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By Michelle Johnson | 30 Aug 2019

Almost human: The world's first robot artist in her own words

Named after Ada Lovelace, the pioneering 19th century mathematician, and featuring a hyper realistic humanoid head and facial features, it's easy to see why robot artist Ai-Da is cr... Read More

By Claire McQue | 30 Aug 2019

Art and ecology collide at the Venice Biennale

In the Palazzo Ca’Tron, an elegant 16th-century structure on Venice’s Canal Grande, a shoal of blue marlin dance through a turquoise lagoon. Vines spiral around giant trees and, hanging fr... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 15 Aug 2019

Beauty industry magnate Didier Guillon on why his Valmont Foundation for the arts is his most important challenge yet

"The best place to buy art is Venice. This isn’t a city where artists sell their work, especially during the Biennale – you don’t see the price of a piece anywhere in the Giardi... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Aug 2019

Art ex Machina: Meet the AI challenging everything we know about art and ethics

Artificial intelligence has become commonplace. No longer a futuristic novelty, the impact of learning machines is now being felt in everything from the way we do business to how we interact with our ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Jun 2019

Knightfall star Tom Cullen talks Templar training, on-set injuries and his leading man philosophy

Tom Cullen's historical epic Knightfall has been receiving rave reviews for its dramatic season finale across the pond, but for UK viewers awaiting the second season's premiere on 2 July, all ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 11 Jun 2019

Exclusive: Jodie Kidd on championing British-made brands and giving her competitive side a work out

Jodie Kidd makes no secret of her competitive nature. Her relentless drive and ambition have fuelled her career from early show jumping success to her domination of British fashion in the 1990s, as we... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Jun 2019

The world's first robot artist announces solo exhibition at Oxford University

Named after Ada Lovelace, the pioneering 19th century mathematician, and featuring a hyper realistic humanoid head and facial features, it's easy to see why robot artist Ai-Da is creating such a v... Read More

By Tempus | 28 May 2019

Veuve Clicquot president Jean-Marc Gallot on the importance of female role models in business

On 23 May, the world’s longest-running business women awards returned to the UK, recognising three exceptional business women whose entrepreneurial spirit is well worth a toast. Hosted at London... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 20 May 2019

Explorer Ben Fogle on taking his Celebrity Cruises adventure series to the cutting Edge

As one of Britain's best-known explorers, and a self-described journeyman with 30 years of world travel experience, Ben Fogle is the man to go to when it comes to finding the experiential travel o... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 13 May 2019

Naomie Harris: Film companies need to be more sustainable

While movie stars often talk about sustainability, many overlook the fact that the film production industry itself is actually one of the most "non-environmentally friendly" indust... Read More

By Tempus | 09 May 2019

Chinese artist Li Tianbing brings conflict and colour to Mayfair

Chinese artist Li Tianbing is best known for his politically charged and boldly abstract paintings, reflecting the conflict and tension of his subject matter through a clash of realism and expressioni... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 May 2019

Former Army pilot Hannah Shergold collaborates with Born Free for her wild new exhibition

Former Army helicopter pilot turned sought-after artist Hannah Shergold has collaborated with wildlife charity Born Free for her new exhibition. Shergold's new collection is inspired by Born Free&... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 May 2019

The art of exclusivity: Scarlet Events share the secrets behind its ultra-VIP parties

Scarlet Events CEO Marc Ahmed is the secret ingredient behind some of the world's most exclusive parties. Since 2010, his company has organised luxury events, star-studded parties, exclusive weddi... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 05 Apr 2019

As the V&A launches its landmark Mary Quant exhibition, we find out how the designer became the face of a generation

Dame Mary Quant is synonymous with the Swinging 60s. Credited with popularising the miniskirt and inventing hotpants, the British designer was also the first to use PVC fabrics for her ‘wet look... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 03 Apr 2019

Tempus lifts the curtain on London’s newest membership club Home Grown

Opening in the heart of Marylebone on 3 April is London’s newest private member’s club, Home Grown. The sister club of the historic Home House – which has been a key part of the area... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 02 Apr 2019

Born to be wild: Joanna Lumley on how she is bringing the focus back to nature

Joanna Lumley is a national treasure. Yes, it’s a phrase bandied about with alarming frequency, yet with a career spanning 50 years as a BAFTA-winning actress, author, presenter, model and activ... Read More

By Dominique Afacan | 01 Apr 2019

The Four Seasons hosts their latest ‘Pop Down’ in Hong Kong

There are pop-ups, there are parties and then, there are Pop Downs. We all know what the first two are – but a Pop Down? Not so much. Well, the Four Seasons is now onto the fourth in its series ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 19 Mar 2019

Vikings actor Elijah Rowen on his role in Sky drama Curfew and why he embraces negative feedback

Dublin-born actor Elijah Rowen has been tipped as one to watch since his breakout role in hit series Vikings, and now the 25-year-old rising star is proving his mettle with a supporting turn in Sky On... Read More

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