Posts filed under: Art

WALL STREET JOURNAL – Royce Pinkwater and The Growing Art Collection Trend

Royce interviewed by the Wall Street Journal on the growing trend of serious art collectors designing the homes to fit their art collection: Royce Pinkwater, founder and CEO of a high-end global real-estate company says in the past five years...
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Spacious Art Galleries Attracting New Blood to LA: New York Times

From The New York Times: At 35,000 square feet indoors, with an additional 10,000 square feet outside earmarked for a sculpture garden, the Maccarone gallery, in industrial Boyle Heights, is the length of a city block. In true Los Angeles...
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Ancient art of ‘feng shui’ is being used to sell luxury real estate

More luxury real estate developers and realtors are applying feng shui principles to ensure positive “energy” — and attract Chinese buyers. This year, China surpassed Canada as the foreign country spending the most on residential properties in the U.S., comprising...
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Multi-storey luxury building…in a tree?

Sensitively built to have no negative impact on its host tree, the building, designed by Takashi Kobayashi and Hiroshi Nakamura, offers a 36-metre long walkway, a picnic area, zipline and kid’s play area. The house is able to nest as...
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Jose Parla Exhibition Opens Next Month at Mary Boone Gallery

On September 12th, 2015, Mary Boone Gallery, in conjunction with a concurrent exhibition at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, will open an installation of new paintings and sculpture by José Parlá. The title “Surface Body / Action Space” discloses various modes of practice and...
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New avant-garde marquetry masters

Cutting-edge furniture designers and artists are reinvigorating marquetry with ravishing new riffs on traditional techniques, materials and patterns. From “How To Spend It” One of the first to look at marquetry with new eyes was that fascinating Dutch-Belgian design duo...
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Is Miami ready for the Faena treatment?

Part entrepreneur, part urban-culture clairvoyant, part developer (though he dislikes the moniker), the Argentine-born Alan Faena is best known for identifying a moribund quadrant of Buenos Aires at the height of the country’s recession and turning it into what is...
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Cool new Zetter Hotel in London inspired by a great eccentric

Architecture by John Sloane, Interiors by Russel Sage, and a vision of  “an eccentric relative’s home” were all brought together in the new Zetter Townhouse. Opening August 14th, the townhouse is set on Marylebone’s Seymour Street, Interiors by Russell Sage are...
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How The Siam is Redefining Luxury Sleeps in Bangkok

When Krissada Sukosol Clapp, the award-winning film actor and frontman of Thai indie rock band Pru, first envisionedThe Siam, all he had in mind was a decidedly modest building out of which he would also house his extensive collection of...
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Full steam ahead for Nouvel’s MoMA Tower

A tower designed in 2006 by French Pritzker Prize laureate Jean Nouvel is joining the high-flyer ranks of the New York City skyline. Dubbed 53 W 53 for its location next to the Museum of Modern Art, the 82-story, 1,050-foot-tall...
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