MEET AN ARTIST
MEET AN ARTIST
Born in Romania in 1977, Mircea Cantor is an artist who explores themes such as immigration, borders, national identity and wealth.
In London for a few days, he will explore through an intimate conversation how these themes are in fact pressing global issues, which differ from the experiences of the individual.
Mircea Cantor was awarded the Marcel Duchamp’s Prize in 2011 and he presented in 2017 a solo exhibition at l’Atelier Brancusi at Centre Pompidou. He was part of group exhibitions taking place in several internationally renowned museums or institutions such as Palais de Tokyo (2016), MoMA PS1 (2015) or the Venice Biennale (2015).
ENTREPRENEUR & LUXURY
After co-founding PIXmania, a €1 billion pan-European online retailer, Ulric Jerome joined MATCHESFASHION.COM.
At that time, the company counted only a few shops in London and became, under Ulric’s helm, the leading online luxury fashion retailer.
Join us for an amazing opportunity to meet him in MATCHESFASHION.COM’s offices at The Shard. Ulric will share with us his inside view of the evolution of e-commerce in this very specific market.
Adolescence is a time of trying new things, including alcohol. But countless studies have shown that parents have significant influence over the attitude and relationship their child develops with alcohol.
Dr Aric Sigman has worked with the European Parliament, the NHS, The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. He wrote, among other books, ‘Alcohol Nation: How to protect our children from today’s drinking culture’.
He will expose the risks of alcohol for teenagers and tell us about the strategies to help our children avoid the risks of alcohol use.
See London through the eyes of Monet, Tissot or Pissarro , with more than 100 paintings from artists who fled France during the Franco-Prussian war of 1870.
The highlight of the exhibition is the largest collection of Monet’s Houses of Parliament series seen in Europe since the 1970s.
In a private room, an art historian will explain the impact of the Franco-Prussian War and its bloody aftermath upon art, art market and individual artists in exile. You will then visit the exhibition on your own.
ENTREPRENEUR & LUXURY
Paul Smith is not only one of the most famous English Fashion Designers but also a successful businessman – starting with one shop in 1970, he has now more than 300 shops worldwide with an annual turnover of £200 million.
The story with The B&C Club started last year in his studio. This time he will welcome us in his beautiful flagship boutique. He will explain how he built his spectacular reputation based on his extravagant style, his work on perfect tailoring and his bright colours.
Idris Khan, OBE, and Annie Morris are both young global art stars in their own right. As a couple in life, they share a studio space and the same creative environment, but each produce their very unique and distinctive work.
This studio visit is a wonderful opportunity to hear the artists talk about the ideas that inspired them and their art.
Follow a journey through seven centuries of art in monochrome.
Rembrandt, Picasso, Gerhard Richter or Olafur Eliasson are among the 50 artworks you will admire.
Let the curator of the exhibition tell you the story, before the opening of the museum.
GLOBAL DESIGN HISTORY
Loic Le Gaillard, co-founder of the leading design gallery Carpenters Workshop Gallery, will tell us about the development of design. He will focus on key factors that have contributed to the creation of the field, as well as identify some central figures in the design market today.
The talk will take place in Loic’s private office and be followed by a seated dinner at the gallery. The artist behind Atelier Van Lieshout will be in attendance on the evening to discuss his current exhibition at the gallery and the renown event surrounding the artist’s work at FIAC 2017.
Do not miss this unique opportunity and privilege to meet the artist and writer Edmund de Waal in his studio.
De Waal is best known for his large scale installations of porcelain vessels, which have been exhibited in many museums around the world, such as Tate Britain and V&A Museum.
His work comes out of a dialogue between minimalism, architecture and sound, and is informed by his passion for literature.
Come and meet Edmund de Waal: potter, writer, alchemist.
Join us for a morning of art with a trail through the most famous auction houses in London.
It will start at Christie’s, be followed by Phillips and finish at Sotheby’s. Their experts will tell us more about the star pieces that will go under the hammer a few days later.
It will be a treat to admire one last time before going to private collections some of the best artworks in the world, from impressionism to contemporary art.
Did you know that the Cote des Blancs is where the best Chardonnay grapes are grown?
Did you know about aging time before and after disgorgement?
The B&C Club invites you for a champagne tasting where an expert will share his passion and knowledge in champagne.
Join us for a memorable experience.