A large sculpture will be temporarily displayed in Mayfair’s Brown Hart Gardens after Westminster City Council gave planning consent.
‘Chaos Mundaka’ by American sculptor, Jedd Novatt, is just over 4m tall and sculpted from bronze. Novatt says of the work, “its sturdiness is practical, and I associate it with something lasting and heroic”.
The work, part of a series of ‘Chaos’ pieces by the artist, was originally commissioned in 2008 by art collector Mary Spencer in memory of her late husband, Sash, and then donated to the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Local landowners, Grosvenor, in association with Hamiltons Gallery are responsible for bringing the piece, which was built in Spain, to Mayfair. It’s already been seen this year at the Beyond Limits exhibition at the Chatsworth estate in the Peak District.
‘Chaos Mundaka’ will be installed soon and will remain in Brown Hart Gardens for six months.
The public will get a rare opportunity to see the Mayfair home of legendary musician, Jimi Hendrix.
The guitarist and singer lived at 23 Brook Street with his English girlfriend, Kathy Etchingham, between 1968 and 1969. The apartment will open for just 12 days from August 25th as part of an exhibition called Hendrix in Britain.
The flat is now used as the admin office of the Handel House museum – the famous composer, George Frederic Handel, lived next door at 25 Brook Street from 1723 until his death.
Get more information on the opening of Jimi Hendrix’s former home from the Handel House museum.
A Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant is to open a new venue in Mayfair later this year.
Hakkasan, which currently has one other restaurant near Tottenham Court Road station, will open its new site in Mayfair’s Bruton street.
Hakkasan describes itself as a “cinematic vision of the sexiest night club you’ve never been to” where “impossibly glamourous waiting staff emerge to deliver dishes from a Michelin-star winning, modern Cantonese menu.”
The kitchen will be overseen by executive chef, Tong Chee Hwee.