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A rare drawing by Jean-Michel Basquiat is estimated at 10 million dollars
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A rare drawing by Jean-Michel Basquiat is estimated at 10 million dollars

Art On Thursday July 2nd, the auction house Philips is organising a sale of works by some of the biggest artists of the 20th century. Among this impressive collection is a drawing by Jean-Michel Basquiat created a year before his death and now worth an estimated 10 million dollars. Part of the proceeds made from its sale will go to The Art of Justice Fund, fighting mass incarceration. On Thursday July 2nd, the auction house Philips is organising a sale of works by some of the biggest artists of the 20th century. Among this impressive collection is a drawing by Jean-Michel Basquiat created a year before his death and now worth an estimated 10 million dollars. Part of the proceeds made from its sale will go to The Art of Justice Fund, fighting mass incarceration.

Who is Mahmood, the Italian pop star who conquered the world?
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Who is Mahmood, the Italian pop star who conquered the world?

Art From his collaboration with Lady Gaga to his trailer for a film that doesn’t exist, Italian artist Francesco Vezzoli has made a career of subverting pop culture and the star system. For Numéro Art, he provocatively styled Italian pop icon Mahmood in the manner of french dandy Robert de Montesquiou. From his collaboration with Lady Gaga to his trailer for a film that doesn’t exist, Italian artist Francesco Vezzoli has made a career of subverting pop culture and the star system. For Numéro Art, he provocatively styled Italian pop icon Mahmood in the manner of french dandy Robert de Montesquiou.

Cindy Sherman on the cover of Numéro art #6
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Cindy Sherman on the cover of Numéro art #6

Art Discover the summary and the three covers for this summer's issue: Cindy Sherman, cult musician Dev Hynes by Jacolby Satterwhite and Italian pop star Mahmood by Francesco Vezzoli. But also Virgil Abloh, Hito Steyerl… available on news-stands from June 19th. Discover the summary and the three covers for this summer's issue: Cindy Sherman, cult musician Dev Hynes by Jacolby Satterwhite and Italian pop star Mahmood by Francesco Vezzoli. But also Virgil Abloh, Hito Steyerl… available on news-stands from June 19th.

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A stolen work by Banksy resurfaces in an Italian loft
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A stolen work by Banksy resurfaces in an Italian loft

Art In January 2019, following a commando operation worthy of a bank robbery including grinders and balaclavas, a work by Banksy painted on a door at the Bataclan in tribute to the victims of the 2015 attacks, was stolen. After a year and a half of searching, the painting has finally been uncovered by police in the attic of an Italian house. In January 2019, following a commando operation worthy of a bank robbery including grinders and balaclavas, a work by Banksy painted on a door at the Bataclan in tribute to the victims of the 2015 attacks, was stolen. After a year and a half of searching, the painting has finally been uncovered by police in the attic of an Italian house.

Allen Jones’s provocative women
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Allen Jones’s provocative women

Art In the 1970s, his provocatively erotic sculptures of women caused uproar, but that didn’t stop Allen Jones, a major figure in British Pop Art, from pursuing his favourite subject in fascinating works that mix painting and sculpture. In the 1970s, his provocatively erotic sculptures of women caused uproar, but that didn’t stop Allen Jones, a major figure in British Pop Art, from pursuing his favourite subject in fascinating works that mix painting and sculpture.

Simon Porte Jacquemus’ 10 favorite artworks
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Simon Porte Jacquemus’ 10 favorite artworks

Fashion Nowadays for young fashion designers, Instagram is an important social media on which real love stories sometimes begin. Simon Porte Jacquemus got it right! Daily, he feeds his account with Mediterranean landscapes, shots of the Kardashian-Jenner sisters wearing his creations, photos of his famous “Chiquito” bag everyone is leaping onto, or artistic inspirations. Enjoy a bright cultural journey with 10 of the designer’s favorite movies, paintings and sculptures. Nowadays for young fashion designers, Instagram is an important social media on which real love stories sometimes begin. Simon Porte Jacquemus got it right! Daily, he feeds his account with Mediterranean landscapes, shots of the Kardashian-Jenner sisters wearing his creations, photos of his famous “Chiquito” bag everyone is leaping onto, or artistic inspirations. Enjoy a bright cultural journey with 10 of the designer’s favorite movies, paintings and sculptures.

Kanye West: drawings from his youth get valued at $23,000
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Kanye West: drawings from his youth get valued at $23,000

Art Surprisingly beautiful sketches by a young Kanye West in a portfolio of work presented on American TV are valued at tens of thousands of dollars. Surprisingly beautiful sketches by a young Kanye West in a portfolio of work presented on American TV are valued at tens of thousands of dollars.

When Maurizio Cattelan’s banana thrills Instagram
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When Maurizio Cattelan’s banana thrills Instagram

Art December 4th, 2019: the world of contemporary art causes rivers of ink to flow. The topic? A plain banana taped up the Gallery Perrotin stand at the Art Basel Miami Beach fair. Designed by Maurizio Cattelan and sold in triplicate ($120,000 each), this artwork titled “Comedian” caused a scandal due to its triviality and expensive prize. However, at the time of social media hype, the work became a ridiculed meme that inspires the wildest artefacts. Created in order to gather all these initiatives, the Instagram account “cattelanbanana” has more than 18,000 followers today. From Kanye West to Queen Elizabeth II and Jacquemus’ famous “Chiquito” bag, here are 10 unexpected reinterpretations of the most controversial banana in History.  December 4th, 2019: the world of contemporary art causes rivers of ink to flow. The topic? A plain banana taped up the Gallery Perrotin stand at the Art Basel Miami Beach fair. Designed by Maurizio Cattelan and sold in triplicate ($120,000 each), this artwork titled “Comedian” caused a scandal due to its triviality and expensive prize. However, at the time of social media hype, the work became a ridiculed meme that inspires the wildest artefacts. Created in order to gather all these initiatives, the Instagram account “cattelanbanana” has more than 18,000 followers today. From Kanye West to Queen Elizabeth II and Jacquemus’ famous “Chiquito” bag, here are 10 unexpected reinterpretations of the most controversial banana in History. 

Interview with Avery Singer, the youngest painter to be represented by Hauser & Wirth
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Interview with Avery Singer, the youngest painter to be represented by Hauser & Wirth

Art At just 32, the New York-based painter is the youngest artist to be represented by the gallery Hauser & Wirth. In her oeuvre, she mixes references to an older pictorial tradition with cutting-edge 3D digital- modelling tools, thereby questioning the constantly growing presence of technology in our everyday existence. At just 32, the New York-based painter is the youngest artist to be represented by the gallery Hauser & Wirth. In her oeuvre, she mixes references to an older pictorial tradition with cutting-edge 3D digital- modelling tools, thereby questioning the constantly growing presence of technology in our everyday existence.

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