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Hotel chain invites guests to steal artwork

As research has proved, guests will steal plenty of things from hotels given the chance — but most would draw the line at a piece of art valued in the thousands. One hotel, however, is inviting guests to steal art, in a clever promotion drawn up by Art Series Hotels, an Australian chain, for the [...]

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$100,000 Bill On The Streets of NYC

Artist John Baldessari has plastered a fake $100,000 bill on a billboard next to Manhattan’s High Line elevated park, on 10th Avenue at West 18th Street. $100,000 bills actually exist. They were printed during the Great Depression but never publicly circulated.

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Ferrari F430 Tattooed by Philippe Pasqua

French artisan Philippe Pasqua has unveiled his latest work of art: a Ferrari F430 that’s been covered in skin-colored leather and exquisitely tattooed. For all car enthusiasts, this one-off creation shall be on display at the Galerie Laurent Strouk, Paris around the middle of January 2012.

Bottega Veneta Music Album

Bottega Veneta releases album

Bottega Veneta may be best known for its leather goods, but the brand’s creative director Tomas Maier has now branched into the realm of music. Maier has teamed up with Parisian DJ Michel Gaubert on Intreccio Uno, a two-disc compilation album featuring a medley of past runway show and store playlists. Artists featuring on the [...]

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Veuve Clicquot’s Hotel du Marc renovations

The 19th century neoclassic private mansion of the House of Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin located in Reims (France), has been entirely restored.

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Animal sculptures made from Louis Vuitton bags

Louis Vuitton hosted a cocktail on Monday night at the storied Paris taxidermy store Deyrolle to celebrate the launch of the My Monogram service on Small Leather Goods To set the mood, British artist Billie Achilleos transformed the maison’s signature wallets, coin pouches, belts, and bag hardware into a menagerie of animals. The hardy armadillo, [...]

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