Is this an artist reflecting back at us our own shallow culture and society, or is this just shallow art? Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst, two of the most celebrated artists living today, have joined forces, spanning thirty-five years of the artist’s extraordinary career.
Michael Archer, critic and writer on modern and contemporary art, will be exceptionally there for us. Come and make your own mind.
Private guided tour followed by lunch at the newly opened Hirst’s restaurant Pharmacy (optional).
David Hockney returns to the Royal Academy of Arts with a remarkable new body of work. Embracing portraiture with a renewed creative vigour, he offers an intimate snapshot of the LA art world and the people who have crossed his path over the last two years.
Discover this new exhibition during a guided tour before opening hours.
Christie’s expert, Nick Finch, will disclose the secrets of how to participate at auction. You will then have your try in a mock auction.
Abstract Expressionism will forever be associated with the energy and vibrancy of 1950s New York. Artists like Pollock, Rothko and de Kooning injected a new sense of confidence in painting, experimenting with improvisation, spontaneity and colour. This ambitious and long overdue exhibition will bring together some of the finest works associated with the movement from around the world.
Guided tour before opening hours.
LUXURY & FASHION
For The B&C Club’s members only, exceptional moments in the intimacy of the most exclusive luxury Houses. In September and October The B&C Club will keep offering you some unique experiences in Luxury and Fashion.
Walk around the best galleries from around the world and admire 20th Century art, design and decorative arts.
Get ready for Frieze and its 160+ galleries! We will follow our guide during VIP hours and meet gallerists and people in the know for an insider tour.
Leave with the tools and knowledge you need to take action immediately and change your postural behaviours for greater presence, self-confidence and impact.
Alexandra Prigent-Labeis is an inspiring, engaging and enthusiastic speaker. Her keynotes are full of true personal stories. Her eclectic personal and professional journey took her from dance and figure skating to mathematics and finance, from a career as a senior banker at Goldman Sachs to the thrilling success of entrepreneurship, from teaching finance at HEC to teaching body awareness to elite athletes and CEOs, from Pilates guru to keynote speaker, from biomechanics to executive leadership.
FASHION STUDIO VISIT
Meet the print masters of the 21st century, harnessing both digital technology and traditional craftsmanship to bring highly detailed, kaleidoscopic patterns to their sculptural pieces. Slick dresses and innovatively cut skirts in high-octane shades to make a bold sartorial statement. An exceptional experience.
Jonathan Wateridge, whose works you will find, among others, at the Saatchi and Pinault Foundation, will be your exclusive and exceptional guide through his own solo show with the Pace Gallery. An insider view on the hows and whys… A visit of his studio will follow in the next few months.
FIAC, 2 DAYS IN PARIS
Join us for an event-packed trip!
Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th October
departure 8:31 am on Wednesday 19th October
return 5:39 am on Thursday 20th October
Price including transport and accommodation – Member (please login) £800
Price including transport and accommodation – Non Member £1,000