ART+INSTALLATIONS

Noticed: Nicole Patel

nicolepatel_1_grids

By Rachel Filipinas. All images courtesy of Nicole Patel.   Artist Nicole Patel makes the type of pieces that require a closer, more careful look. In one piece, she runs extra fine threads of twine or wire across the warp … Continue reading

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DxV: Christophe Come

Come Rock Crystal Jewel Box

By Regina Connell. Christophe Côme makes virtuoso show-stopping pieces that bring together art deco and modern, with touches of industrial, typographical and even printed circuit board design. A high point of the work I saw at the recent FOG fair … Continue reading

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What is Luxury? The V&A Explores…

Dominic Wilcox Skipping Stones

By Regina Connell. Given the interest in what we’ve been calling alternative luxury, I was delighted when I heard a few months ago that London’s Victoria and Albert Museum was going to be doing an exhibit on the much-maligned “L” … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: In Remembrance

Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red

By Regina M. Connell. It’s rare that we quote Stalin here, but when he said, “One death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic,” he got it exactly right. At some point, numbers just get too big to … Continue reading

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