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Kaiser Karl: The Life Of Karl Lagerfeld

Kaiser Karl: The Life Of Karl Lagerfeld

Kaiser Karl was originally published in French last year by Editions Albin Michel, and was a bestseller. To mark the first anniversary of Karl Lagerfeld’s death, the English version has recently been published by ACC Art Books. Written by Raphaelle Bacque, a respected investigative journalist, the book reveals the man […]

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Photo: Milton H. Greene

Always Audrey: Six iconic photographers. One legendary star.

From Audrey Hepburn’s debut on Broadway in Gigi to her last film, Always, six iconic photographers have opened their archives to share images of the star – many published here for the first time. Always Audrey by ACC Art Books is a magnificent homage to an actress who is a […]

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Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams – V & A Museum, London

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams – V & A Museum, London

‘There is no other country in the world, besides my own, whose way of life I like so much. I love English traditions, English politeness, English architecture. I even love English cooking.’ – Christian Dior – Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams is the V&A’s biggest fashion exhibition since Alexander McQueen: […]

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Royal Collection Trust / (c) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

Prince & Patron at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace

‘I have always been captivated by the astonishing range of fascinating things in the Royal Collection that have been collected or commissioned by my ancestors over the generations. This is what, for me, makes the Royal Collection so special, representing, as it does, the unique craftsmanship and skill of the people who made them. […]

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America’s Cool Modernism – the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

America’s Cool Modernism – the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Most histories of modern art in the USA seem to skip through the period after the Great War in Europe. It is easy to do, after all the huge burst in European art movements that occurred in the early part of the 20th Century had by then subsided. The war […]

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Ocean Liners: Speed and Style, V&A London

Ocean Liners: Speed and Style, V&A London

The V&A have excelled in their reimagining of the golden age of ocean travel with Ocean Liners: Speed and Style. Three years in the making, sponsored by Viking Cruises, and co-organised by the V&A with the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, it is the first ever exhibition to explore the […]

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The Essential Marilyn Monroe: Milton H. Greene, 50 Sessions

The Essential Marilyn Monroe: Milton H. Greene, 50 Sessions

The Essential Marilyn Monroe: Milton H. Greene, 50 Sessions is the must-have book that every Marilyn fan has been waiting for. Milton H. Greene (1922 – 1985), already very well respected for his fashion photography for Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar and celebrity portraits from the golden age of Hollywood, met […]

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Franco Grignani : Art As Design 1950-1990 – The Estorick Collection, London

Franco Grignani : Art As Design 1950-1990 – The Estorick Collection, London

In a peaceful square in the heart of Islington, the Estorick Collection is easily overlooked but well worth a detour. This is one of London’s most delightful and interesting smaller galleries. Featuring only Italian modern art it not only holds a regularly changing exhibition schedule, but also houses one of the […]

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The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood – Boston

The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood – Boston

Back in 1840, Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, would become rather peckish around four o’clock in the afternoon. With evening meal still a long way off, at a fashionable 8pm, she asked that a tray of tea and cake be brought to her. Soon she began inviting friends to […]

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Ferrari Museum – Maranello

Ferrari Museum – Maranello

“The best Ferrari ever made is the one which is yet to be built” – Enzo Ferrari “Live the dream!” is certainly an apt tagline when visiting the Ferrari Museum in Maranello. As the world’s most powerful brand, Ferrari represents innovation, glamour, excitement, speed and technical excellence, and a tour of […]

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Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen’s Wardrobe at Buckingham Palace

Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen’s Wardrobe at Buckingham Palace

A Queen does not dress to impress. Having no social superiors she does not need to. Visitors to this year’s Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace are in for a sartorial royal treat. Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen’s Wardrobe will see an […]

by × July 26, 2016 × 0 comments

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Champagne Life at The Saatchi Gallery Chelsea

Champagne Life at The Saatchi Gallery Chelsea

Champagne Life is the title of a work by Julia Wachtel in the Saatchi Gallery exhibition of the same name. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West feature repeated, inverted and brightly shaded, alongside pale blue Minnie Mouses (Mice?). It is a striking Warhol-style work, from a Pictures Generation artist that critiques celebrity culture […]

by × February 20, 2016 × 0 comments