Radisson Collection launches a new world art series with
Radisson Collection launches new global art series with emerging artists to create art inspired by each hotel’s iconic location
Radisson Collection, the premium lifestyle brand of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce a new series of global art collaborations working with local emerging artists to create a selection of immersive artwork and lifestyle experiences. designs that customers will enjoy as the brand continues to expand its luxury portfolio with key flagship openings in an innovative and creative way.
The new Global Art Series will see individual artists creating new works of art in a selection of Radisson Collection hotels, not only providing an exclusive experience for guests to virtually experience these destinations from a unique perspective, but also bring the whole world to life. beautiful new works of art through a combination of avant-garde art and mediums. Stemming from the design legacy of the first Radisson Collection hotel designed by Arne Jacobsen – Radisson Collection Royal Hotel, Copenhagen – these creative partnerships will continue the brand’s artistic thread into the future. These new collaborations will present the Radisson Collection hotels from a unique perspective and support the art sector by making these artists known globally and reaching new audiences around the world with their exclusive creations.
The first collaborations will be launched in the UK with two artists who have gained worldwide recognition and attracted large communities to their social networks through their highly imaginative work. These artists include the photographer Rich mccor, better known as Paperboy, and Fei wang, contemporary Chinese artist and illustrator known under the pseudonym of Mr. Slowboy.
Paperboyo (his Instagram account name) is an English photographer who has turned what was once a hobby into a full-time profession playing with perspective, history and architecture. His travels have taken him to some of the most amazing places in the world including New York, Rio de Janeiro, Dubai, and the moais of Easter Island. At the Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel, McCor drew inspiration from the landscape, designs and landscapes that surround him, including the hotel’s blend of modern and Victorian architecture that he brought to life and captured from a new perspective with his signature brand of photographic art and humor illustrations. Take a look behind the scenes here on YouTube.
“Six years of traveling the world with my photography unintentionally brought me a lot of experience in hotels. As a visual artist, when I walk into a lobby, I can’t help but notice if a brand has gone the extra mile with their attention to detail, and at Radisson Collection hotels, it’s definitely noticeable. Being aligned with Radisson made me want to step up my own game and create something special to celebrate their passion for detail and to notice the little things other hotel brands don’t..“ Rich McCor said.
Mr. Slowboy is highly respected in the art and fashion worlds for his pencil illustrations having worked with global luxury fashion brands such as Alfred Dunhill and British heritage brands such as Barbour and Fortnum & Mason. Through his creative networks and large community of social media followers, Mr. Slowboy shares his unique vintage and retro style designs with a modern twist. Inspired by The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel, Mayfair London’s strong fashion legacy as the official London Fashion Week hotel, Mr. Slowboy has created detailed illustrations that depict characters in all situations. on days wearing different outfits to fit the occasion, whether it’s a special evening dine or relax in one of the hotel’s award-winning suites.
“After witnessing and experiencing the terribly strange world without traveling for two years, I certainly enjoyed every moment I worked on the project in collaboration with Radisson Collection that I could keep dreaming of in the good old days when we could still hop on a plane for a city break. “ comments Fei Wang.
Following this year’s successful collaborations, additional partnerships will continue to be revealed in 2022 where artists will visit and share their inspiration at Radisson Collection flagship hotels in the UK, Spain, Belgium, Italy, as well as in other key locations across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including the brand’s upcoming openings in destinations like Milan and Seville. Artworks will be featured on Radisson Collection and artists’ social media platforms, as well as in hotels following each artist’s term.
The Paperboyo and Mr. Slowboy art collection will be on display with further details to be revealed on the @radissoncollection Instagram page. A showcase event showcasing the original works of art will be scheduled in one of the Radisson Collection destinations for guests and preferred Radisson Rewards members to enjoy a combined collection of all works of art and design. explore the Radisson Collection through the prism of art.
“We are delighted to launch this creative new offering at our Radisson Collection luxury hotels. Our discerning clients have a passion for discovering new arts and seek creative ways to enhance their customer experience and fill their travels with memories worthy of their own art collection. Paperboy and Sir.Slowboy Unique approach to art fits perfectly with our commitment to providing guests with exceptional contemporary experiences in some of the world’s most iconic places. We look forward to launching the next collaborations as we continue to present Radisson Collection hotels from new creative perspectives and support emerging artists from around the world. “ says Cristina Serra, senior vice president of global branding and customer experience.
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