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Art & Design

For the more visual amongst you, you can feast your eyes on paintings, sculptures, installations and photographs at the latest fairs or even in the comfort of your own private villa or hotel - a form of architecture that is an influence (or sometimes the influencer) of culture.

All of these are what Life is made of - and with Life comes Circles of interest...

Please contact one of our team on + 44 (0) 1993 824198 or email us here for further information.

Gaudi Cultural weekend

Price on request
Barcelona

7th - 10th February 2020
Barcelona has become a very popular destination with vistors from around the world who want to mix some fun and culture. But as you spend time exploring the streets of the city you will be able to enjoy all that the architect Antoni Gaudi has to offer.  A cultural route is probably one of the best ways to get to know the most interesting corners of Barcelona. And what better cultural route than one that takes you to see the buildings of the most famous Modernist architect Antoni Gaudí.

  • Explore the Gaudí trail in Barcelona and visit must-see attractions and buildings.
  • As you wander around the streets of the city you will soon be able to identify which ones are his. 
  • Stay in our 2 bedroom Barcelona apartment in the heart of the city

Albrecht Dürer exhibition in Vienna

Price on request
Vienna

3rd - 6th January 2020
The elegant and spacious two bedroom Vienna apartment is situated on the first (noble) floor of a former palace.  It lies on a quiet street in a central location near the famous shopping area of Mariahilfer Strasse. Close by you will find the Albertina which houses the most valuable graphical collections in the world, with works such as Dürer’s “Hare” and Klimt's studies of women. The works by Albrecht Dürer at the Albertina Museum are of particular interest in terms of the collection’s history; their provenance can be traced back to the year of the artist’s death in an unbroken line. 

  • Vienna was an Imperial capital for a thousand years and this is symbolised by the huge Imperial Palace of the Hofburg
  • Here you can enjoy our 2 bedroom apartment whilst visiting the Albertina
  • This exhibition focuses on his drawings and watercolours
  • The 1502 Young Hare was last exhibited in 2014

Toulouse-Lautrec exhibition at Paris Grand Palais

Price on request
Paris

17th - 20th January 2020
Located just 25 minutes walk from the Paris Grand Palais, the Paris Apartment is found on the second floor of a grand apartment block comprising of two bedrooms and a large open plan living and dining room. The Grand Palais is dedicated to a large retrospective to Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec from October 9, 2019 to January 27, 2020. An exhibition co-curated with the Musée d’Orsay, the Musée de l’Orangerie and the Réunion des musées nationaux and supported by the city of Albi and the Musée Toulouse-Lautrec.

  • A stunning two bedroom apartment found on the second floor of a grand apartment block
  • Based in the heart of the City, all the famous sites are walkable
  • 25 minutes walk to the Palais Garnier where the Toulouse-Lautrec exhibition is held

Zeitz Mocca Museum, lunch and shopping

From €13/person (+ local costs)
Cape Town

The Zeitz MOCAA - Museum of Contemporary Art Africa is in an eye-catching building. This public, not-for-profit contemporary art museum which is a partnership between the V&A and Jochen Zeitz, collects, researches, preserves and exhibits twenty-first century African art. This exquisite space houses a diverse range of contemporary African art spread out over nine floors. (Please note it is closed on Tuesdays).

Have lunch at Harbour House, where the specialty is seafood. Think game fish crudo, crispy prawns and white fish goujons. Have sushi with friends upstairs or share a lavish seafood platter with a glass of local wine.

After lunch, spend some time shopping at the nearby Watershed, which is the home of South African design and is located in the heart of the V & A Waterfront. It offers a beautiful indoor market with over 150 stands with handmade crafts made by local artisans, ranging from textiles, to ceramics, furniture to jewellery, toys to fashion etc. 

Please contact us for more information on these Experiences:

+44 (0) 1993 824198