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Anne Vierstraete of Art Brussels on the City's Must Visits

Art Brussels has a major birthday this year. For its 50th edition, April 19-22, it will champion Belgian galleries (46 altogether, or 32 percent of the 2018 participants) while still bringing together 100 international galleries from 32 countries.The fair is

Queen Elizabeth 2: Dubai's First Floating Hotel Opens to Public

Britain’s famed Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship is finally open to the public as a floating luxury hotel moored off at Mina Rashid in Dubai.Queen Elizabeth 2 also known as QE2 was built by Cunard and put to sea in 1969. The ship has been named after the wife

The Best of Cologne, As Seen By Fair Director, Daniel Hug

Art Cologne — the Rhineland’s long-standing trade fair for Modern and Contemporary art—boasts 210 galleries from 33 countries for this year’s edition, April 19-22. Launched in 1967 and officially deemed a trade fair since 1984, it was the first t

Discovering London with Michael Benson, co-founder, Photo London

Photo London was founded in 2015, swiftly drawing photographers, curators, dealers and the public together to celebrate the medium. The fourth edition of the fair features 108 exhibiting galleries from 18 countries, selected by a curatorial committee led by P

Discovering London with Michael Benson, Founding Director, Photo London

Photo London was founded in 2015, swiftly drawing photographers, curators, dealers and the public together to celebrate the medium. The fourth edition of the fair features 108 exhibiting galleries from 18 countries, selected by a curatorial committee led by P

Top Attractions in New York by Gallerist Laurence Miller, Exhibiting at AIPAD

The 38th edition of AIPAD, one of the most notable annual international photography fairs, is currently running at Pier 94 in New York City April 5-8. More than 100 of the world’s leading photography —specialized galleries will present Contemporary, Moder

The Best of Paris During PAD, as Seen by Julien Lombrail of Carpenters Workshop Gallery

The 22nd edition of the Paris Art and Design fair, which showcases the 20th- and 21st-century luxury art-and-design wares of both French and international art dealers, takes place at a pop-up venue in the Tuileries Gardens, April 4-8. Since its foundation in

Go Local in Hong Kong

This month and the next, collectors are headed to Hong Kong, which is hosting Art Basel, March 29-31, as also some important auctions across genres in April. For those hopping over to the city with the most skyscrapers in the world, here's our pick of how to

“Photo Macau is a celebration of the new way to share and communicate”

All photo aficionados out there, there’s good news as Photo Macau, one of Asia’s newest international fine art fairs dedicated to photography and video, is all set to open its doors, welcoming all art and photo 

The Best of Macau, Through the Eyes of Photo Macau Founder Cecilia Ho

Macau, also commonly spelled as Macao, is a high-rolling destination — the only place in China where gambling is legal. In 2006, it became the biggest gambling spot in the world — at least in terms of revenue — leaving Las Vegas behind. The former Portu

Top Attractions in Dubai by Art Dubai’s Director, Myrna Ayad

Art Dubai heightens its flourishing scene amidst the urban desert: This 12th edition presents 105 galleries — 28 of whom are first-time exhibitors, including participants from Iceland, Ethiopia and Kazakhstan — coming from 48 countries altogether. In addi

Top 5 Restaurants in Madrid: A Guide for ARCO Visitors and More

The Spanish capital has long been a huge destination for culture, not just because of its Museo Nacional del Prado, better known as the Prado, or annual events such as ARCO which takes place between February 21 and 25 this year.At any time of year, there are

Three art galleries to visit in Palm Beach for an art lover

Palm Beach may better be known for its long stretch of coast and opulent mansions, but the region has also become increasingly recognized as a thriving arts destination where some well-known museums sit alongside an abundance of boutique galleries. Here

Three art galleries to visit in Palm Beach for an art lover

Palm Beach may better be known for its long stretch of coast and opulent mansions, but the region has also become increasingly recognized as a thriving arts destination where some well-known museums sit alongside an abundance of boutique galleries. Here

Top five luxury places to stay in Palm Beach

As the art world descends on Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Fair, there is a lot more to savor in the host city and live in style. Blouin Culture + Travel curated a list of properties you can opt for a luxurious stay during the art fair.1. Four Seasons Reso

London’s Very Best Restaurants and Bars: Top Picks by Writer Stephanie Brookes

Everyone has heard of The Savoy. Many London foodies will know Pollen Street Social or Little Social. You can’t ignore them, but there is a lot more to the British capital’s restaurant scene than that.Stephanie Brookes, a food writer and presenter, a BBC

Arles

A mecca for artists and art lovers alike ever since Van Gogh set up house here, this city in the South of France has a history dating back to Roman times and keeps current with an annual photography festival known as Les Rencontres d’Arles. The 46th edition

Top Five Things to do in Miami Beach

Think Miami Beach in Florida and the first images that might come to mind are of bronzed people lounging on sugar-sand beaches or dancing the night away in ultra-chic clubs. And while you visit the vibrant city to take in Art Basel Miami Beach, explore the pl

Amsterdam: An Artistic Visual Feast

Who wouldn’t want to visit Amsterdam? Known for its “brown cafés,” traditional Dutch pubs where all troubles seem to melt away and great beer flows like water, the capital city of the Netherlands has a warm place in the hearts of myriad tourists. The h

Barcelona

Penalva has lived in Barcelona for the past seven years and ranks it among the world’s top places to reside. “The city is the right size to get to know people and the international art scene easily,” she says. Barcelona’s other winning qualities inclu

"I love the infinite beauty of Paris": Jennifer Flay

Come October 19, collectors and art lovers from around the world will once again convene in Paris for the latest in contemporary art, thanks to FIAC, the annual International Contemporary Art Fair.“The Lafayette sector this year is particularly exciting, wi

Top Places to Visit in London: A Guide for Frieze Visitors

With more than 160 participating galleries showing works from more than 1,000 of today’s leading artists, Frieze London in 2017 promises to be an exciting combination of emerging and classic art. The art fair is being held at Regent’s Park from October 5

Top Picks in London by Chef Clare Smyth

Clare Smyth’s new restaurant Core, is one of the hottest new openings in London this year. Unveiled in August, the restaurant has also commissioned some magnificent artwork, much of which has been done by artists local to the Notting Hill restaurant and who

Chicago’s Top Attractions by Partners of Richard Gray Gallery

Richard Gray Gallery in Chicago has launched a major show of monumental new work by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa at Gray Warehouse. “Secret Garden” presents recent sculptures in wood, stainless steel, and bronze, in conjunction with a suite of dr

Chicago’s Top Attractions by Owners of Richard Gray Gallery

Richard Gray Gallery in Chicago has launched a major show of monumental new work by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa at Gray Warehouse. “Secret Garden” presents recent sculptures in wood, stainless steel, and bronze, in conjunction with a suite of dr

Top Places in Zurich by Photographer Roger Eberhard

We love to travel, but it isn’t often that we dwell upon the similarities or differences in the hotel rooms we stay in. Swiss-born photographer Roger Eberhard’s new series “Standard” thus comes as a revelation. “To make ‘Standard,’ I traveled t

Top Places in San Antonio by FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA’s Founder

FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA SAFOTO 2017 runs from August 26 through October 30 across various galleries and other venues in San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country. The Founder and Director Michael Mehl is a composer and a musician, a visual artist (photography and pho

Top Places to Visit in Chicago by John Corbett

Chicago-based gallery Corbett vs. Dempsey represents an international roster of contemporary artists and presents select 20th-century works, with a specialty in historical Chicago. John Corbett, curator and writer, and with Jim Dempsey, co-owner of the galler

Dover’s Top Architectural Landmarks and More, by Joanna Jones

Dover, Britain’s busiest passenger port, is set to witness an increased inflow of tourists and aesthetes, thanks to CHALKUP21, the recently unveiled architectural walking trail. The 17-mile route winds along the coastline between Folkestone and Deal, pepper

Top Attractions in Chicago by the Director of Expo Chicago

Expo Chicago, the international exposition of contemporary and modern art with more than 3,000 works from 135 galleries from 25 countries and 58 international cities, will be open to visitors from September 13 through 17, 2017.“Opening during Expo Art Week

Top Attractions in Chicago by the Director of Expo Chicago

Expo Chicago, the international exposition of contemporary and modern art with more than 3,000 works from 135 galleries from 25 countries and 58 international cities, will be open to visitors from September 13 through 17, 2017.“Opening during Expo Art Week

Top Places in Jerusalem by General Manager of The Orient Jerusalem

Jerusalem is best known for its spiritual heritage that spans multiple faiths, and the evocative Old City, but it is no stranger to world-class luxury hotels either. The latest to grace its storied streets is The Orient Jerusalem, situated on an historic sit

Hotelier and Collector Dimitris Tsitouras’s Guide to Athens

2017 has been a great year for the Athens art scene with the Greek Capital playing host to the first part of the famed Documenta art exhibition from April 8 to July 16 – the first time that that Documenta has opened outside Germany and the first time that i

Berlin

For Leistenschneider, Berlin’s thriving art scene is in a league of its own, thanks to a plethora of “great galleries, museums, and artists living here.” What has excited her most of late are the swift developments taking place in the western part of th

Monaco

The world’s second-smallest country has a coastline dotted with world-class shops, casinos, and cultural institutions, such as the Monte-Carlo Ballet and the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra. The addition of an art fair to the scene in recent years is tur

Top Copenhagen Places: Travel Guide by Head of Code Art Fair

In 2017, Code 2, the second edition of Code Art Fair will present works from leading as well as emerging galleries from all over the world, between August 31 and September 3 at Bella Center, Scandinavia’s largest exhibition center. The fair will also featur

Sydney

Forty-three years later, the Biennale of Sydney (biennaleofsydney.com.au) celebrates its 20th edition this month. The biennale is distributed across seven individually themed venues that its literature calls “embassies of thought,” as well as a number of

Dubai

Often called the City of Superlatives, Dubai offers a dazzling diversity of cultures and a packed social calendar, which suits Tanzanian-born painter and scarf designer Toledo just fine: “There is always something happening.” Toledo, who was raised in Afr

Luziah Hennessy Pairs Art with Wineries in 2nd Treasure Hunt

If Luziah Hennessy’s surname sounds familiar then you’re either a fan of cognac or fine art. If you’re a fan of cognac they you’ll know Luziah as the H of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton – the France-based luxury goods company which is home to 70 d

The Resident: Travel Guide to Seattle by Henry Art Gallery Director Sylvia Wolf

The Seattle Art Fair brings together the Pacific Northwest’s strong collector base; local, national, and international galleries; area museums and institutions; and an array of innovative public programming. One of the participating art galleries is The
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