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: Marion Boehm, Artist

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on Marion Boehm. Whose work I discovered @154artfair a couple of weeks ago.   In their words: “Marion Boehm studied Design with a major focus on graphic design at University FH Darmstadt, Germany. After traveling extensively in countries like Italy and France, Marion Boehm settled in … Continue reading Hidden Gems: Marion Boehm, 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