Culture

By Michelle Johnson | 02 Nov 2017

Calling all art collectors – imitation really is the best form of flattery

When it comes to investing in art, the Ming and Qing dynasty ceramics of East Asia have long been considered among the most valuable and popular collectible items. But for Dr Nicole Chiang, curator at... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 25 Oct 2017

Conserving a masterpiece: Old Royal Naval College's William Palin on the challenges of preserving Thornhill's Painted Hall

Art and architecture are rarely so perfectly intertwined as in Sir Christopher Wren’s famous London buildings – from St Paul’s Cathedral to Kensington Palace – but for architec... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 20 Oct 2017

Artist Ewan David Eason goes for gold with his new living exhibition at 45 Park Lane

From London and New York to Hong Kong and the Honalulu, Ewan David Eason’s Mappa Mundi collection at the opulent 45 Park Lane hotel is much more than a gold-tinted view of this artist’s fa... Read More

By Tempus | 16 Oct 2017

Benedict Cumberbatch meditates over his favourite cocktails at his London Film Festival afterparty

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch ended his London Film Festival appearance in style this year, with a Friday-night afterparty at 100 Wardour Street’s luxurious side bar The Den. Celebrating his n... Read More

By Tempus | 22 Sep 2017

Photographer John Stoddart showcases famous portraits at L’Escargot

Renowned photographer John Stoddart will display his most important portraits in a provocative two-part exhibition at London's French restaurant L’Escargot. Black and white images of the lik... Read More

By Tempus | 19 Sep 2017

Meet the three British filmmakers vying for director Tom Hooper's seal of approval

Three of the UK’s most engaging new filmmakers were shortlisted for the IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary Award at a breakfast event at the BFI on Tuesday. The bursary, worth £50,000, wil... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Sep 2017

Fashion's favourite artist Donald Robertson launches new book with Assouline

Touted as fashion’s favourite artist, Donald Robertson is launching an exclusive pop-up shop from 15 – 19 September at London’s Maison Assouline bookstore. The pop-up is celebrating ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Sep 2017

The Louvre art gallery prepares to put Abu Dhabi in the frame

The Louvre Paris is one of the most prestigious art galleries in the world, so it is no wonder that when France and Abu Dhabi first decided to partner on a cultural project in 2007, this would be the... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 05 Sep 2017

Singer Noah Francis Johnson on his soulful new sound and his mentor Quincy Jones

It would be easy to say that singer Noah Francis Johnson has lived a varied life. From becoming world freestyle dance champion to training to be a priest, and almost becoming a professional boxer befo... Read More

By Scott Wheeler | 05 Sep 2017

Fine art photographer Tony Kelly on his unique signature style

Tony Kelly has been described as ‘the Irish Fellini of photography’. By turns cinematic, stylish, theatrical and sexy, Kelly’s fine art collection is a blissful brew of colour and gl... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 29 Aug 2017

Pianist Fabio D’Andrea on making classical music come alive

Fabio D’Andrea is one of Britain’s brightest young composers and pianists. His aim is to bring classical music to a contemporary audience and he has been highly acclaimed by critics &ndash... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 25 Aug 2017

‘Snatch’ stars Luke Pasqualino and Tamer Hassan reveal their real life “bromance”

Luke Pasqualino is no stranger to the big guns, having played musket-wielding hero D’Artagnon in the BBC’s The Musketeers and a soldier in Our Girl opposite Michelle Keegan, but when joini... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 24 Aug 2017

Olympic champion Peter Wilson shoots to thrill at Tempus Holland and Holland event

Olympic gold-medallist Peter Wilson showed he is firmly on target for Tokyo 2020 on Wednesday evening, when he wowed celebrity guests including 2017 Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi, presenter Anthe... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Aug 2017

Tonino Lamborghini unveils new luxury Android smartphone

Tonino Lamborghini, heir to the Lamborghini family renowned for their luxury sports cars and cutting edge technology on the roads, has unveiled the details for his eponymous lifestyle company’s ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Aug 2017

Artist Pauline Amos tells London to 'Pity the Meat' in her immersive new performance work

In east London’s Stolen Space Gallery, Pauline Amos is quite literally climbing the walls to ready the outline for her new, immersive work of performance art. By the 24 August, Pauline’s e... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 16 Aug 2017

Artist Conrad Shawcross’ St Pancras ambitious installation honours the station's past and future

Moving gracefully above the thousands of commuters who rush daily through London St Pancras International train station, The Interpretation of Movement (a 9:8 in Blue) is artist Conrad Shawcross&rsquo... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 15 Aug 2017

Exclusive interview: Vikings star Gaia Weiss on her secret passion for ballet

There’s more to Vikings star Gaia Weiss than just her beauty. Although the talented actress has captured hearts with her natural good looks, 5ft 9in height and flowing blonde locks, the Parisian... Read More