raul deflorian art concierge front of house manager 45 park lane
Art and culture

Our art concierge’s guide to London

September 13, 2019

Raul Deflorian, our front of house manager and resident art concierge, shares his favourite pick of art events in the capital ahead of the major Frieze London show.

Sculpture lovers

As part of Frieze London, the capital’s best international contemporary art event, check out Frieze Sculpture Park 2019 for London’s largest free display of outdoor art. See the creative work of Robert Indiana, best known for his LOVE sculptures which have been previously displayed at 45 Park Lane.

Frieze London and Frieze Sculpture Park, Regent’s Park
3 – 6 October

London’s leading fair

PAD London 2019 offers a chance to discover an eclectic mix of museum-quality art from ancient antiquities to vintage jewellery. For this event, international galleries from major cities across Europe, North America and Asia are coming together to showcase exceptional craftsmanship in the heart of Mayfair.

PAD London 2019, Berkeley Square
30 September ‒ 6 October

For film fans

Another must-see exhibition this autumn is dedicated to director Stanley Kubrick at the Design Museum. This is your chance to see how he created genre-defining worlds for his films and to relive some of his most iconic scenes. The museum invites you to, “Step inside the world of Stanley Kubrick, one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century.”

Design Museum, Kensington
Until September 17

Street art

For delicious dining and to witness a fantastic piece of street art, head to the Scarlett Green café on Soho’s Noel Street. On arrival you can’t miss the striking art-covered façade, which is the work of artist Bonnie and Clyde, who held her first solo exhibition at 45 Park Lane back in 2017.

Scarlett Green, Noel Street, Soho
Ongoing

 

Last chance to see

As an art hotel we embrace all forms of art and welcome different artists throughout the year to display their artworks. Join us for your last chance to see Brendan Neiland‘s exhibition Streetscape at 45 Park Lane.

45 Park Lane
Until October 14

His art is also displayed on our 5th floor for guests to enjoy as part of our permanent art collection, with each floor being dedicated to a specific artist.

Meet the artists

On the last Friday of every month, we welcome an artist to 45 Park Lane to talk about their work and love of art. Over the years our lobby has played host to some of the world’s most exciting contemporary artworks, so we’re particularly excited to now offer the chance to meet some of the artists.  Come to one of our upcoming artist talks and see what we mean.

45 Park Lane
Justine Smith, September 27
Harriet Bridgeman CBE, October 25

After an eventful day exploring the art London has to offer, wind down at 45 Park Lane with a drink at BAR 45 and take in the wonderful art that graces our walls.

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