What To Expect From AFROPUNK’s Brixton Takeover

From 1-8 September, AFROPUNK, presently helmed by Matthew Morgan and Jocelyn Cooper, will take over a number of south London’s arts and culture venues, drawing on the area’s rich and diverse history. Thoughtful curation sees a busy programme of art exhibitions, talks, live music, DJs, film screenings and more hosted across The Ritzy, Pop Brixton,…

Inside ‘Eckhaus Latta: Possessed’ At The Whitney

Nearly two decades since New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art hosted its last fashion focussed exhibition, the institution has opened its ground-floor John R. Eckel, Jr. Gallery to Eckhaus Latta: Possessed, an immersive installation by fashion designers Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta. On view until 8 October, the duo’s first solo exhibition explores themes of desire,…

Austrian Medi-Spa Lanserhof Comes To Mayfair’s The Arts Club

Austrian medi-spa Lanserhof, a leader in regenerative and preventive medicine in Europe, will soon arrive in the UK to launch an outpost in the former Dover Street Market building located directly opposite The Arts Club, with plans to open in early 2019. Dr Christian Harisch, CEO of the Lanserhof group commented: “Lanserhof has a long-standing…

BASTARDA Takes Over Hackney Wick’s Giant Steps This Weekend

This coming weekend, Hackney Wick’s Giant Steps will include an exciting food showcase from BASTARDA, a collaborative project by sommelier Honey Spencer and chef Anaïs Van Manen. An addition to Giant’s Step’s full weekend programme of performances, Spencer and Manen have merged their talents and experience to present an innovative mash-up of food and wine….

Last Chance: Franz West’s ‘Sisyphos Sculptures’ At Gagosian

A self-taught, multimedia artist, Franz West is remembered for his spirited and unconventional sculptures and furniture, which often necessitate audience involvement. The artist concentrated on taking objects that are ostensibly utilitarian—like pieces of furniture—making them eccentric and playful. In his furniture pieces, West tended to parody high modernism: familiar, refined shapes formed out of coarse…

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