Tag Archives: art installation

Authenticity in the works of Lin Tianmiao, China’s most famous female artist

The Asia Society of New York currently has a retrospective on contemporary Chinese artist Lin Tianmiao that I went to see the other day.  I’m embarrassed to say, I didn’t know much about the artist but unlike many an exhibition, … Continue reading

its not just for the birds: an installation in Barcelona for Hermès by Spanish artist Pamen Pereira

Hermès has the tradition of seeking and commissioning artists to decorate their stores with carte blanche given the firm’s theme of the year.  It was in this vein that I was introduced to the work of Spanish artist Pamen Pereira where … Continue reading

Château la Coste – an art and architecture walk in Provence

Today I’m over at MODENUS where as a contributing editor I’m writting about a relatively new and lovely, lovely contemporary art and architecture al fresco walk amongst the vineyards of Château la Coste, a wonderful 17thcentury property north of Aix-en-Provence. I encourage you to take a … Continue reading

the natural world of david wiseman

Last November I ran across a handsome honeycomb-like pendant, perfect for my 30-something bachelor client’s living room (see here), but it wasn’t until several months later that I had an OMG moment when I realized the artist who made it … Continue reading

Catalina Bauer: Utilitarian materials transformed

Although until recently she was mostly known to the local Chilean art-scene, Argentine-born but Chilean-based Catalina Bauer is an international contemporary artist star on the ascent. Her first true global break came with her inclusion in the show Tectonic Shift, … Continue reading

the hardest hotel room to book in London

Move over shishi-designed hotels of London.  The hotel to book in 2012 is the 1 bedroom, 1 night only Room for London – a completely equipped accommodation and art installation commissioned by Living Architecture (an enterprise that provides the public … Continue reading