Born in 1954 in the South West of France where his father bred and trained racehorses, Hubert de Watrigant started sketching in his father’s stables. He possesses an extraordinary gift to seize a fleeting moment, and to capture the transient effects of light. Watrigant uses a wide variety of materials ...
The Orientalist Sale As part of the its Orientalist & Islamic Week on 21 and 22 April, Sotheby’s presented The Orientalist Sale featuring 42 lots showcasing important Orientalist paintings and luxurious works of art of the “Orient”; a term used in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to describe present-day Turkey, ...
Born in 1940 Helmut Wolf started his education as a precious stone cutter at the age of 14. That is young enough to be introduced in the hidden world of gemstones and the great art of gemcutting. In this, Helmut was like many other boys his age in Idar-Oberstein, a ...
Partnership Aims to Inspire MENA Talent in Regional Jaguar XE Competition Bernard Khoury, award winning architect, curator, and visiting lecturer at prestigious academic institutions around the world, has been named the fourth and final judge for the Jaguar MENA Design XE Competition. Khoury is co-founder of the Arab Centre for ...
Congratulations to Carlos Chahine and his actors Fadi Abi Samra, Carole El Hajj, Bernadette Hodeib and Rodrigue Sleiman for their exceptional adaptation and work on “God of Carnage”. They enjoyed a successful premiere on October 10th with prestigious guests such as: HE Mrs Lama Salam, HE Swiss Ambassador Ruth Flint, Professor Tarek Mitri, Rafic Ali Ahmad, Nadine ...
Our way to celebrate COLLECTION issue 60 and to wish a long life to its Publisher & Editor in Chief! Happy 60th Birthday! The eternal fascination of men and women… for gems and precious stones What is it about gems and precious stones that appeals so much to men and ...
Spearhead of the Italian goldsmith’s excellence, valiant supporter of the goldsmith’s techniques dating back to Renaissance times and Master creator of the renowned House Buccellati, Gianmaria Buccellati has developed a wide collection which ranges from jewellery to museum pieces. Art pieces constitute a significant part of the House’s collection. The ...
Adolphe Sax may well have been an outstanding musician, but he was chiefly the creator of entirely new voices of previously unheard-of sound colours, as borne out by his most famous invention, the saxophone. Since its opening in 2000, the Musical Instruments Museum, or mim, has become a first class ...
THE PROFESSIONAL 3 DC SERIES CONTINUES WITH THE VINCENT VAN GOGH EDITION – ENGINEERING ART On Vincent van Gogh’s birthday, Mobiado announces the second in its new Dream Color series: the Professional 3 DC – Vincent van Gogh. “I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.” – Vincent ...
Zooid wall is the first member of the new Zooid Collection. Just as in nature, Zooids may be solo or groups may come together as a single body “Zooid is a single animal that is part of a colonial animal. The term Zooid has historically also been used for an organic cell or organized body ...