25 September 2020 • Mark Westall
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.
24 August 2020 • Mark Westall
Rolexes have been around for a very long time, in one form or another. And even as different fashion trends come and go, these watches are still regarded as one of the most sought-after accessories.
REAL FEELINGS Emotion and Technology – An International Group Show at House of Electronic Arts Basel (HeK)
18 June 2020 • Mark Westall
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.
14 April 2020 • Mark Westall
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.
9 April 2020 • Mark Westall
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.
14 February 2020 • Mark Westall
Water-resistance is a common feature on watches, but there’s more to it than your watch being able to get a little wet. Whether it’s a leisurely swim or diving, you want to know that your watch is protected against water damage.
12 February 2020 • Paul Carey-Kent
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’
31 January 2020 • Mark Westall
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.
22 October 2019 • Staff
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.
13 July 2019 • Mark Westall
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.
14 January 2019 • Mark Westall
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.
17 August 2018 • Mark Westall
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.
30 May 2018 • Mark Westall
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.
11 May 2017 • Syndicate
Ever wondered why email, trash cans, Google Docs and desktops look the way they do? The answer lies in 1960s hippie culture and LSD-taking creatives