The Contour of Luxury Summer Issue 2019 - Sneak Peek - Page 60

The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este Royal Academy Exhibition DATE Late May 2019 LOCATION Lake Como WEBSITE concorsodeleganzavilladeste.com DATE Mid June 2019 LOCATION London WEBSITE royalacademy.org.uk The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este owes its special status among the world's presti- gious heritage events for historic vehicles to a number of unique attributes. They include the elegance of the event, its long and illustrious tradition, its unrivalled flair at the stunning Grand Hotel Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como, and the small and select groups of participants. Basel Show DATE Mid June 2019 LOCATION Basel Basel show brings the international art- world together, with a plethora of the world's leading galleries. A full program of artworld talks takes place each day. Exhibitions and events are also offered by cultural institutions in Basel and the sur- rounding area, creating an exciting, re- gion-wide art week. The anchor of Art Basels show is its Galler- ies sector. Visitors will discover a breadth of Modern and contemporary works includ- ing paintings, drawings, sculpture, installa- tions, prints, photography, video and digital art by more than 4,000 artists. The Summer Exhibition is an open art exhi- bition held annually by the Royal Academy in Burlington House, Piccadilly in central London, England, during the months of June, July, and August. The exhibition includes paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, architectural designs and models, and is the largest and most pop- ular open exhibition in the United Kingdom. Scope Basel DATE Mid June 2019 LOCATION Basel WEBSITE https://scope-art.com With over 75 art fairs spanning more than 15 years, SCOPE Art Show in Miami, New York, and Basel, Switzerland is celebrated as the premier showcase for international emerg- ing contemporary art and multi-disciplinary creative programming. Renowned for its uncanny ability to forecast new visual trends that are embraced glob- ally, SCOPE has garnered extensive critical acclaim with cumulative sales well over one billion dollars and attendance of 1.2 million visitors.