Welcome to this week’s edition of TheArtGorgeous Weekly Wrap-Up! As the leaves change and the days grow shorter, we’re here to keep you informed and inspired on the recent goings-on in the world of Art, Fashion, and Pop.
Auctioneer Extraordinaire Jussi Pylkkänen Bids Farewell to Christie’s
After nearly four decades, veteran auctioneer Jussi Pylkkänen is leaving Christie’s to become an independent art advisor. He will oversee a final Old Master auction in London in December and handle two major New York auctions next month. Pylkkänen is known for historic sales including the $450.3 million Leonardo da Vinci.
What To Watch: The Colourful Journey of Mr. Chow
A vibrant new documentary celebrates the remarkable life of Mr. Chow, tracing his evolution from a struggling painter to a renowned celebrity restaurateur. Directed by Nick Hooker, the HBO film also highlights Chow’s triumphant return to the world of art, marked by the opening of his first solo exhibition in nearly six decades. Premiering on HBO last Sunday, the documentary is now available for streaming on HBO Max.
Gentle Monster Debuts in Manila By Fusing Eyewear with Artistic Mastery
Gentle Monster, the cult-favorite South Korean eyewear brand, has officially opened its first boutique in Manila, Philippines. While the label’s unique range of Asian-tailored sunglasses and spectacles is famously impressive, the store itself is a magical statement, complete with ‘The Giant’ inspired by @frederikheyman 3D artwork.
Artistry on Display: Gucci’s New Bond Street Boutique Collaboration
Gucci has collaborated with a series of artists by showcasing their work in their boutique on New Bond Street in London. Featured artworks in a diverse array of mediums include pieces by Matilde Cassani, Liliana Moro, Joshua Woolford, Anna Franceschini, Simon Callery, and Martino Santori.