Is cooking an art ?
In October, the executive chef of La Réserve Eden au Lac Zurich was awarded a Michelin star, completing the quartet: in Geneva, Paris, Ramatuelle and now Zurich, La Réserve has a Michelin-starred chef at each of its addresses. A flawless record that celebrates the talent of these culinary artists.
NTFs: The new rules of the art
Everyone talks about it, often without fully understanding exactly what it is. One thing is for sure: NFTs represented nearly 50 billion dollars of transactions in 2021. So, are NFTs a new Eldorado or a virtual mirage in the art world?
Design: Art for living
Draw me an art object… At the crossroads of art and craft, aesthetics and functionality, design is both an art of living and an art to be lived. Today, the original creations of some star designers are exhibited in museums and regularly break records at auction, proving that applied arts are indeed an art form in their own right.
Sophie Delaporte – Portfolio
A smiling gaze, a cheerful voice. Occasionally a shadow passes, rapidly and imperceptibly, before the light returns. Sophie Delaporte’s works are like her, sunny and vibrant, as well as so much more.
Opera Gallery – Art & Creation
Based in many of the world’s most important art locations, Opera Gallery provides artists with international visibility and collectors with a subtle mix of emerging talent and established names in contemporary art.
Nathalie Obadia – Gallery Owner
Passionate about art since childhood, Nathalie Obadia is a gallery owner who finds fulfilment in a profession that she loves as much as ever. For her artists, she aspires to the finest places on the international art scene.
Céline Fribourg – Art & Creation
The Take5 publishing house pours its heart and artistic flair into its work. The result is artists’ books that are more like artworks than mere books and in which photography, writing, graphics and design meet and mingle. Founder Céline Fribourg explains the particularities of this multidisciplinary medium of expression providing a forum for artistic debate.
Louis-Philippe Dalembert – Literary
Louis-Philippe Dalembert is a prolific novelist and poet who is inspired by chaotic situations, whether political or created by natural disasters. His birth in Haiti has undoubtedly shaped his great sensitivity to the fragility of beings and things. In 2021, while occupying the Writer-in-Residence Chair at Sciences Po Paris, he was the first to receive the Michel Reybier Literary Prize.
Art: Luxury’s new weapon of seduction
Flaubert got it right when he stated: “Art is a luxury”. These close affinities between art and luxury were not born out of a marketing trend and have always existed, deeply rooted and in essence almost inseparable Today, luxury is abolishing the narrow gap between the two worlds and reinforcing the desirability and prestige of a sector considered overly materialistic. Is luxury treating itself to a more soulful flair by means of art?
Capturing fashion… Its evolution, its splendor, its muses, its dream makers…While at the start of its history its creed was showing to sell, fashion photography has asserted itself as a full-fledged and even dominant art to the point where the images it produces have invaded the contemporary cultural landscape.