Veni, Vidi, Venice!
Art / Culture

Veni, Vidi, Venice!

Published in Asia Tatler, August 2013 It’s back, that biannual migration of mega-yachts to the world’s loveliest decaying and sinking city. Curators, critics, collectors and artists assembled from around the world for the preview week of the 55th Venice Biennale. Dubbed the Saint Tropez of the art world by some for all the glitz, glam, … Continue reading

Art Inflation!
Art / Culture

Art Inflation!

The West Kowloon Cultural District complex may still be four (or five) years away from being completed, but the team at M+ museum of art has nonetheless been busy with a programme of exhibitions designed to bring art to the wider Hong Kong community. Opening recently is the second of the future museum’s nomadic public … Continue reading

55th Venice Biennale Artists and Pavilions
Art / Culture

55th Venice Biennale Artists and Pavilions

Getting terribly excited about our biennial Venice art pilgrimage to the Venice Biennale. Established over a century ago and nicknamed the ‘Olympics of the Art World’, countries are designated a national pavilion and represented by an artist (or artists) who is selected or invited to participate in this prestigious cultural institution. It’s a showcase of … Continue reading

Hong Kong-Edimbourg
Culture / Travel

Hong Kong-Edimbourg

Kaiser Karl couldn’t have made his presence in Edinburgh any more obvious if he’d sent toyboy Baptiste Giabiconi down Princes Street in a float wearing nothing but a logoed double-C sporran. We had arrived in the city on the eve of the brand’s latest Metiers d’Art collection launch, Paris-Edimbourg, at Linlithgow Palace, the birthplace of … Continue reading