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luxpresso - 09/21/2016 06:00:00

Art Attack: Meet the World's Most Expensive Paintings

Art Attack: Meet the World's Most Expensive Paintings 2015 was a milestone year in the world of art with a number of record-breaking paintings being sold. Year 2016 seems to be following in the footsteps of the year that was; a recent example being the record-breaking sale of Akbar Padamsee’s Greek Landscape. It was recently auctioned for a... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 09/19/2016 12:00:00

This French-German Artist is Bringing the Mughals Back to India

This French-German Artist is Bringing the Mughals Back to India French-German artist Edouard Baribeaud is hosting his first-ever show in India. ‘The Nocturnal Vault’, inspired by the Mughal Era, is being held in Galerie Isa in Mumbai; showcasing a lineup of the artist’s colourful paintings depicting the early 1500s. In a brief tête-à-tête with... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 08/31/2016 20:33:31

Paying a Bespoke Tribute to Louis XIII with Ludovic du Plessis

Paying a Bespoke Tribute to Louis XIII with Ludovic du Plessis To pay a tribute to the 100-year-old cognac, LOUIS XIII, renowned brands Hermes, Puiforcat and Saint Louis collaborated to unveil L’odyssee D’un Roi, a luxury travel case exclusively designed for the spirit. To celebrate the launch of this masterpiece, which is slated to be auctioned at... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 07/15/2016 14:00:09

Auction Alert: Christie’s Commemorates the 40th Anniversary of Patek Philippe

Auction Alert: Christie’s Commemorates the 40th Anniversary of Patek Philippe Come fall, Christie’s will host a special sale to mark the 40th anniversary of one of the most iconic Patek Philippe watches—the Nautilus. The renowned British auction house has scheduled sales in four major locations across the globe—namely Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, and New York—October... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 07/01/2016 16:31:20

The World’s Largest Diamond that Did Not Sell

The World’s Largest Diamond that Did Not Sell It is not every day that you get to witness a diamond that is millions of years old; it also is not every day is such a magnificent piece of rock offered on sale. So when such an opportunity arises, it has to be seized at once. Well, at least that is what we at Luxpresso think. However, when an... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 06/27/2016 15:08:03

Picasso’s Femme Assise Auctioned at a Record-Breaking Price

Picasso’s Femme Assise Auctioned at a Record-Breaking Price Be they investors or mere enthusiasts, every art lover does have a penchant for Picasso’s works. Who doesn’t know, the artist adorns the white walls of almost all major art galleries. It was, hence, no surprise that at a recent Sotheby’s auction, a Picasso painting managed to break all... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 06/14/2016 16:34:28

Christie’s to Auction a Rare First Edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Christie’s to Auction a Rare First Edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Originally a mathematician and lecturer in Oxford, Lewis Caroll a.k.a Charles Dodgson was an introvert personality. But his true passion reflected in his interaction with children, in his stories full of fantasies, especially created for them. Caroll loved entertaining children, and it was one such... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 06/14/2016 16:12:13

Mumbai’s Galerie Isa Celebrates Monsoon the Spanish Way

Mumbai’s Galerie Isa Celebrates Monsoon the Spanish Way This year's monsoon exhibition at Galerie Isa, titled 'Spanish Interlude’, is hosted in collaboration with Gallery Pelaires in Mallorca. Three artists from the Spanish art gallery will showcase their work in Mumbai. Read on to know more about this ongoing exhibition that will conclude on August... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 06/03/2016 15:29:39

Christie’s Auctions an Hermès Himalaya Birkin for INR 2.2 crores

Christie’s Auctions an Hermès Himalaya Birkin for INR 2.2 crores Seems like British auctioneer Christie’s is on a spree of breaking records. Setting another milestone, the auction house recently sold an Hermès Himalaya Birkin Bag, touted as the rarest handbag in the world, for a record-breaking sum of INR 2.2 crores approximately. Continue Reading »

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