Saatchi Gallery

COLLECT Art Fair Returns to the Saatchi Gallery

From: Crafts Council
COLLECT, the leading international art fair for contemporary objects, returns to the Saatchi Gallery in 2015 from 8-11 May 2015.

This year 35 galleries from across Europe, Asia and North America will represent the finest examples of work by over 400 of the world’s leading makers.

Alongside returning galleries including Adrian Sassoon, Galleri Format, Sarah Myerscough Gallery, Yufuku Gallery, new galleries Art-Cart, Fatto ad Arte Gallery, Widell Projects and Micheko Gallery make their debut. See all the galleries.

Now in its fourth year the second floor space showcasing ambitious installation work from individuals and collectives is this year called COLLECT Open. This year it will present eight ambitious installations by fourteen artists and four design historians.

The latest Crafts Council touring exhibition I AM HERE will be previewed giving a tantalising taster of a show focusing on author jewellery from 1970s to present day, including work by Caroline Broadhead, Elizabeth Callinicos, Jack Cunningham , Susanna Heron and Hans Stofer.

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New Exhibition at the V&A – What is Luxury?

From: CraftsCouncil

A Crafts Council and V&A exhibition

The Crafts Council and V&A announce their next partnership exhibition – What is Luxury?

The exhibition will present exceptional examples of contemporary design and craftsmanship alongside conceptual projects which explore fundamental ideas of luxury, its production and future.

Over 100 exceptional, crafted objects from 1670 to the present day will be on display including a couture gown by fashion designer Iris van Herpen and fine examples of haute horlogerie by British watchmaker George Daniels, alongside more unexpected projects which explore the cultural value of materials such as gold, diamonds and plastic.

What is Luxury? is at the V&A from 25 April to 27 September 2015

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