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The Dirty Dozen: as Legendary as the Cinema Classic

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From Mockery to Mastery: Banksy’s Laugh Now and the Power of the Monkey

Category: Art

They say that if you gave a thousand monkeys a thousand typewriters at some point you’d have yourself a novel...

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The Intersection of Technology & Art

Category: Art

From the early cave paintings in Lascaux to the marble masterpieces of ancient Greece, art has served as a timeless mirror reflecting the human experi...

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The Dirty Dozen: as Legendary as the Cinema Classic

Category: Timepieces

For most people, the words “The Dirty Dozen” immediately call to mind Robert Aldrich’s genre defining World War II epic starring Hollywood hard ...

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Beyond Priceless: Wallis Simpson’s Jewellery Collection

Category: Jewels

The romance between King Edward VIII and the American divorcée Wallis Simpson stands out as one of the most captivating and controversial love storie...

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Inspiration & Imitation: Appetite & Appropriation of Exotic Porcelain

Category: Decorative Arts

Although seaborne trades had been active for centuries, it was not until 1602 when the Dutch East India Company was founded that a monopoly on trades ...

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The Year of the Dragon (Long): Depictions in Chinese Art

Category: Asian Art

In the Chinese lunar calendar, the year 2024 is known as the Year of the Dragon, or ‘Long’ (龙)...

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Beyond Functionality: Forms & Figures

Category: Modern Design

Anthropomorphism and Zoomorphic design have been prevalent themes in the 20th century, deeply rooted in the intersection of culture, history, and desi...

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On Our Nature (Strip)

Category: Modern Design

One of my earliest memories while walking the neighbourhood as a young boy was the sight of...

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What is it Really Worth?

Category: Jewels

When it comes to jewellery valuations, it can seem like navigating a minefield...

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Fifty Shades

Category: Luxury

Few accessories possess the transformative power of sunglasses, serving as an entry point for many into the coveted world of high-end design or inval...

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