Letter from Christina Rusu, Editor-In-Chief

Dear friends,this time our Spring release is going to be different. We, as any business should, develop, expand our audience, work on mistakes and weaknesses, set new goals, achieve them and never stop dreaming! This release turned out to be especially refined, sophisticated, but with a strong character and clear positions. I know it’s not the right time, but I want us to celebrate life, … Continue reading Letter from Christina Rusu, Editor-In-Chief

A conversation with Benoît Repellin

Jewelry auctions have eventually made me curious about the people working behind the scenes, and literally standing behind the rostrum. To a certain extent, they become the face of auction houses. Benoît Repellin is one of them. In October he announced the ending of his work partnership at Sotheby’s after almost a decade there and a career path that took him from being an assistant … Continue reading A conversation with Benoît Repellin

Art exhibitions in Rome, winter 2022

The first personal exhibition of internationally renowned contemporary Chinese artist Cao Fei is on at MAXXI. Supernova is a reflection on the changes that took us to the new millennium at hardly bearable speed, on fantasy and life, real and virtual, memory and future: the global tendencies told from China’s point of view. Visit until 8 May 2022. Good News. Women in Architecture show at … Continue reading Art exhibitions in Rome, winter 2022

A walk with Michael Nouri in Rome

It is rare to meet people who radiate “peaceful” light, not the one that blinds the eyes and manifests in flashes, but warms you up and seems to envelop you. This cozy and kind energy is surely inside Michael Nouri. Began acting early in life, he confidently followed the call of his heart. After achieving success, he pushed on with his career.However, I was even … Continue reading A walk with Michael Nouri in Rome

Letter from Christina Rusu, Editor-in-Chief

Dear friends, my favorite holiday, Christmas, is coming in a few days, and today we start publishing a new issue of SURREAL GENERATION. I am delighted that we are starting a new page of our magazine in a festive atmosphere, surrounded by friends and loved ones. This year, in particular, I have been experiencing a sort of crackling warmth for the upcoming Christmas. I decorated … Continue reading Letter from Christina Rusu, Editor-in-Chief

Marie-Cécile Cisamolo about her favorites of Sotheby’s Lalique auction

An important private lifetime collection of Rene Lalique’s pieces and designs will be presented at Sotheby’s auction tomorrow in Paris. SURREAL GENERATION asked Marie-Cécile Cisamolo, Jewelry Specialist and Director of Sotheby’s, to tell us about her favorite lots of the sale.

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Royal lots at Christie’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels

An outstanding auction by Christie’s, displaying a variety of prominent, coming-from-royal-families pieces, is going to take place tomorrow in Geneva. Among the splendid precious lots, Evgenia Pukhaeva had chosen 2 remarkable pieces to share with you some insights about. These pieces belonged to women that during their lifetimes, and even centuries after, were and are an avowed epitome of power, wealth, and beauty. Their names … Continue reading Royal lots at Christie’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels

Autumn Interior Ideas for your personal space

October is very rich in colors, aromas, and brimming with a homely mood. This interval between summer and the beginning of preparations for Christmas, as if specially created to think about the comfort in the house, buy the necessary things, find stylish home interior solutions. Once thoroughly studied your space, it’s inevitable to find something that you want to replace or add or change. Personally, … Continue reading Autumn Interior Ideas for your personal space

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