Today’s women are more than ever emancipated, educated, liberated, confident, ambitious and successful. Ironically, happiness is best when shared.Finding the right partner is the tricky bit. We know what we want in a man but does this extensive, comprehensive list really exist in one man only?
During summer our cities look uncomfortable.People with families are away on holidays. People without families become aware of the bizarre life the city offers.Happy selfies and late nights help to distract. Coffee and a smart phone remain loyal companions.Will the next city exodus be the last?
To indulge is her way to beat temptation.
She is my expression of the 21st century beauty who discovers that being rich is fun. She gladly replaces the 2008 over spending guilt complex with More is Better. She knows what is bang on trend and wears it. Her composure screams “Look at me, I’m hot” and she loves the stir it causes on her social media pages. She knows her body shape and carefully accentuates her best features. She is on top of her game and nothing is going to stop her from collecting more brand name goodies. Male attention is never short but, careful gentlemen, the Material Girl is expensive.
He’s a man who likes the finer things in life. A bachelor with an eye for beauty and perfection. Yet even these don’t last, hence the change of companion at regular intervals. Luxury hotel lounges are his playground. Headwaiters keep his table and his cognac reserved. Tonight might be the night to meet his eternal queen. Is the search the means to an end?
Alike Barbe-Nicole Ponsardin in the 18th century La Veuve Clicquot is a reflection of the independent young businesswoman of today. Nonchalantly aware of her imperfections and confident in her business skills she spends her moments alone at home pondering over her success and her next ventures. I perceive her imperfections as beautiful and in harmony with current world economic commandments.
Fashionista expresses the current cosmopolitan woman. 24/7 work and play are subtly intertwined, one never without the other. Constantly on the go. Effortlessly adjusting to diverse occasions in all the major cities and resorts around the world. Always carefully dressed and accessorized. She lives by luxury and oozes confidence. She wears it-brands and keeps her fashion knowledge updated by watching luxury Lifestyle tv programs.
Inspired by the amazing Christopher Hsu. He is the man who prefers to work behind the scenes whilst influencing the lives of others.
He is a man of contemplation with a vision of our future.
He works and lives in America and China being equally comfortable with both cultures. His unique position in time and place allow him to connect the dots and unite projects, creating a modern effect on society.
The fractal, made from the universal sign of the nomad, embracing him is an expression of his drive for perfection, his love for metaphysics and his lone search for a homeland.
He enjoys capturing specific travel scenes. In his photography alike in business he has an eye for symmetry, perfection and purpose.
Whilst soft spoken and introspective, this Man of Influence’s vanity lies in the fact that every day he lives to make a change. the wing beat of the 21st century butterfly?
An expression of the 21st Century beginning of man and woman. Eve has gained her independence. She leads. The world evolves around her. She is the mother. The beginning. Adam dotes on her, provides for her and has a deep understanding of the complex world of the contemporary woman.
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Inspired by Laurence Graff. An influential jeweler, famous for his knack of finding the largest and most spectacular diamonds, inspired this painting. Jewelry Man creates exclusive pieces of ornamentation for kings and queens, and his very select clientele.
He excels at tapping into male vanity. He understands that behind every beautifully bejeweled woman may stand a successful man, a man of prominence, influence and wealth. He himself prefers to stay discretely behind the scenes observing the trends of high society, allowing him to create room whispering pieces of diamond extravaganza. Indeed his own vanity lies in finding and putting his name to the next to almost impossible to find stone.
The Peacock, one of Jewelry Man’s latest creations, is in this painting a reflection of male vanity and how success is what women find most attractive in a man. It is filled with only the finest of diamonds including the very rarest of all, the red diamond, which is represented as the peacock’s nails trying to get attention from it’s creator, Jewelry Man.
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Inspired by a flamboyant Macao casino entrepreneur and jet setter Stephen Hung.
Casino Man is a reflection of both the salon prive player and the entrepreneur of the casino industry.
The player’s game par preference is Bacarat, while the entrepreneur’s is living the life of a superstar. The gambler works hard when he has to and plays Bacarat to distract himself. The entrepreneur appears as a man of leisure, but he works non-stop accumulating business while socializing. The player has a select circle of friends whom he meets over dinners, poker and cigars. The entrepreneur commutes between Hong Kong and Europe to socialize with the creme de la creme of the fashion industry, aristocrats and Paris Match society.
Both men have a permanent entourage of beautiful women trying to catch their attention. The player resists singular attachment, while the entrepreneur has eyes for the only one woman.
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This painting was inspired by the flamboyant Asian billionaires. He is rich and wants the world to know it. His new super yacht is his latest toy. His outfit as well as his Patek Philippe Nautilius watch are carefully chosen for the mood of the day. His girlfriends are subject to the same fate. He likes to entertain his business associates on his yacht. A French chef and a team of waiters cater his luncheons. A cocktail mixer and waitresses are on call for parties.