The witching hour is upon us foolish mortals, and even though most are past the age of trick or treating, London remains one of the most exciting cities to enjoy a frightfully spooky Halloween.
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Unique experiences in London
So far, October has brought its rainy spells and “oh-so-sugary” autumnal lattes as we’d expect, but it has also brought along with it a generous helping of exciting art fairs. Only one of these fairs, however, lets its guests hang out with up and coming independent artists, giving them a rare chance to unearth the ‘next big thing’ in contemporary art!
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Those of you still reminiscing over summer probably haven’t even noticed that London’s exhibition season is ON! The Frieze, The Other Art Fair, LAPADA, PAD; the city is practically buzzing with art fairs, leaving Londoner’s spoilt for choice of things to do and more than satisfying the average art lover’s appetite.
On September 19th, Boutique London came together with Chelsea Waterfront to open Tower West to an exclusive guestlist of HNW investors, property professionals and social media influencers. Each guest took to the building’s brand-new show apartments eager for a glimpse at the stunning lifestyle on offer.
The ever-popular Serpentine Pavilion is back this summer, with Junya Ishigami bringing a ‘levitating cluster of scattered rocks’ to Hyde Park.
Established in 1970, Serpentine Gallery is a world-renowned art institution based in London’s beautiful Hyde Park. The gallery comprises the Serpentine and Sackler Galleries (the latter designed by Zaha Hadid in 2013), based on either side of their namesake the Serpentine Lake.
Last Wednesday, the Boutique London team had the privilege of attending the VIP preview of DRAW London at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea. DRAW London is the first art fair in the UK dedicated to modern and contemporary drawing, creating an extraordinary platform where the capital’s art lovers and collectors are able to appreciate rare works by highly acclaimed modern artists as well as the more recent works from the 21st century “side by side”.
Over the past few years, Somerset House has established itself as a beacon for contemporary arts and culture aficionados in London’s Midtown and beyond – a fact that was plain to see last weekend, as crowds flocked to the neoclassical building for the eagerly anticipated return of Photo London.
The (traditionally) twenty-three day festival marks the turn of another lunar year and in the Chinese calendar, 2019 is the Year of the Pig. Festivities will be running from 5th February, but London’s main celebrations fall on Sunday 10th February. The new year’s trademark lantern festival is held on its final day – February 19th.
We were lucky enough to bag tickets for Yayoi Kusama’s much-anticipated exhibition at the Victoria Miro Warf Road galleries and waterside garden, and it did not disappoint.