BASTIAN gallery director Aeneas Bastian on the global art world - luxury Blogs

BASTIAN gallery director Aeneas Bastian on the global art world



David Hockney byAndy Warhol, ca. 1972, Polaroid © 2018 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Licensed by DACS, London. Courtesy BASTIAN, London
Established in 1989 by Celine and Heiner Bastian, BASTIAN opened its first gallery in 2007 in Berlin. Today, the gallery places itself on the global art map with the grand opening of a new space in Mayfair. LUX speaks to the founders’ son and gallery director Aeneas Bastian about Andy Warhol, the London art market and how collectors are doing things differently
Aeneas Bastian. Courtesy BASTIAN
LUX: Tell us about the London gallery and how it came to be.

Aeneas Bastian: I felt that when coming to London we should be in the middle of the traditional gallery district in Mayfair so we found a space on Davis Street [No. 8], which is fairly close to Phillips auction house and the Gagosian gallery. I remember starting this search for a London exhibition space about two years ago. I looked at quite a number of properties, but I had a very specific idea in mind so it took quite a long time to actually find the right space and this feels perfect now. I really like Berlin, it?s my home town, I grew up there and I think it?s become a fantastic metropolis, but it is not a major market place. So I think trying to build a bridge between Berlin and London, Germany and the UK could be an ideal combination of two different worlds. And I could not think of any other major city in Europe that has the same the same kind of status o...
Source: lux-mag
URL: http://lux-mag.com/

--------------------------------
 

Rolex GMT-Master II 126711CHNR ‘Root Beer’ Watch Hands-On

23-03-2018 21:26 - ( Watches )


6 luxury adventure camps in South America

Rado Ceramica Automatic Watch Review

Rado is working to offer more for fans of modern mechanical watches, but part of the challenge is putting all the strong visual DNA the brand has cultivated into something more contemporary-looking. The Rado Ceramica Automatic represents all these...
30-05-2018 21:21 - ( Watches )
6 luxury adventure camps in South America

Luxury Home Fragrance Brand, Lilou et Loïc preps for the Oscars

Luxury Home Fragrance Brand, Lilou et Loïc preps for the Oscars Created by native Scandinavian friends and entrepreneurs, Swedish former model, Malin Wright and Icelandic business lawyer, Aldis Firman, Lilou et Loïc is the product of their mutual...
14-02-2018 21:35 - ( luxury )
6 luxury adventure camps in South America

Best Wilderness Retreats In The World: Kinloch Lodge, Glenorchy

Just 45 minutes from Queenstown, Kinloch Lodge is a wilderness retreat nestled in Glenorchy on the northern shores of Lake Wakatipu & is the gateway to hiking trails and Middle-earth magic. The small settlement of Glenorchy is engulfed by the sort...
10-04-2017 21:42 - ( Luxury Travel )
6 luxury adventure camps in South America

Aston Martin?s latest supercar concept, the Vanquish Zagato

Aston Martin has just unveiled what gets my vote for the most beautiful car of the year: the Vanquish Zagato Concept. This is the fifth car that the British auto brand and the Italian design house have made together. The British auto brand and...
24-05-2016 21:49 - ( luxury )
6 luxury adventure camps in South America

Dolce&Gabbana reports record turnover of ?1,3 billion

Dolce&Gabbana reports consolidated Group turnover rose to 1.3 billion euros in 2016 compared to 1.18 in the previous year, an increase of 9.6%. Profits have practically quadrupled, since a year ago they were at 17.93 million. The two owners of the...
20-09-2017 22:03 - ( luxury )


6 luxury adventure camps in South America

Doron Levy joins CertiStay?s Marketing Committee bringing social media and marketing expertise to the #sharingeconomy

TheTopTier Digital Media is proud to announce the appointment of Doron Levy to the marketing committee of CertiStay, a new player in the shared and short term accommodation category. The dominant trend in travel over the last few years has been...
26-08-2017 21:51 - ( luxury )
6 luxury adventure camps in South America

Report: Luxury Brands Continue to Rein In China Expansion as Malls Shift to ?Retailtainment?

China’s malls continue to expand as not only a place to shop, but a place for consumers to gather for entertainment. (Shutterstock) Changes in China?s retail landscape continue to reflect the extent to which online shopping has altered the way...
05-02-2017 21:52 - ( luxury )
6 luxury adventure camps in South America

2016 Audi A3 Cabriolet: quattro® – Price – Specs | Audi USA

The A3 Cabriolet can instantly lift your spirits with its top down driving fun. Add in a turbocharged engine and you’ll see how it has performance that always shines. Original Source: https://www.audiusa.com/models/audi-a3-cabriolet
27-05-2016 21:52 - ( luxury )
6 luxury adventure camps in South America

Daily Dream Home: The Elijah Worthington Residence

Classic elegance is the essence of the circa 1804 Elijah Worthington residence in Essex, Connecticut. A monument to American artisans, this 11 room home has been lovingly maintained and updated with integrity so as not to detract from the...
17-04-2019 22:06 - ( luxury )
6 luxury adventure camps in South America

In Pursuit of Rare and Old Whisky with Cask 88

Cask 88 brings together the world?s foremost experts in rare and antique whisky, giving discerning whisky collectors the chance to get hands-on in their whisky ownership, from cask to glass. Since 2008, a deep curiosity and infectious passion for...
17-04-2019 21:44 - ( luxury )


6 luxury adventure camps in South America

BMW i8 E.N. Army Edition By EVE.RYN

Only EVE.RYN can make this BMW i8 E.N. Army Edition, a stylized, carbon fiber-addled revamp of the terrifying original.The post BMW i8 E.N. Army Edition By EVE.RYN appeared first on Men's Gear.
17-04-2019 21:38 - ( luxury )
6 luxury adventure camps in South America

Kerbedanz Maximus ‘Biggest Tourbillon Watch’ Hands-On

A chance encounter at Baselworld 2017 allowed me to discover the "biggest tourbillon watch" to date in the flesh, as someone walked up to me in order to share it seemingly at random. If you want a large-sized tourbillon in a wrist watch, then the...
09-09-2017 22:18 - ( Watches )
-------------------------------------