Icons November 2019
Artist Patrick Hughes Puts Things in Perspective
A new exhibition at Mayfair’s Bel-Air Fine Art celebrates 60 years of art by Patrick Hughes. We spoke with the artist about his playful and captivating artistic aesthetic and how it informs his sense of style.
Pleasure August 2019
The Interview: Haris Nukem
He came to the UK as a young asylum seeker, now Bosnian-born Haris Nukem is shaking up the art world with his mythic images. We caught up with him ahead of his new exhibition “Faith” which runs at the Maddox Gallery from 6th-27th September
Icons August 2017
David Bailey & Jean Shrimpton: Breaking the Class Ceiling
This iconic swinging London couple embodied the ’60s shift of British culture from the upper class to the masses.
Icons February 2017
Certified Original: Peggy Guggenheim
Collector, bohemian, socialite. The list of Peggy Guggenheim’s accomplishments goes on and on, as does her enduring legacy to the world of fine art.
Code December 2016
What To Buy This Week: Modern Monochrome
Wear it all together or pick and mix your favourite pieces; this week’s edit goes back to basics with minimalistic design and a stripped back wintery aesthetic.
Pleasure December 2016
Maison D'etre: London's Maison Assouline
There are very few stores on the planet that aspire to be a cultural retreat, and still fewer that succeed. Maison Assouline then, on London’s Piccadilly, is a truly rakish…
Icons December 2016
Advance Australian Flair: Joel Edgerton
So Joel Edgerton is just another Antipodean actor in Hollywood, right? Not now. Not with his new movie, Loving, the epic true story of how one interracial couple fought America’s…
Pleasure December 2016
The Radical Eye at Tate Modern London
A man of many tastes, many talents and many excesses, Sir Elton John is an artist in more than one sense. He is also, it transpires, a great collector, as…
Pleasure November 2016
Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy of Arts
The Rake explores the latest exhibition at London’s Royal Academy, a celebration of one of the most liberated art movements in history…
Pleasure September 2016
Martin Sharp: Art as Pop, Pop as Art
Australia’s greatest psychedelic pop purveyor occupied the space between sound and vision, sacred and profane, art and design.