Iconic Designs. David Webb

SURREAL GENERATION continues the Iconic designs series. Today we introduce the 3rd chapter about the quintessential American jeweler – David Webb. Animal Kingdom In 1957 David Webb made his first animal-inspired bracelet. By the end of the 1960s, precious animals became a must-have for the smart set, and David Webb turned into a synonym of animal jewelry in the USA. He wasn’t the only one to create … Continue reading Iconic Designs. David Webb

The 23-year lost is back

Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of a Lady” (1917) will finally be unveiled to the public this October at the Museum Of Rome in Palazzo Braschi. The portrait was initiallly set to be exhibited earlier, but the opening was delayed due to the pandemic. The legendary art work will be exhibited for the first time following its dramatic discovery in 2019, within the walls of the gallery … Continue reading The 23-year lost is back

Hemmerle Harmony bangle turned 30

Hemmerle celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Harmony bangle.First created in 1991, Harmony has since become a truly iconic piece of the Maison and a must for jewelry collectors. Harmony bangle is an out-of-time piece. Its minimalistic shape looks modern but makes one think of archaic ornaments. It is basic and constant, and at the same time, is an object of endless experiments of designers … Continue reading Hemmerle Harmony bangle turned 30

Art exhibitions in Rome, fall 2021

An exhibition – The Yōkai Parade – is on display at The Japanese Institute of Culture in Rome. The show tells the history of Yōkai – supernatural creatures of Japanese mythology, spirits, and ghosts embodying the forces of nature. Originating in Japanese culture around 1000 years ago, these exotic monsters have been traveling from ancient scrolls to modern anime and manga eventually becoming an ordinary part of … Continue reading Art exhibitions in Rome, fall 2021

Art exhibitions in Rome, summer 2021

After a long covid-pause, museums and galleries in Rome have finally reopened their halls. Touch the wood. Surreal Generation has prepared a short selection of art exhibitions in Rome for the upcoming summer. Archaeology Now, a personal exhibition of Damien Hirst, is on at Galleria Borghese. Over 80 objects from two series were inserted between the pieces of the permanent collection throughout the halls of … Continue reading Art exhibitions in Rome, summer 2021

Paris is in bloom!

Simon Porte Jacquemus makes people happy again. It’s amazing how this young artist has already won the hearts of many and is sharing his light with the world. His new project “Les Fleurs” is a gift to a beautiful, springtime and romantic Paris. Together with a family-owned company of seasonal flowers – Les Fleurs de Paul, from the south of France, Simon creates beautiful bouquets … Continue reading Paris is in bloom!

Fashion for life

If every fashion Maison respected these values, then the world could avoid many environmental problems, our body health would be more preserved, our skin would be grateful, and our mind would be probably cleaner. These three brands make art in the fashion world, art in complete harmony with nature and humans. It is a pride and a privilege to wear these clothes, and it is … Continue reading Fashion for life

Baby, it’s Covid outside or Fine dining evolution 2021. Beginning

Any historical events, political, economic, and climatic changes, lead to changes in almost every aspect of human life. The pandemic is making it going forward faster and more evidently, unfortunately. Fine dining has never been as unstable and removable as it is at the beginning of 2021. It is almost impossible to control this since the situation is unpredictably changing day after day. New formats … Continue reading Baby, it’s Covid outside or Fine dining evolution 2021. Beginning

Exquisitely noble Christmas gifts from Editor-in-chief

Gifts are a way of expressing your feelings, showing attention and care, and most importantly they can leave an authentic aftertaste of someone’s personality. The right thing given in a certain manner can be more eloquent than a cheesy phrase. I am among those who often end up finding it easier to express feelings and care with deeds, rather than words. If you think about … Continue reading Exquisitely noble Christmas gifts from Editor-in-chief