Art

Art Souterrain: democratizing art

Art Souterrain: democratizing art

After nine successful years, the famous contemporary art event is back to take over Montréal’s underground pedestrian network from March 3 to 25, 2018. The only of its kind in North America, the festival offers an artistic circuit that showcases the works of local and international artists. For its tenth edition, the Art Souterrain Festival…

Meeting an artist by Art Intelligentsia

Meeting an artist by Art Intelligentsia

Text: Barbara Stehlé In each issue of the magazine, Art Intelligentsia’s founder Dr. Barbara Stehlé will introduce you to an artist and a work of art. Art Intelligentsia offers consulting services for all art collectors, from the beginner to the seasoned collector. There is no artist I would rather visit and engage intellectually with than…

Beautiful books from Taschen books

Beautiful books from Taschen books

For over 35 years, TASCHEN Books has concentrated on publishing books about art, architecture and design. Whether you consider its 1985 magnificent and reasonably priced book on Picasso, or its 1999 volume of photographs by the notorious Helmut Newton, the publishing house has always stood out because of its high standards for quality and original…

A promising season at the OSM

What is the importance of classical music in today’s world? Kent Nagano, now in his 12th year at the helm of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, addresses this concern. That question is at the source of the programming offered by the OSM for its 2017-2018 season, with the 375th anniversary of the City of Montreal well under way. Each week, the…

Art Basel: Hong Kong

Text: Barbabra Stehlé Art Basel, the big international contemporary art fair, is held on a different continent each year. The first show took place in Hong Kong at the end of March, followed by a second one that will occur in Basel in June, and the third and final show of the year under the…

Ten Must-See Events for Montreal’s 375th Anniversary

Ten Must-See Events for Montreal’s 375th Anniversary

All summer and until the fall, there will be a multitude of activities in Montreal to mark the city’s 375th anniversary. Among the many events taking place, LUXE has selected ten that are not to be missed under any circumstance.   1. Montréal Avudo From May 17 to September 2, 2017 – King Edward Quay,…

André Monet: Painting to Rewrite History

André Monet: Painting to Rewrite History

He immortalized the union of Kate Middleton and Prince William in 2011, then Queen Elisabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee the following year. He has exhibits in Paris, London, New York, Seoul, Singapore, Montréal, Dubai and Hong Kong. And yet he’s only been painting full-time for ten years. A visit with André Monet, a Québec artist with…

The 55th Montréal Museum of Fine Arts Ball

The 55th Montréal Museum of Fine Arts Ball

The 55th Montréal Museum of Fine Arts Ball was held on Saturday, November 21, 2015. This year the benefit evening honoured art in all its forms under the theme “Live Art Loud”. This important fundraising event was chaired by Victor G. Dodig, CEO of CIBC; Calin Rovinescu, CEO of Air Canada; and Richard Speer, president of Attraction.…