From Rolex Daytona to Seamaster from Omega, and from Carrera from Tag Heuer to Grandmaster from Patek Philippe, watches tell the story of human perseverance and persistence. From the sundial to all the way to anti-gravity watches, they have come a long way. Some of the most prized collectible watches are among the best engineering marvels too.
REAL FEELINGS Emotion and Technology – An International Group Show at House of Electronic Arts Basel (HeK)
Works by 20 artists are presented in the show, ranging from artificial intelligence, interactive installations, robotics and biometrics to gaming, video installations, virtual reality and photography.
The types of attires that Robert De Niro wore as Sam ‘Ace’ Rothstein in Casino got people talking. The expensive timepieces and the weirdly sewn clothes – something many people attribute to the fashion of the 1970s which is against the tenets of modern fashion.
Aleph Contemporary a new contemporary art gallery specialising in influential and emerging contemporary art are presenting a solo exhibition from the London based artist Dan Coomb.
American painter Eric Fischl’s new show at Skarstedt (‘Figures’ to 9 April) presents, approximately life-sized, people on the beach. They come from Fischl’s own photographs of characters and poses which interest him – ‘I can’t tell people what I want’
The art of luxury watchmaking has been written about time and time again. The craftsmanship that goes into making a high-end Rolex or Omega is outstanding. But today we want to get more specific and highlight some moments when art truly meets with horology and the results.
Salvage Rhythms is a piece about becoming. Devised by Sam Williams as part of his ongoing project Latent Commons, this performance work was presented at Somerset House AGM, alongside a live sound score in collaboration with the musician Roly Porter.
‘Trophy’a two-person exhibition exploring the purpose of the trophy, its associations and narratives.
Sim Smith is to present, ‘Trophy’a two-person exhibition exploring the purpose of the trophy, its associations and narratives. From the celebratory to the unassuming, this exhibition surveys its various guises, through fascination and fantasy.
Gagosian is to present new works by designer Marc Newson. This will be Newson’s first exhibition of limited-edition furniture pieces in more than a decade.
Fresh from his performance at the 2018 World Cup closing ceremony with his hit track ‘Live It Up’ (featuring Will Smith and Era Istrefi), Nicky Jam has just inked a deal with Hublot to become the very first Latin musician to represent the company.
In 2016 world-renowned curator Azu Nwagbogu invited James to show his 2014 ‘Wotsit All About’ series in Lagos, Nigeria. Naturally, Nwagbogu expected Ostrer to come along with his fetishised junk food portraits that had warned the west of over-consumption.
After a two-year shutdown for a serious makeover, the Hayward Gallery needed to come back big. The architects delivered, and so does the show that opened this week (until 22 April)— an epic retrospective of Düsseldorf-based photographer Andreas Gursky.