Art Style Files

Explore a variety of Art Style Files that demystify artists, mediums, movements and more. Our Art Style Files comment on and elucidate ancient artistic tradition and emerging trends in the visual arts. Discover the story behind unique styles and the inspiration behind artists whose works are on offer in our online store.

Top Art Style Files

Dig into pieces on popular styles of art with quirky interviews featuring guest curators and insiders. For example, take a glance at The Art of Living - And Coffee and experience what happens when coffee and creativity collide. You can also read about what happens when vintage style and contemporary art come together. We met with the founder of Vinterior, a curated online marketplace for quality pre-owned vintage furniture, to investigate how to master the art of fusing the old with the new.

Must-Read Art Style Files

Among our must-read Art Style Files, get to know one of Copenhagen’s most prestigious collectors in our piece on the man himself, Peter Ibsen, his sophisticated Scandinavian taste and impressive personal art collection. Looking to curate a collection of your own? You may be interested in our interior design blog posts exploring the hottest seasonal trends.

Miami Nice?

Is Art Basel the most important contemporary art fair in the world? Yes. Does its December home in Miami Beach morph it into one big art party: Yes, and yes again. Now in its 11th year, Art Basel Miami Beach fuses institutional–grade artworks and projects with a joie de vivre which only a vibrant, tropical setting like the Magic City can offer.

Crisis Meets Culture

The weekends are like parties. Thousands of people pour into the parks by the port, stroll in the lovely first pier, bike everywhere. Concerts in squares, music groups in old industrial areas, artists transforming abandoned camps… Writes Giorgos Toulas, the director of Parallax, one of the oldest free press magazines in Thessaloniki. No wonder Thessaloniki has been suggested as a “must see” destination in National Geographic for 2013.

Last Rites

Lori Zimmer takes a first look at Arcane Archetypes, the latest exhibition by Beau Stanton, taking place in a Chelsea Tattoo Parlour. So what exactly is the relationship between the container and the contained?

Three different styles of art in your home.

In collaboration with One Fine Stay, senior art advisor at Tang Investments LLC Annelien Bruins picks artworks for 3 very different London properties.

Natasha Woolsey picks her Favourite Works

John Jones' Natasha Woolsey puts together her favourite works celebrating the arrival of spring, and reveals all on John Jones new Ecommerce launch

Apartment Therapy | Is Renting Art the New Way to Buy Art

Enter Rise Art, an online marketplace based in London that is changing the way people buy art by giving them a chance to test-drive a piece before they make a commitment. (Genius!)