Leonardo da Vinci at the National Gallery – the greatest show of the year

The National Gallery’s Leonardo exhibition promises a unique chance to view his finest paintings and drawings. It also offers a glimpse of the artist’s true spirit

Renaissance man though he undoubtedly was, Leonardo da Vinci was very much a part-time artist. Among the wrecks and ruins and dubious attributions, Leonardo produced very few paintings – around 20, about some of which scholarly debate continues. There are nine in the National Gallery exhibition, all dated from his years in Milan, as well as Giampietrino’s almost 8 metre-wide 1520 scale copy of Leonardo’s 1492-8 Last Supper.

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Exciting start of the David Bowie Alumni Tour

Join key alumni musicians of David Bowie’s bands from across the decades, anchored by his longest standing member Mike Garson along with other amazing Bowie band alumni including Earl Slick,Gerry LeonardCarmine Rojas and Mark Plati.  We’re gearing up to head back on the road with A BOWIE CELEBRATION: The David Bowie Alumni Tour featuring an unforgettable and critically acclaimed evening of Bowie songs with world-class vocalists and an ever rotating mix of hits and deep cuts. As Westworld’s Evan Rachel Wood recently proclaimed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon after having been guest featured on a number of shows on tour with the alumni band, “It’s not a cover band. It’s the actual band. It’s as close as you’re going to get to Bowie.”

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Prestigious Mayfair Antiques and Fine Art Fair opens in London

10 – 13 January 2019

When The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited launched its prestigious Mayfair event at The London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square in January 2013 it was very favourably received, and became an instant fixture on the capital’s fairs schedule. The five-star hotel in the heart of Mayfair is the perfect venue with the recently refurbished Westminster Ballroom providing an ideal backdrop for our annual event of distinction.

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World has welcomed 2019 in Spectacular Style!

Australia was among the first countries in the world to see in 2019, setting the bar high as an estimated one million people crowded Sydney Harbour to watch more than 100,000 pyrotechnic effects.
London’s sold-out New Year’s Eve fireworks –is always the largest dazzling riverside display in Europe. A soundtrack featuring Europe’s finest musical artists celebrated the diversity of the capital, after Big Ben chimed once more. Spectators lined the banks of the Thames to watch 70,000 projectiles made up of eight tonnes of fireworks fire into the sky from three barges and the London Eye. In Paris tourists packed into the Champs-Elysees to celebrate New Year’s Eve while the Arc de Triomphe monument became the centre piece for an incredible light display. In Berlin tens of thousands of people celebrated at the landmark Brandenburg Gate.

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Josh Groban with romantic performance in O2 Arena

Joshua Winslow Groban (born February 27, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. His first four solo albums have been certified multi-platinum, and he was charted in 2007 as the number-one best selling artist in the United States, with over 22.3 million records. As of 2012, he had sold over 25 million records worldwide. Groban originally studied acting, but moved to singing as his voice developed. Groban attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, a free public school on the campus of California State University, Los Angeles, where students receive a conservatory-style education.  Read more

Time to get inspired with the London Art Week Winter 2018

London Art Week is a twice-yearly event, offering the best of pre-contemporary art in London’s traditional fine art district. From Ancient sculptures to Old Master drawings and post-Impressionist paintings, London Art Week offers visitors the chance to see, and buy, extraordinary works. For seasoned collectors as well as those simply curious to learn more about art, London Art Week dealers are always on hand and delighted to share their knowledge and expertise. Talks and events are scheduled throughout the week, delivered by some of the UK’s most distinguished art historians and curators. There is no tent; visitors have the luxury of discovering masterpieces within our beautiful gallery spaces, all situated within walking distance.

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FRIEZE Londan Art Fair with outstanding Sales and Record Collector and Museum attendance!

On the opening day of this year’s Frieze London, which features over 160 international galleries, there have been a number of major acquisitions for leading museums and institutions. Additionally, a jury of international curators and directors have awarded the Frieze Stand Prize to an outstanding presentation in the main section of the fair. Camden Arts Centre and Frieze Art Fair announce Wong Ping as the recipient of the inaugural Camden Arts Centre Emerging Arts Prize at Frieze. Ping, who is represented by Edouard Malingue, will realise a major exhibition at Camden Arts Centre within the next 18 months.

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PAD is London’s leading fair for 20th Century Art & Design

Set in the vibrant heart of Mayfair, PAD is London’s leading fair for 20th Century art, design and decorative arts. Inspiring a unique spirit of collecting, PAD epitomises how modern art, photography, design, decorative and tribal arts interact to reveal astonishing combinations and create the most individual and staggering interiors. Prominent international galleries from major cities across Europe, North America and Asia come together to offer an exceptional panorama of the most coveted and iconic works available on the market today. PAD is a place to discover and acquire pieces of museum quality with a distinct history.

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London Edge Trade Show

The London Edge trade show has ran from September 3rd to 4th 2017.
It is the perfect show for those who are working in alternative Fashion, Street, Punk & Gothic apparel and accessories.
The brands you can find at London Edge are Alchemy, Betty Loves, Burleska, Cleopatra, Collectif, Hearts & Roses, Hell Bunny, Iron Fist, Limb, Lip Service, Phaze, Poizon Industries, Popsoda, Queen of Darkness, Spiral Direct, Toxico, TUK Shoes, Voodoo Vixen and many more. Buyers in every time zone will have constant access to the most up-to-date contemporary alternative, lifestyle, pop-culture & sub-culture wholesale collections through London Edge. Read more

Upcoming London Design Festival

London Design Festival returns for the 16th year in 2018, celebrating 10 years at the V&A as the official Festival hub. London will be transformed with an inspiring programme of landmark projects, installations and events from 15-23 September 2018. London Design Festival’s vision is to celebrate and promote London as the design capital of the world. In 2017, the Festival welcomed a record-breaking 450,000 individual visitors from over 75 countries.

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