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Arts & Culture, Travel

Salvador Dali Museums – Figueres & Port Lligat, Spain

Salvador Dali Museums – Figueres & Port Lligat, Spain

The coastal region around the Spanish French border is a particularly beautiful and scenic area, and as with Provence the combination of scenery, quality of light and Mediterranean colour made the area a magnet for artists, particularly during the first half of the 20th century. Just on the French side of the border […]

by × November 23, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Books

Art Visionaries by Mark Gertlein & Annabelle Howard

Art Visionaries by Mark Gertlein & Annabelle Howard

Art Visionaries is the latest publication from Laurence King Publishing, specialists in publications on the creative arts. This handsome and substantial softcover carefully lists seventy five of the ‘most influential figures in the history of art’ with an admirable clarity. Each artist is introduced on a double spread with a full […]

by × January 13, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

barnebys and How to Search Auctions Worldwide

barnebys and How to Search Auctions Worldwide

In the past bidding and buying auction necessitated a personal visit to your local auctioneers. If you were lucky your salesrooms would be offering the items that you wanted, whilst specialist or collectable items could involve much longer journeys. Everyone knows Ebay, which started as a local effort and surprised even its […]

by × November 6, 2015 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Man Ray Portraits, National Portrait Gallery

Man Ray Portraits, National Portrait Gallery

Last week we were in London to view the exquisite Man Ray Portraits exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Extra special, as it is the first museum exhibition to focus on Man Ray’s photographic portraiture. Including more than 150 vintage prints from Man Ray’s career, taken between 1916 through to […]

by × April 14, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

La Pausa: Chanel’s Riviera Villa

La Pausa: Chanel’s Riviera Villa

Coco Chanel’s Riviera villa, La Pausa, is now on sale for £35m. Beyond most people’s budgets of course, but for one lucky buyer, there will be an opportunity to procure not just a house, but an intriguing slice of history too. Situated between Monaco and the glorious Belle Époque town of Menton on the far […]

by × August 11, 2011 × 1 comment