Maybach, “The Legendary Automotive Brand for Premium Luxury Cars” is accelerating its commitment to contemporary art. The latest highlight of Maybach’s artistic commitment is its collaboration with David LaChapelle, one of the world’s most prominent photographers.
A multimillion-dollar collection of original work by Andy Warhol, featuring famous sports stars such as Muhammad Ali, Pele, OJ Simpson and Chris Evert has been stolen. The works of art disappeared earlier this month from the Los Angeles home of Richard Weisman (who comes from the famous art-collecting Weisman family). The pieces were taken from … Continued
A 1984 portrait by Andy Warhol of the late singer Michael Jackson will go on display at London’s O2 arena before being sold at auction in New York. The artwork was commissioned by TIME Magazine to celebrate the record sales of Jacksonâ€™s album Thriller Since the death of Jackson and since Warhol passed long ago, … Continued
To celebrate its 90th anniversary, Bentley Motors collaborated with artist Romero Britto to paint the first concept car of its kind ever to be designed, a prototype Bentley Continental GT. The car is on display at Romero’s “Come to my World” exhibit in Berlin and, according to Romero himself, has been created to â€˜put a … Continued
French artist ZEVS was arrested in Hong Kong this morning, July 13th, 2009 at 3:49am after Liquidating the Chanel logo on the faÃ§ade of Chater House in Central. No news on whether heâ€™s been release yet or whether he will make it to the opening of the exhibit this Tursdayâ€¦ ZEVS is an anonymous French … Continued
French urban artist Zevs has a must-see show at art statements gallery, opening in Hong Kong Thursday, July 16th. The artist arrived earlier to create a series of paintings of LV and Chanel dripping logos on lacquer in collaboration with local craftsmen. Additionally, he made a series of ceramics and paintings on metal. All these … Continued
A Pablo Picasso sketchbook worth several million dollars has been stolen from a museum in Paris. There is no sign of a break-in at the Picasso Museum in the Marais area of the city, yet the red notebook containing 33 pencil drawings disappeared on Monday night, police said. The sketchbook has been valued at $9.8 … Continued
London photographer Atton Conrad captured these stunning images by fusing beautiful models with dresses manufactured from light graffiti. The light creates a dramatic sense of movement, while also providing different types of textures and styles. Conrad uses enough density of light to allow the models to be modestly covered but still maintains a sheer alluring … Continued
We have seen the fashion label lollipops not long ago, and now here come the fashion cupcakes. Shot by Swedish photographer Therese Aldgard and styled by Lisa Edsalv, the two created a fantastic line-up of cupcake sets. These pretty little cupcakes are inspired by Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Christian Louboutin and Betsey Johnson.
The HergÃ© Museum has officially opened in Louvain-la-Neuve, a small town near Brussels, Belgium. The museum is dedicated to the work of HergÃ© (Georges Remi), who created the Tintin comic-books. The hero of the series is Tintin, a young Belgian reporter. He is aided in his adventures from the beginning by his faithful fox terrier … Continued
A painting by Chinese artist Sanyu fetched a record HK$42.1 ($5.4 million) at a Hong Kong auction as bidders fought for lots, betting that the worst of Asiaâ€™s art-market slump is over. Of the 38 lots offered last week at Christieâ€™s Internationalâ€™s top selection of Asian art, 34 sold, raising a combined HK$181.7 million, according … Continued
For two days Elena Gregusova’s “Wear the News” collection will be exhibited at the Financial Times “Business of Luxury Summit” in the famous Salle des Etoiles in the Sporting Monte-Carlo. The outstanding collection of six haute couture sculptures created exclusively from Financial Times newspaper represent Elena’s artistic transformation of recycled newspaper into extraordinary luxury wearable … Continued
Christian Louboutin has entrusted his latest ad campaign to photographer Peter Lippmann, one of the most famous still life photographers. Each shoe was impeccably interpreted in photos that emulate classic still life pieces from the 18th century. Multicoloured sweets, exotic fruits, flowery decorations, still life and a pair of Tina boots, a must-have for this … Continued
The Push Button House from architect/artist Adam Kalkin was originally displayed at Art Basel Miami in 2005. The Push Button House is exactly that: it starts as a shipping container until a button is pushed, and it turns into a house. Motorized walls unfold like a flower, revealing a fully functional house, complete with refined, … Continued
A huge hand-painted Easter egg is displayed in Zagreb‘s main square in Croatia (Republic of Croatia is small country in Central Europe).
River Re Wall is a system for green walls that’s developed by Hokkaido Sanyu Corp. It seems like a mini version of a riverbed or garden turned on its side. Behind the moss-covered wall panel is an irrigation system that ensures all-around healthy greenery and generates a faint, trickling sound of water. The sound is … Continued
In a simple yet innovative personal touch to various runway shows around the globe, Massimo Gammacurta with the help of various fashion brands created a series of branded lollipops. The instantly recognizable powerhouse brands include Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Chanel. Designer logo lollipops, created in delicious flavors and rich-looking textures just call … Continued