Erotic: Passion & Desire at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s plays host to their first saucy auction – Erotic: Passion & Desire where the boundaries between the sensual and the obscene are gloriously blurred. It’s often said the difference between pornography and erotica is simply a matter of lighting: Forensic attention to sexual details or subtle evocation of mood? “The erotic is a realm where […]

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Must-See London Exhibitions of 2017

2017 sees a host of creativity across Britain’s capital, from immersive virtual reality fun to the archived wardrobe of the late Princess Diana, Sufiyeh of The Sybarite serves up something for every taste with our exhibition guide below… Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion May 27 2017-February 18 2018 Cristóbal Balenciaga all but reinvented haute couture in the […]

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HOW TO BECOME AN ART COLLECTOR

From decorating the empty walls of your new apartment to a need to break into the art world, the search for art can be joyous, and with some thought behind it, your purchases can turn into a collection, and possibly an investment. Here are some tips for new collectors… Check Out The Pre-Season Auctions The […]

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INSIDE DAVID BOWIE’S PRIVATE COLLECTION

The performer, the collector, the icon that is the late David Bowie is commemorated through his vast and highly personal art collection at Sotheby’s this week, before going to auction in a three-part series. Bowie’s maverick ways of re-invention and curiosity are mirrored through his weird and wonderful art collection, which has been kept private up until […]

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SALUTE THE SIXTIES AT THE V&A

The V&A Museum is bringing back the 1960s with its new exhibition You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966 – 1970. For those who missed the ’60s (or just can’t remember), The V&A is recreating the era of sex, drugs – LSD trips are included – and rock ‘n’ roll with a […]

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UNDRESSED: A BRIEF HISTORY OF UNDERWEAR

The V&A illustrates the story of underwear design from the 18th century to the present day, considering the sensory and the fashionable whilst exploring the enhancing effects on the body.

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