Christian Marclay Curates ASSEMBLY’s Second Season At Somerset House Studios

Bringing together Somerset House Studios’ resident artists, international talent and forward-thinking audiences, sound and performance festival ASSEMBLY’s multidisciplinary programme presents newly commissioned works alongside several first performances and UK premieres. For the second ASSEMBLY season, taking place from 8–10 November 2019, resident artist Christian Marclay curates a series of intimate musical performances in Somerset House’s…

Chef Merlin Labron-Johnson To Open Osip This November

Following several years working in kitchens across Europe, perhaps most formatively at Kobe Desramaults’ In de Wulf, Merlin Labron-Johnson was ready for a move to London. His first project, Portland, opened at the beginning of 2015 to critical acclaim, and the following summer Clipstone was born. Extraordinarily, Labron-Johnson received a Michelin star when he was…

Paulina Ołowska Performs Her Seminal Work ‘Abeceda’ At Mimosa House

In Polish artist Paulina Ołowska’s diverse practice, industry, recreation, and socialist symbolism inhabit the same visual and cultural space. Her realist paintings, drawings, and collages appropriate imagery from Eastern European and American popular culture, creating a dynamic cross-cultural reference. Demonstrating the disjunction of time and cultural impermeability of Eastern Europe, the artist’s multi-faceted oeuvre establishes…

Sotheby’s Hosts The Ultimate Maison Martin Margiela Archive Sale

Martin Margiela first confounded the fashion world in 1989 with a collection that challenged what luxury could be. Applying techniques associated with grunge culture, such as deconstruction, recycling and raw finishes, in a cerebral and refined way, his ideas incited shock and curiosity. In a rejection of mass media culture, Margiela became an anonymous design…

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