Hidden Gems: LR Vandy, Artist

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on LR Vandy. Lisa is a contemporary artist, whose work I discovered @154artfair In the Hull series, she explores the relationship between journeys/trade/commodities and how they link to masks. You can find out more on her website, here.   Continue reading Hidden Gems: LR Vandy, Artist

Hidden Gems – Jenny Saville, RA: Highest paid living (female) artist

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in the world of gemstones, jewellery and arts. As of Friday 5th October 2018, Jenny Saville became the highest paid living (female) artist. When Propped, her self-portrait sold at Sotheby’s in London, for GBP£9.5 million/USD$12.4 million. The whole saga and OTT art news that happened over the weekend overshadowed this somewhat. Yet, we have … Continue reading Hidden Gems – Jenny Saville, RA: Highest paid living (female) artist

#luxpro London 2018

  On Thursday 20th September by invitation only, a Monegasque, a Londoner and a Singaporean walk into a bar. No, this isn’t the beginning of a “walk into a bar” allegorical joke. This is quite literally the beginning of superb synergy, where numerous nationalities (from an array of industries) and key decision makers gathered together in the same place, at the same time. Networking gold. … Continue reading #luxpro London 2018