within a specially-created setting by architects Herzog & de Meuron at the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha.
The cult-status interior designer, antique dealer and connoisseur of art Axel Vervoordt has expanded his operations with the opening of his first art gallery. Its outstanding inaugural exhibition is dedicated to Günther Uecker.
The 21st Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie - the annual exhibition of the finest timepieces by the most important watchmakers - took place in Geneva from January 17 to 21. We showcase the 18 flagship watches.
The first sale dedicated to calligraphy held by an international auction house was held by Sotheby’s in Doha, Qatar, on December 15. We showcase the highlights of the Arabic script on sale which fetched a total of $5.6 million.
With the opening of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, the Gulf state of Qatar is securing its position as a capital of Arab culture from centuries-old Islamic relics to the region’s modern masters.