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Site-specific installation by United Visual Artists opens at A/D/O. “Spirit of the City“ explores the physical and emotional response individuals experience when navigating through urban environments

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The modular system of revolving mirrored columns showcases a dynamic composition of movement, light, shadow and reflection. The seemingly organic behavior is poetically linked to the dynamic activity of New York City. Spirit of the City was created exclusively for the outdoor courtyard at A/D/O. It will open to the public May 18, 2018 and will be on view through September 2nd. “Our goal was to create a simple, yet transformative experience that metaphorically and physically reflects the surroundings of A/D/O and New York City at large,” says... Read More »

Volkswagen Group supports “The Future Starts Here” exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London

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This year’s major exhibition at the V&A, “The Future Starts Here”, explores the power of design in shaping the world of tomorrow. Featuring more than 100 objects, many of which have never been on public display, the exhibition represents a new picture of an advancing future and includes specially commissioned works by Miranda July, Kei Kreutler as well as the interaction design studios Stamen and Tellart. The exhibition explores the impact these objects may have on the body, the home, politics, cities, and the planet and provides visitors w... Read More »

Vadim Blaustein answers the most common questions you need to consider before buying artwork

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In this interview, Mr. Vadim Blaustein, partner at BlauStein Business Lawyers, a resident of Monaco and an experienced lawyer dealing with various kinds of transactions, answers the common questions that aspiring art collectors often ask when embarking on an art journey. How can you make sure the artwork is authentic? Vadim Blaustein: A Certificate of Authenticity created by the artist or expert help collectors prove the authenticity of a work of art as well as its quality. An authentic artwork is also usually accompanied by provenance an... Read More »

Overall winners revealed for 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

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The coveted Photographer of the Year title was presented to British artist Alys Tomlinson for her series Ex-Voto, winning the photographer $25,000 (USD). The work was praised by the jury for its beautiful production, technical excellence and sensitive illustration of pilgrimage as a journey of discovery and sacrifice to a greater power. Tomlinson was selected from the 10 category winners of the Professional competition who was announced today alongside those in 2nd and 3rd place in each Professional category. The overall winners of the Award... Read More »

Lexus Design Award 2018 Grand Prix Winner Announced at Amazing ‘Limitless Co-Existence’ Exhibition in Milan

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Lexus passionately believes in the power of design to change the world. For this reason, Lexus nurtures and celebrates up-and-coming designers who harness the power of design to shift perspectives, communicate ideas and stimulate the imagination to shape a better future. “This year’s winner permeates the current thinking about the role of design in our evolving and technologically shifting societies. Products played less of a role, and design education/teaching and thinking are at the forefront. How citizens and designers interact with produ... Read More »

BMW continues collaboration with international photography festival KYOTOGRAPHIE

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Unlike most exhibitions, KYOTOGRAPHIE is held not in a single gallery or museum, but rather in various unusual venues around the city. This concept encourages art-lovers to visit unique locations throughout Kyoto, some of them open to the public exclusively for this event. This year, the festival will encompass 15 different exhibitions in 15 fascinating sites, including the basement of an old newspaper printing plant, a former ice factory, a temple and even a wholesale market. Together with CHANEL KK, BMW will present an exciting exhibition ... Read More »

Sir Simon Rattle presents people’s concert in Trafalgar Square

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Trafalgar Square will be transformed into a giant music stage for Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra to present BMW CLASSICS on Sunday 1 July 2018. This free summer concert marks the renewal of a continuing, long-term partnership between BMW and the London Symphony Orchestra, bringing access to world-class music to everyone in one of the world’s most iconic public spaces. With an audience in the square of up to 10,000 people, the concert will be live streamed for the first time exclusively on YouTube, making the concert acces... Read More »

Deutsche Post DHL Group to continue as main sponsor of the Beethovenfest Bonn international music festival

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“For many years, we have provided support to institutions and organizations that have committed themselves to maintaining and advancing the legacy of Ludwig van Beethoven,” said Christof Ehrhart, Executive Vice President Corporate Communications and Responsibility at Deutsche Post DHL Group. “Furthermore, the ‘Encounters’ series, which was devised in cooperation with Beethovenfest Bonn, is intended to play a role in creating a high-quality classical music concert experience in a brand new form which will appeal to new and established audiences ... Read More »

BMW Welt Jazz Award 2018 in April

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The concept band Beady Belle of singer Beate S. Lech and bassist Marius Reksjø first saw the light of day in 1999 with keyboarder and head of label Bugge Wesseltoft. The band’s seven very successful albums featuring guests such as Jamie Cullum and India.Arie, are a testament to its creative potential and continued progress. Its program for a trio, “On My Own” is an intimate work centered around Lech’s powerful voice and her stunning ability to modulate. On April 8, Beady Belle will delight its audience with a grooving sextet, set up to also per... Read More »

Visiting the museum with Volkswagen: free access to Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin

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The Volkswagen Group deepens its cultural engagement and its collaboration with Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin with the introduction of “VOLKSWAGEN ART 4 ALL”, a new opportunity for people to explore the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin free of charge. Further to the premiere on 5th April, the collection and exhibitions at Hamburger Bahnhof can be enjoyed during a free visit between 4 and 8 pm on the first Thursday of every month. The “VOLKSWAGEN ART 4 ALL” programme also includes guided tours in different langua... Read More »

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