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New Coffee-Table Book by Lifestyle Guru Fran Berger

Fran Berger is a luxury lifestyle and home entertaining guru. She just released her new book titled “THE CATALOGUE” on October 20th. A VIP book launch party was held at Geary’s Beverly Hills. About two hundred invited guests celebrated her first book. Fran shared her wonderful journey, transitioning from a longtime restaurant owner to social media influencer and TV personality. She was a recurring guest on Hallmark’s “Home & Family” TV show.

“THE CATALOGUE” is an oversized coffee-table book. It includes a curated collection of Fran Berger’s favorite pieces, during her amazing career as famous restaurateur and home entertainer. She was the original owner of The Farm of Beverly Hills® for over 20 years.  The iconic, Beverly Hills restaurant is still a popular landmark. In addition, she expanded with a mini-chain of restaurants across the Los Angeles area.

Her countless guests flocked from far and wide to experience a taste of the warm atmosphere, authentic hospitality. Plus, they prized The Farm of Beverly Hills menu and thoroughly enjoyed dining in a true, Los Angeles environment. Fran had an innate love for entertaining others and worked hard to make every customer’s meal a special one.

In The Catalogue book, you will find Fran Berger’s 9 key sections: Coffee, Bar, Salad, Casual, Formal, Al Fresco, Cool Things, Flatware and Linen. She professionally shows you how to: create gatherings that kindle lasting memories,  use the collection of entertaining and kitchenware pieces you already have and love. In addition, read how take advantage of items you own but probably don’t use very often, plus select a few pieces you can add to make entertaining more memorable and infinitely easier.

Fran Berger new book: The Catalogue

Fran explains, “Welcoming friends into your home is itself an act of love. Providing a place for communion, facilitating connection — these things are vital in our increasingly disconnected world.

Over her career, Fran was definitely one of the country’s “go-to home entertaining experts.” She worked tirelessly to please all of her clients.  In the end, she ultimately knew they all desired to impress their guests with sophistication.


Through her collection of home entertaining and design consulting services, Fran Berger will curate these bespoke experiences helping you to celebrate the moments that matter in your life. Therefore, her first book gives her the opportunity to personally share her passion for sophisticated living with the world.


Combining over 20 years of experience entertaining family, friends and celebrities along with her dynamic and approachable nature, Berger quickly became a beloved tastemaker within her community.  As a result, she grew her restaurant into a city-wide chain.  The business was ultimately sold. Yet, Fran continued to remain personally invested in what made her restaurant so cherished and unique in the first place. That was her passion for gathering family, friends and loved ones around the table and creating lifelong memories. It’s in these intimate communal moments, Berger believes, that new relationships are created and existing ones are strengthened.

The Fran Berger book is now available exclusively at www.FranBerger.com, as well as Gearys Beverly Hills.

You can view additional videos from Fran here: https://franberger.com/videos/

We hope you enjoyed reading about Fran Berger’s new coffee-table book – THE CATALOGUE. Return soon to follow the latest news in the luxury industry.



Christmas 2021: Cosmic ‘X’ Masterpiece Art Sale: 6 Paintings – $600M

The Six Rarest Cosmic ‘X’ original paintings from modern artist Jack Armstrong, are being exclusively offered here at “The Life of Luxury” in a $600 million Christmas sale.  This gives the serious collector, investment firm or hedge fund the unique opportunity of owning the 6 most symbolic examples of Cosmic “X” Art.
http://www.thelifeofluxury.com/images/Jack%20Armstrong%20brochure%20pg1-4%20v5.pdf

These incredible pieces represent the very “best of the best” of Mr. Armstrong’s work.  The Six Cosmic ‘X’ paintings each retail at $110 million and above, so the group sale is a bargain at almost $70 million off of retail price.  In the future, we strongly think each of these originals will break the $450 million sale price of the now “disputed” Da Vinci “Salvator Mundi that achieved the record price in 2017.
https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/08/hype-fraud-and-leonardo-da-vinci/

Rarity alone usually brings the highest prices in the art world and breaks all the records.  But provenance is perhaps more important as no one wants to buy a painting that is later found out to be not genuine.

You can see more Cosmic “X” Art on WikiArt:
https://www.wikiart.org/en/jack-armstrong

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Cosmic Dream Star acrylic painting - Jack Armstrong

“Cosmic Star Dream” – $110 Million (24″W x 30″H)

Jack Armstrong’s Cosmic Star Dream acrylic on canvas painting is visually stunning.  This particular art piece inspired the cover of his book, titled Cosmic X.  It is a fascinating journey of the incredible life experiences and philosophic realization of the iconic artist – Jack Armstrong.
https://www.thelifeofluxury.com/excitement-is-building-for-the-cosmic-x-book-by-jack-armstrong/ 

Cosmic X. It’s like nothing else published in art or philosophy before.  Below are just a few ‘quotes’ from the book, “The Philosophy of a Universal Being” that will help to create a new universal paradigm in Cosmic ‘X’.
We hope you enjoy them and find the Armstrong (Rare 6) Art Collection inspirational, in multi-dimensional levels of cosmic realization.

1. “As art becomes code, it becomes cosmic.” – J.A.
2. “The enlightened human being is the most creative force on earth.” – J.A.
3. “We are code running thru the universe & returning again in code.” – J.A.
4. “How can you understand something that doesn’t exist until you become the code.” -J.A.
5. “If the universe is simply code & humans are code, then each of us is universal in nature, Infinite, Immortal.” – J.A.
6. “Once you realize we are code, the paradigms you then create, become infinite & unfathomable art.” – Jack Armstrong

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The Last Wizard acrylic painting - Jack Armstrong

“The Last Wizard” – $110 Million (72″W x 48″H)

Jack Armstrong’s “The Last Wizard” is an amazing piece of modern art.  It’s got a very special meaning to Jack Armstrong, plus is the largest and most complex painting in his art collection.  This monumental art piece is a tribute to his friend, Andy Warhol.

“The Last Wizard” painting was created in the complete mastery of the Cosmic ‘X’ art form.
In addition, it’s Armstrong’s grandest painting in scale.  This visually brilliant, acrylic on canvas painting measures 72″W x 48″H.  “This is Cosmic ‘X’ as it transcends the known.

When asked to describe this phenomenal painting, Mr. Armstrong replied, “This is my largest painting measuring 6 X 4 feet.  It’s title is the ‘name’ Warhol gave me in 1985, saying after he was gone, I would become “The Last Wizard of Art“, as my work seemed to him more alchemy than art.  I believe this feeling of creating alchemy helped me to discover a synergy with the stars that became Cosmic ‘X’ in my work. This painting is a multidimensional creation.”

Jack continues, “This is a bold painting with no holds barred from embracing the universal magic that I follow & believe in.  It is the most complex painting in my canon of work and creates an unforgettable sensation in all who have viewed it.  It is museum quality and in pristine condition.”

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Jack Armstrong’s 100 Cosmic X originals are already the rarest art on earth for “living” artists.

Mr. Armstrong is in third place after:
1. Leonardo Da Vinci – less than 20 originals. Italian artist
https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-42000696

The $450 million Da Vinci painting, ‘The Salvator Mundi‘ or ‘Savior of the World, was sold by Christie’s Auction House to the “Crown Prince Of Saudi Arabia” – Mohammed Bin Salman.  The painting has now been deemed a fraud by most of the world’s top art experts, not employed by the auction house.
https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/08/hype-fraud-and-leonardo-da-vinci/

2. Jan Vermeer – 36 originals. Dutch artist
https://www.wikiart.org/en/johannes-vermeer 

3. Jack Armstrong – 100 originals. American artist
https://www.thelifeofluxury.com/the-worlds-rarest-art-100-million-cosmic-x-100-nft-digital-art/

https://amp.ww.en.freejournal.org/56700314/1/cosmic-extensionalism-x.html

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Warhol Naked painting - Jack Armstrong

“Warhol Naked” – $110 Million (24″W x 36″H)

The “Warhol Naked” painting was created as a tribute to his friend Andy Warhol.  In addition, it’s likely Armstrong’s most personal painting, due to his artistic relationship with Andy Warhol.
Jack has said that one of the proudest moments in his life was being dubbed The Last Wizard of Art by Warhol himself.  The intense red color portrays a dazzling image of creativity.  Brilliant and bold, this acrylic on canvas painting measures 24″W x 36″H. Signed: Jack & Warhol with deep colors.

When asked “How can one best describe the relationship with a legend in modern art?”  Armstrong replies, “For me it was his kindness & interest in helping me promote my early work. For a 22 year old young man from Omaha, Nebraska to be accepted by the reigning Pop Star of the entire NY Art Scene was a cosmic-experience In & Of itself.  Thru Mr. Warhol, I sold my early work directly to Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Jackson, Jackie Onassis & Freddie Mercury.

Jack continues, “Warhol in the 60’s 70’s & 80’s, kept the entire art world guessing what he would do next from $100 dollar ‘Soup-Cans’ & Coke Bottles, that now sell for 10’s of millions, to a ‘car-crash’ that achieved $105M.  He was the art godfather of Jean Michel Basquiat & a friend to me.

Warhol Naked symbolizes the shiny facade of the Man with the white wig, that every celebrity of his time desired to meet including the Pope.  Warhol Naked is my seminal work & will forever be identified with myself & Andy & just perhaps as ‘Starry Night’ is associated with Van Gogh.”

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This is the main reason that Mr. Armstrong has always sold privately to some of the world’s richest and most private individuals.  He feels buying the original painting directly from the artist is the most non-controversial transaction and completely eliminates auction house or dealer impropriety.

The wife of Banker Paul Mellon, Bunny Mellon was an early collector of artist Mark Rothko.
Ms. Mellon eventually bought 13 paintings directly from Mr. Rothko at his small NYC Gallery.
The paintings she purchased for small amounts in the 1950’s were sold in 2013 for over $250M.  Today, they would bring over a billion dollars as their provenance is undeniable.
https://www.artlyst.com/news/duped-story-knoedlers-80m-art-fraud-netflix/

Armstrong states, ”People buying in the largest galleries & auction houses in the world have been cheated.  This is a fact. So when you buy directly from the artist (the provenance & DNA in the original painting) can never be challenged.”  Jack continues, “The rarest art in history has always proven to be the most valuable & the rarest modern art in the world is Cosmic X.

https://nypost.com/2021/10/23/why-andy-warhol-and-these-four-painters-are-the-most-forged/

Each acrylic on canvas painting is multi-layered, but also includes Jack’s personal touch. Armstrong’s hair, fingerprints and DNA are presented in all of his paintings.  With only 100 paintings in existence, owning just one is an extremely rare opportunity for any art collector or financial group.

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Cosmic #1 acrylic painting - Jack Armstrong

“Cosmic #1” – $110 Million (24″W x 36″H)

Jack Armstrong’s “Cosmic #1” is another of his most important paintings.  This exceptional, acrylic on canvas painting measures 24″W x 36″H.  It is possibly the most highly textured & colored painting of all Cosmic ‘X’. It also contains the Bold ‘Jack’ signature in paint over 6 times.  The most in Cosmic X. Van Gogh also never signed his last name, only “Vincent.”

Jack was quoted, “Van Gogh was the first modern cosmic artist and in a brief 10 year period (from the age of 27 years to his death at age 37), he not only taught himself to paint, but created a new style of painting using color and texture that were far advanced from his peers.  Critics and other established artists did not understand his genius.  They reviled him and his work, and also dismissed his friend Georges Seurat, the mystic who founded pointillism.  Both artists remained complete failures in the art world of their time, yet now command record prices for their work and are celebrated in museums worldwide.”

Jack concludes, “Cosmic #1 is my salute to Vincent & his unique ‘Starry Night’ (Vision) that continues to captivate the world with it’s magic.”

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Regarding the Da Vinci $450 million sale, Dr. Tim Hunter’s quotes to the BBC about rarity and the painting sale are below.

  • Dr. Tim Hunter, who is an expert in Old Master and 19th Century art, told the BBC the painting is – “the most important discovery in the 21st Century”.
  • “It completely smashes the record for the last Old Masters painting to sell – Van Gogh’s Sunflowers in 1988. Records get broken from time to time but not in this way.”
  • Da Vinci painted less than 20 oil paintings and many are unfinished so it’s incredibly rare and we love that in art.

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Cosmic X Paradigm acrylic painting - Jack Armstrong

“Cosmic X Paradigm” – $113 Million (24″W x 36″H)

Cosmic X Paradigm is “the only piece of mine dedicated to a Hollywood personality.”   The painting measures 24″W x 36″H.  Jack continues, “Cosmic Paradigm X is my final masterpiece. It is #100. The last Cosmic ‘X’ painting I will ever create.  It is unique in color texture & universal energy.  It is a magical living entity.

https://www.thelifeofluxury.com/jack-armstrong-completes-steve-mcqueen-le-mans-replacement-painting-110m/

Jack Armstrong’s “Cosmic X Paradigm” is becoming a legend for its cosmic energy and because it is his final Masterpiece. It was created to replace his original ‘Cosmic ‘X’ Le Mans’ painting that was stolen in Dallas.  Steve McQueen’s 1971 film Le Mans inspired it.  “Cosmic ‘X’ Paradigm” is an incredibly important original and the final painting of Jack Armstrong, who met McQueen personally in Hollywood by chance in 1977. McQueen spoke to him about NYC, Motorcycles, acting, & Warhol, encouraging Armstrong to pursue his art dreams & keep in contact. McQueen passed away just as Armstrong’s career with Warhol & Basquiat began. R.I.P. Steve McQueen.

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Photo: Wikipedia

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Before the ‘The Salvator Mundi‘ Da Vinci auction, the painting was owned by Russian billionaire collector Dmitry E Rybolovlev.  He is reported to have bought it in a private sale in May 2013 for $127.5 million (£98m).

Below are more quotes from the same BBC article on the Da Vinci sale:

  • “Wherever it ends up, you’ve got to hand it to Christie’s for its masterclass in the art of selling art.”
  • “In a bold move, without a hint of irony, the (Da Vinci) painting was sold in its Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale – alongside Jean-Michel BasquiatAndy Warhol art.
  • “Why not in the Old Masters Sale? Because that’s not where the big bucks are.”

The major auction houses all know the power of both Basquiat and Warhol, but Armstrong only sells privately.  When the collectors who have purchased an Armstrong finally sell his work at an auction, we know it will break the internet, as Armstrong, Basquiat, & Warhol in that order, will be the most expensive art in the world.

For serious collectors, the thousands of available Basquiat & Warhol originals might not have the extreme exclusivity of being at the level of owning just One Armstrong Cosmic ‘X’ painting – out of only 100 originals, is reason enough to add this entire collection of 6 masterpieces as a centerpiece of any world class art portfolio.

The Art World’s Holy Grail

https://nypost.com/2021/10/23/why-andy-warhol-and-these-four-painters-are-the-most-forged/

We believe that the 100 “Cosmic X” art originals are the ‘‘holy grail” of the art world.  Armstrong’s work is a central point in the new transparent era, where quality, indisputable authenticity, and rareness break every art record.

In addition to Jack’s painting collection, his “Cosmic Starship” Harley-Davidson motorcycle is available for $35 million. The (2009) Cosmic Starship Harley-Davidson is known worldwide.

Neil Armstrong’s Nephew Created One of the World’s Most Expensive Motorcycles

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Cosmic X #1 acrylic painting - Jack Armstrong

“Cosmic X #1” – $113 Million (24″W x 36″H)

Jack Armstrong’s “Cosmic X #1” is one of the artist’s most important paintings.  This acclaimed and colorful, acrylic on canvas painting measures 24″W x 36″H.

Jack responded when asked about creating this incredible painting, “The most cosmic thing in my life was the period in 1999 that I spent creating the first Cosmic ‘X’ painting and it almost painted itself.  I watched it appear, almost as an observer and its color and composition still seem to me – otherworldly and unique, in its bold symbolism of the universal magic that co-exists in us all.”

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Armstrong says, The purity of buying masterpieces directly from the artist with unchallengeable provenance, is the new business model for the most astute collectors in the world.  Provenance & Ultra-Rarity will create the new multi-billion dollar art-portfolios of the future.”

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For serious inquiries only, please Contact Us.  (Bitcoin Accepted)

We can answer your questions or schedule a virtual meeting with Mr. Armstrong.

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Cosmic Extensionalism[1] or Cosmic X is a new style of Art which was originally founded by Jack Armstrong in 1999.[2] Armstrong was inspired by an ethereal experience he had with the famous gem stone known as the Black Star Sapphire of Queensland. The stone is believed to have magical powers. At the time he destroyed all of his previous works.

Cosmic X is a genre of modern art styles as is the famous genres of “Cubism” by Picasso or “Pop Art” by Warhol. It was originally founded as an organic art movement and is singular by comparison.

Cosmic X requires the artist to become the art they are creating, by feeling no separation between the art itself. This requires a unique state of mind to be reached, connecting to a universal presence, which Armstrong believes exists in each being. It is this connection that creates the art, not the artist.”

Armstrong’s hair, fingerprints and DNA is present in all his paintings.

Cosmic Extensionalism - Jack Armstrong

References

    1. ^“Andy Warhol and Jack Armstrong: One Artist’s Soup Can Is Another’s Harley-Davidson”.
    2. ^“imdb trivia Jack Armstong”

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In addition, The Life of Luxury can also offer personal, art purchasing service. Let us find that single piece or an entire art collection for you. We also provide a variety of luxury concierge services including VIP access to red carpet award shows, fashion and art shows, movie premiers, sporting events, celebrity “meet and greets”, private parties and much more. It’s time you finally begin to live a Life of Luxury!




Artist Christo Wraps the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France

The amazing art display titled “Wrapped” is now available to view in Paris, France. Famous artist Christo had the vision to complete the mega pop-up art installation over the iconic Arc de Triomphe. The final art display was completed by his team, due to Christo’s death last year.

“Wrapped” is a a temporary art work that will be on display starting today, Saturday, September 18 to Sunday, October 3, 2021. The art exhibit was initially planned for last year. But due the COVID-19, it’s debut is a year later. The Arch of Triumph is carefully wrapped in over 269,000 square feet of recyclable polypropylene fabric. In addition, the exhibit uses almost 23,000 feet of bright red rope.

What most people don’t realize, is that Christo’s vision for wrapping actually began decades ago. In 1961, Christo met his wife Jeanne-Claude. Soon after, plans began with Christo making his first sketches and photo-montages in 1962 and 1963. In addition, Christo lives near the Arc de Triomphe, so it provides him a daily inspiration.

The impressive monument was designed by Jean Chalgrin in 1806, from orders by Napoleon and inaugurated in 1836. The inauguration is based on the sixth anniversary of the Three Glories—Les Trois Glorieuses. The might arch is 50 meters high and 45 meters in width. In addition, it is 22 meters deep. For years, the monument was the largest triumphal arch in the world. The Paris monument’s design was inspired by the Roman Arch of Titus.

Arc de Triomphe art exbibit by artist Christo

Visitors to Paris will be happy to know is the Arc de Triomphe will remain open to the public all during the wrap exhibit. Of course, the Arc de Triomphe is know all around the world and is located on the famous Champs-Élysées. The famous monument pays tribute to people who both fought and died for France, during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Hence, visitors, can view names of all French victories and generals inscribed on the monument’s inner and outer surfaces.

The Eternal Flame is found in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. It’s good to hear that the flame will continue to burn throughout Christo’s art exhibit. Beneath the arch’s vault lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, from World War I.

Sadly, Christo did die on May 31, 2020. He is well known for his large-scale, environmental installations created around the world. Yet, his great project was approved last year by the National Monuments Center. The organization manages the famous Arc de Triomphe plus almost 100 other national monuments across France.

Be sure to view the Christo art exhibit at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France. We offer the best luxury travel packages to popular destinations around the world.

Photo: Atout France




Jack Armstrong – Last 25 “Cosmic X” Painting Collection for $500 Million

The newly announced art collection package by famous “Cosmic X” modern artist Jack Armstrong is amazing!  For serious art collectors, we feel you definitely need to put this on your radar.  Art sales around the world continue to set all-time highs.  In summary, as you read more about Mr. Armstrong and his incredible art collection, this unique opportunity will become very clear.

https://www.wikiart.org/en/jack-armstrong

Jack has said, Everything valuable is about rarity.  Mr. Armstrong created just 100 “Cosmic X” paintings and only 25 remain for sale – each is priced from $10 million to $113 million.  Armstrong proudly holds the world record for the most expensive motorcycle, cowboy boots and bicycle.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Armstrong_(artist)

The price of all 25 multi-layered acrylic-on-canvas paintings total $1.2 billion (USD).  But Jack has decided to offer the complete collection – for only $500 million (or best offer).  As a reply to Jack’s quote, we say “Rarity is what sells.”  With the limited number of his paintings available to purchase, this is an unbelievable opportunity for any art collector, investor or financial investment firm.

Please view additional articles, videos and photos via the below link:
http://www.thelifeofluxury.com/lifestyle-and-fashion/art-jack-armstrong/

Click and view each page of this once-in-a-lifetime, visually stunning art collection.
(Note: Five paintings on page 1 and twenty on pages 3 and 4 of the below brochure)

Jack Armstrong Cosmic X modern art collection
Jack Armstrong Cosmic X modern art collection
Jack Armstrong Cosmic X modern art collection
Jack Armstrong Cosmic X modern art collection

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While living in New York City, Jack personally knew and worked with the “King of Pop” – Andy Warhol.  Of course, he is the leading figure in the visual Pop Art movement. In 2001, Armstrong painted the amazing “Warhol Naked.”  Therefore, this incredible piece of art is a touching tribute to his dear friend Andy.

Jack has said that one of the proudest moments in his life was being dubbed The Last Wizard of Art  by Warhol himself.  This beautiful acrylic-on-canvas painting is both brilliant and bold, and measures 24″W x 36″H.

Warhol Naked painting - Jack Armstrong

“Warhol Naked” – Now Offered at $110 Million

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Cosmic X 100 NFT - Jack Armstrong modern art

NFT Mania

Jack has given serious thought to the NFT (Non-Fungible Token) craze.  Especially, after the Beeple $69 million NFT sale at a Christie’s auction in March.   The Life of Luxury was the first to announce Mr. Armstrong is offering a magnificent NFT collection titled: Cosmic X 100.”  It includes all 100 digital images of his incredible “Cosmic X” paintings – for only $100 million.
https://www.thelifeofluxury.com/the-worlds-rarest-art-100-million-cosmic-x-100-nft-digital-art/

Cosmic Extensionalism or Cosmic X is a style of art, which was originally founded by Jack Armstrong in 1999.  He became inspired by an ethereal experience with the famous gemstone, known as the Black Star Sapphire of Queensland.

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By far the largest and most complex painting Jack Armstrong ever painted is titled “The Last Wizard.”  It is colorful and visually brilliant. This large acrylic-on-canvas painting measures 6 feet by 4 feet in size.  Interestingly, it is not only his largest painting, but also showcases his complete mastery of the Cosmic X art form.  Hence, the very one Armstrong personally founded in 1999.

Jack Armstrong states, “I feel the same way about “The Last Wizard” as Pollock must have felt about his painting “Blue Poles”, “Guernica” to Picasso, “Orange” by Rothko, and “Untitled” by Basquiat.  In the future ‘The Last Wizard’ will break the records of his peers, but the power of all these larger than life works will remain as the signposts that signaled the future of art.”

The Last Wizard - Jack Armstrong painting

“The Last Wizard” – Now Offered at $110 Million

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Global sales of art and antiques reached an estimated $50.1 billion in 2020

According to the 2021 annual Global Art Market Report sponsored by Art Basel, UBS and written by art economist Clare McAndrew, global art sales declined in 2020.  Total art sales fell sharply to $50.1 billion (USD), the lowest value in 11 years.  Most experts expect a rebound in 2021, as world economies continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 Art Market

The global sales figure was down 22% from 2019, yet above the 2009 recession low, when sales fell by 36% to $39.5 billion.  The U.S. market continues to retain its position as leader, with a share of 42% of global art sale values.  Greater China and the UK followed at 20%.  However, Greater China did surpass the U.S. to become the largest public auction market, with a share of 36% of sales by value.

Online sales reached record highs – doubling in value

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many auction houses, galleries and fairs to either close or abandon in-person activity.  In addition, it also accelerated digital transformation.  As a result, online sales doubled in value from 2019 and reached a record high of $12.4 billion.  Plus, the figure represents a record 25% share of the market’s total value.  It’s important to note, for the first time the share of e-commerce in the art market has exceeded that of general retail.

There is no denying that art sells and can sell for very big money!  The rapid price appreciation of artwork can be quite astonishing.  How is art valued?  That’s a complex question with no easy answer.  But one fact we do know.  At the time of sale, art is simply worth – “what a willing seller will sell it for and a willing buyer will buy it for.

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The Meaning of Art & The Significance of Cosmic “X”

Art is inspiring. It both stimulates our mind and affects our emotions. People make art to tell beautiful stories.  A single piece of art can generate an experience. Yet, everyone has a unique opinion or point of view.  What drives the price of art?  The answer is not a simple one.

Scarcity is a key driver of price.  Other factors include who the artist is and the demand for any particular piece.  There is a well known phrase: “Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder” is so true.  Indeed, there is definitely an emotional connection to art.

Beyond art’s emotional value, only the rarity of the work & the intrinsic value of the artist’s place in art history assure record breaking art prices.

“It will be proven in future sales, that Armstrong as the creator & founder of the new category of art: Cosmic ‘X’ will break all records.”

We strongly recommend the acquisition of all 25 original Cosmic X masterpieces to add incredible value for any major collection or hedge fund.  With only 100 originals in the world, this sale offers the largest lot of “Cosmic X Art” in private hands and contains Armstrong’s most renowned work.

Cosmic Extensionalism “X”
https://amp.ww.en.freejournal.org/56700314/1/cosmic-extensionalism-x.html

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Joe Tsai

Alibaba co-founder and billionaire Joe Tsai is quickly becoming a household name.  He is a citizen of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Canada.  He was recently identified as the buyer of a $157 million apartment deal in Manhattan’s most prestigious condo tower.  The Manhattan property is located at 220 Central Park South.  The deal now becomes the largest residential sale of the year.
Brooklyn Nets owner revealed as ‘mystery buyer’ of $157M NYC condo

Joe Tsai is one of the richest men in the world.  In addition to being the co-founder of Alibaba, he also owns the NBA Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center.  One would think if he owns the 2 most unique apartments in the most expensive building in NYC, plus the best stadium and sports team ….. he now needs the finest collection of rare art to showcase, right?

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Widely known as “The King of Cool“, actor Steve McQueen personally encouraged Armstrong’s journey to New York City.  Once there, Jack later became friends with famous artists Andy Warhol and Jean Michel Basquiat.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullitt

Jack said, “Talking to the biggest movie star in the world seemed completely ‘Cosmic’ for an art kid born in Wichita Kansas, who later grew up in Omaha.  Created in my ‘Cosmic X’ style of art, Cosmic X Paradigm is the only piece of mine dedicated to a Hollywood personality.”   The amazing painting measures 24″W x 36″H.  Jack continues, “Cosmic Paradigm X is my final masterpiece.

Cosmic X Paradigm acryclic painting - Jack Armstrong
“Cosmic X Paradigm” – Now Offered at $113 Million

https://www.thelifeofluxury.com/jack-armstrong-completes-steve-mcqueen-le-mans-replacement-painting-110m/

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Over the years, Mr. Armstrong has sold paintings to many famous celebrities and some of the wealthiest people in the world.  Although his name may not be as widely known as Warhol or Basquiat, we believe that will change.  We feel Jack should be named “The Rebel of Art.”  Over his entire, successful career as an artist, he’s only sold his artwork direct to the end-buyer.  He has never utilized traditional sales channels, such as museums or auction houses.

Another interesting fact is Jack’s first million dollar painting sale to billionaire tobacco heiress, Doris Duke.  Neither Basquiat or Warhol ever sold a million dollar painting before they passed away, in 1987 & 1988 respectively.  Sales of Cosmic ‘X’ art are expected to reach the billion dollar level in the next few years.

Art forgery is a concern of any buyer.  Sadly, it’s more common than not.  The illegal industry can be very lucrative.  Fortunately, newer analysis techniques as well as modern dating have greatly helped identify fakes.  Eric Hebburn is known as the greatest art forger of modern times and quoted, “Only the experts are worth fooling.  The greater the expert, the greater the satisfaction in deceiving him.”

With all of Jack Armstrong’s artwork, forgery is not an issue. Jack integrates his own hair, fingerprints and DNA in all of his paintings.  It’s a unique technique and guarantees a buyer is truly purchasing an authentic Jack Armstrong painting.

During 2018-2020, a stunning digital art ‘retrospective‘ of Jack’s artwork appeared every 5 minutes – 24 hours a day.  This incredible display was seen by countless people on the giant 60 X 40 foot digital screen in Times Square, located above the Ripley’s Museum in New York City.

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In addition to Jack’s painting collection, his “Cosmic Starship” Harley-Davidson motorcycle is available for $35 million.  The custom-painted V-Rod Harley is an artistic masterpiece on wheels.

Here’s a recent article:  Neil Armstrong’s Nephew Created One of the World’s Most Expensive Motorcycles

Lorenzo Lamas & Jack Armstrong at Cosmic Starship Harley media launch event

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We mentioned Jack Armstrong personally knew Jean-Michel Basquiat, who was a Neo-Expressionist painter in the 1980’s.  In May of 2017, Basquiat’s “Untitled” painting (see below) set the record for most expensive painting ever sold at an auction by an American artist.  Including fees, the total auction price totaled $110.5 million!  Previously, Andy Warhol held that title when his “Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)” painting sold for $105 million in 2013.  We strongly feel one of Jack’s paintings will soon break that record.

 

Untitled - Jean-Michel Basquiat painting
1982 ‘Untitled’ By Basquiat – Sold for $110.5 Million

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The Art World’s Holy Grail

We believe that the 100 “Cosmic X” art originals are the ‘‘holy grail” of the art world.  Armstrong’s work is a central point in the new transparent era, where quality & indisputable authenticity and rarity will break every art record.

The one who acquires the Cosmic ‘X’ 25 Original’s at $500 million will in the future,  see a rapid increase in value.  In the end, the buyer will have an extremely high-end art and finance portfolio that will make everyone say, “Why didn’t we buy that?”

Armstrong says, “The transparency of buying contemporary art at the highest level is only possible today, if dealers and auction houses are removed from the transaction and high-value art is purchased directly from the artist.”

Ferrari, Lamborghini and Rolls Royce never ask a ‘car-council’ group of ‘experts’, what price they put on their cars.  We all know a Ferrari is more valuable than a Toyota.  Why?  It’s clear, the craftsmanship and rarity of the Ferrari are indisputable.  Jack continues, “I am the Ferrari of the modern art world.

In conclusion, we are aware of numerous discussions Jack is currently having with art collectors and investors.  In addition, an upcoming movie about Jack’s life is in development and will be appropriately titled – “The Last Wizard.”  Therefore, whether you are an avid collector of art or a serious investor, Jack Armstrong’s creative works should definitely be considered.

For serious inquiries only, please Contact Us.  We can answer your questions or schedule a virtual meeting with Mr. Armstrong.

He is currently accepting Bitcoin or Ethereum for this sale, as hi-end real estate and hi-valued art are now accepting crypto globally.
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In addition, The Life of Luxury can also offer personal, art purchasing service.  Let us find that single piece or an entire art collection for you.  We also provide a variety of luxury concierge services including VIP access to red carpet award shows, fashion and art shows, movie premiers, sporting events, celebrity “meet and greets”, private parties and much more.  It’s time you finally begin to live a Life of Luxury!




VinScént – Van Gogh Themed Luxury Aromatherapy Jewelry Company Created by Kira Madallo Sesay

The Life of Luxury is proud to announce the exclusive, world-wide launch of VinScént. To honor the legendary artist Vincent Van Gogh, film producer/writer and Van Gogh historian Kira Madallo Sesay, created VinScént – a luxury aromatherapy jewelry company. Kira is an experienced film producer, writer and member of the prestigious Producers Guild of America, Producers Council.

Kira Madallo Sesay founded the company to honor Vincent’s charitable and humanitarian legacy. His effort was exemplified during his time as a missionary and continued throughout his life. In addition, Kira is the writer and producer of the upcoming Vincent Van Gogh biopic film – “Van Gogh“. Plus, she is the author of a forthcoming book about the amazing life of artist Vincent Van Gogh.

Writer - Director Kira Madallo Sesay and Steven Spielberg
(Kira Madallo Sesay and Steven Spielberg)

Kira states, “I founded VinScént to honor Van Gogh’s body of work and his humanitarian legacy. Vincent’s empathy for the downtrodden and those forgotten by society, was exemplified during his time as a missionary and continued throughout his life. This is why it was imperative for me when I started this luxury jewelry house, that the core mission would be not only to create jeweled objets d’art, but to make the world a better place while doing it. Therefore, suicide prevention and African gold and diamond mining charity collaborations have been woven deeply into the fabric of VinScént.”

Writer - Director Kira Madallo Sesay on the Red Carpet - VinScent

Not only is the company’s mission to create aromatherapy jewelry in honor of the artist Vincent Van Gogh, but to also prevent suicides and promote mental health awareness. As a result, the Van Gogh themed line of luxury aromatherapy jewelry is created to save lives.

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VinScént Suicide Prevention Charity Collaboration:

“Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony and music inside me.” – Vincent Van Gogh

In December 1888, Dutch painter Van Gogh’s infamous ear cutting incident took place, after an argument with fellow artist Paul Gauguin. During this time period while living in Arles, France, he suffered from severe depression.

Vincent Van Gogh self portrait bandaged ear- VinScent

Sadly, due to the legendary artist’s struggle with Bipolar disorder, Vincent Van Gogh passed away after committing suicide on July 29, 1890. Van Gogh’s birthday is on March 30th, which also is World Bipolar Day. In honor of Vincent’s legacy, VinScént will work in conjunction with suicide prevention charities. The goal is to both save lives and spread mental health awareness. Also, a portion of the profits will be donated to suicide prevention charities, as well as African diamond mining community charities.

Vincent Van Gogh self portrait - VinScent
“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” – Vincent Van Gogh

The impetus of Kira’s journey into the world of Van Gogh was the passing of her Dutch friend.  He committed suicide after battling with bipolar disorder. She decided to honor his life by embarking on a journey to better understand the struggles of people suffering from mental illness. As a result, Kira started to study Vincent Van Gogh’s letters.

“What is done in love, is done well.” – Vincent Van Gogh

This ultimate quest for understanding led Kira to spend over seven years analyzing and studying thousands of documents related to Van Gogh. She traveled to every location where Vincent lived, worked or visited, in an effort to truly walk in his footsteps. Lastly, during this process she uncovered fascinating new information about Van Gogh, which will be unveiled in her book and film.

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Suicide Prevention Charity - Vincent Van Gogh - VinScent

About The Current Suicide Crisis:

The Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent financial devastation created by it has led to a substantial increase in suicide rates among all age groups. Prior to COVID 19, suicide had actually reached epidemic proportions within the younger generation. Interestingly, suicide is currently one of the biggest killers of youth in both the UK and U.S.

Scientists have found that this generation’s psyche is deeply affected by the impact of social media. Suicide rate among girls aged 15-19 has recently hit a record high in the UK. Young people in the U.S. are dying from suicide at record rates. Per the CDC, there’s a 56% increase among Gen Z. Also, suicide attempt rates for black youths in the U.S. have increased by a staggering 73%.

More information can be found here: https://vinscentvangogh.com/suicide-prevention

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Sierra Leone Charity - Vincent Van Gogh - VinScent

VinScént African Educational Charity Collaboration:

The VinScént African mining charity collaboration is a natural fit because of Van Gogh’s time spent as a missionary in the Belgian coal mines.

Kira states, “The West African country Sierra Leone, has a long history of providing the luxurious diamonds and gold worn by people around the world. Meanwhile, schools in Sierra Leone lack the basic educational tools for children to succeed. Items that many of us take for granted like paper, pencils, desks, chairs and books are missing from these impoverished classrooms. Consequently, these children lose the life changing opportunity for upward mobility that education provides. Without intervention, the cycle of poverty continues.”

As the Leonardo DiCaprio film “Blood Diamond” portrayed, Sierra Leone has a long history of providing the luxurious diamonds worn by brides around the world.

Kira continues, “VinScént is committed to raising awareness of this timely issue. A portion of the proceeds from our jewelry sales will be donated to support educational charities in the African regions where jewelry materials are sourced.”

For additional information, please visit: https://vinscentvangogh.com/african-charity

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Vet Suicide Prevention Charity - Vincent Van Gogh - VinScent

Military Veteran Suicide Crisis:​

“To do our part to fight the suicide crisis affecting our brave veterans, VinScént is working in collaboration with military suicide prevention charities. To raise awareness and honor our fallen heroes, I have designed Van Gogh themed aromatherapy military tags in sophisticated gold with diamond accents. Anxiety easing essential oils such as calming lavender, can be placed inside of the military tags. The armed forces theme is quite fitting due to the fact that Van Gogh once dreamed of becoming a soldier.” – says VinScént Founder, Kira Madallo Sesay.

“Enlisting for 5 years in the Foreign Legion, I think I’d prefer that… But will they want to take me on as a soldier? … I myself advised Bernard to do his military service, so is it so astonishing that I should think of going to Arabia myself as a soldier?” – Vincent Van Gogh

Please visit for additional information: https://vinscentvangogh.com/military-charity

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Aromatherapy oils - VinScent

About Aromatherapy Jewelry:

Healers have used aromatherapy jewelry since ancient times in Egypt, Greece and Rome. Essential oils were worn to treat anxiety, depression, nausea, insomnia and various other mental and physical ailments. Hence, during the Victorian era in which Van Gogh lived, essential oils were applied to small pieces of velvet and inserted into jewelry pieces.

Aromatherapy jewelry is a wonderful way to enjoy the health benefits of essential oils. Simply apply the essential oil of your choice to the small piece of material placed inside of the aromatherapy pendant. Next, enjoy the delightful and calming fragrance which is with you all day long.

All diamonds used in their designs will be certified, conflict free diamonds. Additionally, VinScént is working together with African charities to uplift and empower African diamond mining communities, which provide the Western world with these beloved jewels.

Gold Bars - Vincent Van Gogh - VinScent

Works of Art in Gold

In honor of Van Gogh’s favorite color, yellow, VinScént’s luxurious jewelry designs are all created in opulent gold.

How wonderful yellow is! It stands for the sun!” – Vincent Van Gogh

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Starry Night painting by Vincent Van Gogh - VinScent

“At present, I absolutely want to paint a starry sky. It often seems to me that night is still more richly coloured than the day.” – Vincent Van Gogh

Dutch painter Van Gogh’s most famous painting is the iconic “The Starry Night.” He created it in 1889, while staying in an asylum in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France. This stunning, oil on canvas painting is one of the most famous images in the world. It represents his view from the east-facing window of his asylum room.

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Experience the Splendor and Magnificence of the Starry Night Luxury Collection, by Kira Madallo Sesay

“I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” – Vincent Van Gogh

Kira stated, “The Starry Night luxury collection is a celestial symphony of exquisitely crafted objets d’art in gold, sprinkled with diamonds and kissed by stardust. Each VinScént art piece is presented in an opulent golden box tied with a sumptuous silk ribbon. The VinScént creations are envisioned at our artist atelier in Provence, France, where Van Gogh painted his masterpiece Starry Night.”

View the Starry Night luxury collection here:  https://vinscentvangogh.com/starry-night-collection

The new Van Gogh themed, luxury aromatherapy jewelry is the perfect gift for that special person in your life. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, engagement or a holiday, VinScént is ideal for any occasion.

To learn more about VinScént and Kira Madallo Sesay, please go to: http://www.vinscentvangogh.com

You can also contact one of our The Life of Luxury shopping specialists about acquiring a VinScént jeweled objet d’art.




The World’s Rarest Art: $100 Million “Cosmic X 100” NFT Digital Art

A new revolution is coming or is it already here?  Three simple letters – NFT (Non-Fungible Token) are changing the world.  One of the biggest opportunities now available is from famous, modern artist Jack Armstrong.  Mr. Armstrong is excited to announce the creation of the biggest NFT art offering – the $100 Million “Cosmic X 100” NFT.

In 2021, NFTs are taking the tech world by storm.  Utilizing “blockchain” technology, NFT assets are being sold in a virtual, online marketplace.  Items consist of art, music, sports cards, as well as other collectibles.  For example, Jack Dorsey is the CEO of Twitter and Square and sold his very first Tweet as an NFT, for over $2.9 million.

In a recent article by Fortune titled – Crypto millionaires’ love of NFTs is a boon for the aging art market — but galleries may miss out – we could be experiencing firsthand, a paradigm shift in the sale of art.  All driven by the stunning NFT craze.

Jack’s “Cosmic X 100” NFT includes a collection of 100 digital images, representing all 100 of his original “Cosmic X” acrylic paintings. (Note: the above image is not the actual NFT). There are less than 30 of his original paintings available for sale.  They range from $10-$113 million each.  Therefore, the “Cosmic X 100” NFT art package of all 100 digital paintings for $100 million, is truly a bargain!

Click to view the entire art collection:
Jack Armstrong Cosmic X modern art collection

Jack stated, “NFTs are a new digital paradigm for art and the world.  The art world has moved 20 years into the future, in a virtual night with NFTs.”

The Last Wizard - Jack Armstrong painting
“The Last Wizard” – Now Offered at $110 Million

The “Cosmic X 100” NFT is a unique, digital offering of 100 individual Armstrong “Cosmic X” images.  At only $1 million dollars each, this offering provides the buyer an opportunity to acquire all 100 “Cosmic X” Images in the world – Armstrong’s life work.

All 100 NFTs will be sold as a group for $100 million.  Therefore, they then can be auctioned, held privately, or sold privately at the discretion of the buyer – either individually or as a complete collection.  We strongly feel the upside value is tremendous!

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Cosmic X 100 NFT - Jack Armstrong modern art

What is an NFT?

NFTs, or non-fungible tokens are essentially digital deeds or certificates, attached to the blockchain.  When an NFT is created, a unique identifier, typically a string of numbers and letters records the creation date.  It’s then added to a blockchain’s historical record.

The certificates are secured with blockchain technology, similar to what underpins Bitcoin and other crypto.  It’s this information that makes each NFT unique, and as such, they cannot be directly replaced by another token.

NFTs are digital certificates that authenticate a claim of ownership to an asset, and allow it to be transferred or sold.

Investing in NFTs is booming.  According to TechCrunch, NFT art marketplace SuperRare closes $9 million Series A.  Several well known names are listed as investors in SuperRare.

A quote from Jack Armstrong, “Museums will become digital art spaces as real estate and other commodities will all utilize blockchain NFT metadata to thrive in this new paradigm where everyone can participate.”

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The Value of Scarcity

Jack has said, “Everything valuable is about rarity.”  This is so true.  But the current NFT craze may be changing that logic forever.

With 100 original Cosmic ‘X’ paintings available and 100 NFTs (1 of each painting in digital image), Armstrong currently ranks #1 as the rarest post modern art in the world.  As a result, Jack Armstrong is on track to break every existing, record price in art.

The recent Beeple (Mike Winkelmann) NFT art sale in March, achieved a record $69 million.  Even though the artist’s record price for a print is only $100.  The art is titled Everydays: The First 5000 Days.  Beeple collected approximately $55 million from the sale and Christie’s auction house received about $14 million.  This milestone makes NFTs a proven portal and the future of art sales.

NFTs now make individual art pieces unique. By synergizing NFTs with the proven rarity of Cosmic ‘X’ art, this creates a huge opportunity to collect the entire Cosmic ‘X’ art portfolio.  This seems to us, the ultimate financial hedge by utilizing the world’s rarest art, with completely secure ownership on the blockchain.

It’s amazing that Vincent Van Gogh produced almost 2,000 works of art in his life, including over 900 paintings.  The Dutch Post-Impressionist painter’s most famous piece – The Starry Night is an oil on canvas.  The Starry Night‘ painting by Van Gogh would sell for more than $1 billion dollars if placed on the market today.  It is Van Gogh’s magnum opus and the same will become reality for ‘Warhol Naked‘ – the seminal painting in “Cosmic X.”

On the other hand, artist Damien Hirst has produced many thousands of factory assisted paintings & art objects already on the market & has announced he will release 10 thousand more art NFT’S this year.

In conclusion, global art consensus dictates that only exclusivity and rarity drive the top of the market.  The highest prices will be achieved by the rarest works on the market such as the $450 million Salvator Mundi  painting by Leonardo Da Vinci.  The reason Da Vinci’s art is expensive is because less than 20 originals exist in the world.

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Jack Armstrong’s Early Years

Let’s step back for a moment and learn more about iconic artist, Jack Armstrong’s incredible, art career.

While living in New York City for 8 years, Jack personally knew and collaborated with iconic artists Andy WarholJean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.  In fact, Andy actually called Jack “The Last Wizard of Art.”

Armstrong refused a solo art exhibition by Leo Castelli, who was the most powerful dealer of modern art in the world.  Castelli also represented Warhol, Lichtenstein, Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns.  As a result, he held the largest roster of famous names in art in modern history.

By refusing a solo show that would have made him known in the upper echelons of the rarified world of NY art in the 1980’s, Armstrong knew that he would have to find something new & unique.  He realized that he needed to become as radical as Vincent Van Gogh’s work was in the 1880’s. History showed that Van Gogh was shunned by the art world a century before Armstrong’s “Cosmic X“.

An interesting fact is Jack’s first million dollar painting sale was to billionaire tobacco heiress, Doris Duke.  Neither Basquiat or Warhol ever sold a million dollar painting before they passed away, in 1987 & 1988 respectively.

Over the years, he has sold paintings to many famous celebrities and wealthy people.  His most expensive “Cosmic X” sales are to a Chinese billionaire and Alice Walton (Walmart heiress).

100 Original “Cosmic X” paintings were created over a 21 year period, after Armstrong repurchased his early works (painted in NYC from 1979-1994).  When they were back in his possession, he shockingly burned them all.  He told me that nothing would stop him from becoming the rarest painter in modern art history.  The reason is due to the limited number of works available for sale and in the originality of a new style of art, that would take him almost 3 decades to discover and create.

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The “Cosmic X” Era

In 1999, Jack Armstrong founded a new style of art and named it “Cosmic X.”  He believes cosmic Extensionalism is a direct universal transcendence, in art and in the artist.

Cosmic Extensionalism “X”
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Cosmic Extensionalism or Cosmic X is a new style of Art which was originally founded by Jack Armstrong in 1999.  Armstrong was inspired by an ethereal experience he had with the famous gemstone known as the Black Star Sapphire of Queensland. The stone is believed to have magical powers. At the time he destroyed all of his previous works.

Cosmic X is a genre of modern art styles as are the famous genres of “Cubism” by Picasso or “Pop Art” by Warhol. It was originally founded as an organic art movement and is singular by comparison.

Cosmic X requires the artist to become the art they are creating, by feeling no separation between the art itself. This requires a unique state of mind to be reached, connecting to a universal presence, which Armstrong believes exists in each being. It is this connection that creates the art, not the artist.”

Armstrong’s hair, fingerprints and DNA is present in all his paintings.

Cosmic X #1 - Jack Armstrong painting
“Cosmic X #1” – Now Offered at $113 Million

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Highlights of Jack Armstrong’s astonishing career:

* 2010:
– In Los Angeles, Armstrong introduces the world’s first million dollar motorcycle as an ART- Object. It sells for $3 million dollars in 2012. The custom painted, Harley-Davidson motorcycle is currently on the market and now priced at $35 million.

* 2014:
– Introduce the world’s most expensive art-bicycle in Dubai.
Media coverage included:  CNN Middle-East, Huffington Post and The National News.

* 2018 – 2020:
– A 2 year digital art ‘retrospective‘ of Jack’s artwork appears for 30 seconds, every 5 minutes – 24 hours a day.  This incredible display was seen by countless people on the giant 60 X 40 Ft. digital screen in Times Square, above the Ripley’s Museum in New York City.

– Armstrong introduces the world’s most expensive boots for $6 million and the announcement becomes world fashion news.
Media coverage included: Extravaganzi, H/M/S, Luxury Launches, Money Inc. and The Richest.

Jack received additional news coverage from Jetset Magazine (“The Last Wizard” painting) and The Life of Luxury (Cosmic X book).

Warhol Naked painting - Jack Armstrong
“Warhol Naked” – Now Offered at $110 Million

22 years later, Jack Armstrong’s “Cosmic X” collection has become the rarest, original modern art in the world.  Armstrong’s amazing Cosmic “X’ Triptych is currently priced at $250 million.

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Jack Armstrong Cosmic X Paradigm painting
“Cosmic X Paradigm” – Now Offered at $113 Million

The remaining 25 “Cosmic X” (original) paintings are currently available with the actual DNA of Armstrong, in each painting.  His artwork and paintings are amazing, plus prices keep skyrocketing.  These stunning works were formerly held by the artist in his own private museum and are the finest original “Cosmic X” paintings in the world.

We believe that “Cosmic X” will be the next billion dollar masterpieces in the art world.  Quality and rarity throughout art history have always produced the highest prices on the secondary market.  Since the DNA of the artist is in each of the 100 “Cosmic X” acrylic paintings, their will never be a dispute with an Armstrong original.  This was the case with the $450 million ‘disputed’ Da Vinci painting, that was auctioned by Christie’s.

Recently the name value alone of the 4 richest artists in the world have guaranteed that their inflated auction prices are justified.  According to The Guardian, the 4 richest (living) artists in the world, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, M. Cattelan & Takashi Murakami all employ minimum wage art-assistants, who make every piece of art that the famous artists later personally sign. Many experts believe  that the current value of these ‘artworks’ will greatly decrease in the future as thousands upon thousands of these ‘original’ works of ‘factory’ produced art will have saturated the markets & prices will deflate & collapse.

Jack Armstrong responds, “Art becomes salvation. There are no other rules.”

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King of Pop

Plus the Tony Lama cowboy boots are ($6 million). He also completed a custom painted, Cosmic X Love Glove  ($10 million) and Cosmic Mirage Hat ($7 million). Both pieces include gold flakes. They are a tribute to the “King of Pop” Michael Jackson, in support of his new documentary movie – premiering later this year.

In addition, a new film about Armstrong is being planned for production in 2023 and titled:

BURN THE MASTERPIECE – COSMIC ‘X’

Jack concludes, “With NFTs, every artist can disrupt the system, which is art itself.”

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https://www.thelifeofluxury.com/christmas-2021-cosmic-x-masterpiece-art-sale-6-paintings-600m/

If you would like to purchase the entire Cosmic ‘X’ 100 NFT offering – Click Here.  Serious inquiries only.




Collectible 1989 Batmobile X Kross Studio Desk Clock

Kross Studio and Warner Bros. Consumer Products team up to unveil an amazing collectible – 1989 Batmobile X Kross Studio Desk Clock. This highly collectible desk clock is very rare. As a result, it will be issued only in a 100-piece numbered edition.

Kross Studio is an independent design studio and manufacturer. Their mission is to turn ordinary objects into extraordinary, collectible art objects. Kross Studio is proud to reveal its official collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products. The first release from partnership is the stunning 1989 Batmobile X Kross Studio Desk Clock. This sleek desk clock pays tribute to the most iconic car in the realm of comics – The Batmobile.

The new 1989 Batmobile X Kross Studio Desk Clock is modeled from the iconic 1989 Batman movie, directed by Tim Burton. It is definitely a first-of-its-kind Batmobile clock. Together, the innovative and creative partners have designed this sophisticated and exquisitely crafted collectible clock. Therefore, the new product release is ideal for the most ardent Batman fans. Today, you now have a chance to own a piece of his superhero universe!

Enter the Bat Cave

Every detail of this remarkable Batmobile clock has been meticulously engineered, from the inside out. Interestingly, the greatest challenge Kross Studio had to face was to conceive, develop, and integrate a state-of-the-art, tailor-made clock movement. Their goal is to match the exact shape of the Batmobile. But after months of extensive research and development, the goal was met.

The requirement to create this masterpiece was immense. The Batmobile clock contains a total of 512 components (115 in the body alone and 397 within the movement). In comparison, on average, a traditional mechanical movement is typically composed of just 130 components.

Kross Studio only chose the finest materials in its desk clock design. For example, each component is carefully selected for their technical properties and refinement. You will notice streamlined bodywork in black aluminium composite. It is painstakingly shaped to faithfully reproduce the same curves and proportions of the 1989 Batmobile. Lastly, the surface is perfectly sealed with an aeronautical grade, scratch resistant coating. Therefore, it protects the entire matte surface of this collectible clock.

1989 Batmobile X Kross Studio Desk Clock by Kross Studio

Notice the hours and minutes are oriented horizontally, within the center of the Batmobile’s hood. Plus, the display is on twin cylinders. The vertical regulator can be seen through the turbine at the front of the car. In addition, Batman experts will appreciate reading the time on the top of the clock. Therefore, the time can be viewed through clever, bat-like cowl decals.

You see the strong evidence of expert craftsmanship in every detail of this Batmobile clock. First, the car’s spinning wheels take the viewer on a visual ride into the universe of Batman. There are only several minor deviations from the original Batmobile. Without exception, the goal is solely enhance the viewer’s experience. For example, the windows are treated with a slightly lighter tint. Hence, this enables a subtle glimpse of the movement through the car’s window.

Kross Studio

The company is a manufacturer and design studio based in Switzerland. The founders of Kross Studio are five passionate people. Hence, each has the strong ambition to turn ordinary objects into extraordinary ones. All of the exclusive art pieces created by Kross Studio, offers the highest level of know-how and craftsmanship.

Powerful Engine, Crafted In-House

Kross Studio equips the Batmobile with its own powerful engine. You will find a mechanical manual-winding movement crafted in-house. This impressive feat clearly showcases the expertise of the Kross Studio founders. Furthermore, there are three barrels added to achieve an exceptional power reserve of 30 days. Another nice feature is the Batman-shaped key. It has both a satin-finish and mirror-polish in steel. The design purpose is for the clock’s owner to wind the clock, plus set the time.

The Batmobile clock movement runs at a frequency of 21,600 beats per hour. In other words, at 3 Hz. As a result, the design grants the movement with even more precision, compared to common mechanical clock movement. Those operate at only 2.5 Hz.

The exclusive, 1989 Batmobile X Kross Studio Desk Clock is the ultimate combination of design, fine Swiss craftsmanship and high-end materials. The end result is it brings the desk clock to the next level.

As a reminder, this collectible Batmobile clock is produced in a limited edition of just 100 numbered pieces. It is available now for purchase, at price of $29,900.

The Life of Luxury can help you locate that perfect Christmas gift for that special someone in your life. From red carpet events, VIP experiences and luxury shopping … we offer it all.

We hope you enjoyed reading about the new 1989 Batmobile X Kross Studio Desk Clock from Kross Studio. Please, return again to follow our popular luxury blog, where followers hear about the latest news in the luxury industry.

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Jack Armstrong “Cosmic X” Triptych – The Next Big, Art World Investment

Art has long been desired for its beauty and the unique creation of each artist. But art appeals to each person in a different and personal way. Some art lovers only like the works of a single artist. While others don’t care who created it. As a result, it’s one of the facts that makes the wonderful world of art so special. In addition, the new Jack Armstrong “Cosmic X” Triptych is another huge milestone in the art industry.

We are very proud to cover modern artist Jack Armstrong in numerous, published articles. He is definitely the leader of the Cosmic Extensionalism art movement. Plus, Jack holds the world record for creating the world’s most expensive bicycle (Cosmic Bicycle), boots (Cosmic Cowboy Boots) and motorcycle (Cosmic Starship Harley).

Lucky for the art world, Jack Armstrong is not done yet. He still has plans to create the most expensive car ever – the Armstrong-Bugatti Cosmic X Art-Car. We previously reported that a world record had been set for the most expensive car. It was a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO car that sold in an auction for $70 Million. Once completed, the Armstrong-Bugatti Cosmic X Art-Car will be valued at $100 million!

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Jack Armstrong “Cosmic X” Triptych

Now you can purchase an amazing group of Jack’s impressive art collection. The Jack Armstrong “Cosmic X” Triptych contains three of his most impressive pieces and is priced at $250 million.

1) Warhol Naked   2) The Last Wizard   3) Cosmic Starship Harley

Jack personally knew and worked with Andy Warhol, who of course was the leading figure in the visual, Pop Art movement. In 2001, Armstrong painted “Warhol Naked.” This incredible piece of art is a touching tribute to his friend Andy. Jack has stated that one of the proudest moments in his life was being dubbed “The Last Wizard of Art” by Warhol himself. Hence, what an honor that must have been for Jack to be told that in person. Brilliant and bold, this acrylic on canvas painting measures 24″W x 36″H.

Warhol Naked painting - Jack Armstrong
“Warhol Naked” – Now Offered at $110 Million

But the largest and most complex painting Jack Armstrong ever painted is titled ““The Last Wizard”.” This colorful and visually brilliant, acrylic on canvas painting is 6 feet by 4 feet in size. Interestingly, it is his largest painting, but also showcases his complete mastery of the Cosmic X art form. The very one Armstrong personally founded.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmic_Extensionalism_%22X%22

Armstrong is quoted, “I feel the same way about “The Last Wizard” as Pollock must have felt about his painting “Blue Poles”, “Guernica” to Picasso, “Orange” by Rothko, and “Untitled” by Basquiat. In the future ‘The Last Wizard’ will break the records of his peers, but the power of all these larger than life works will remain as the signposts that signaled the future of art.”

The Last Wizard - Jack Armstrong painting
“The Last Wizard” – Now Offered at $110 Million

The “Cosmic Starship Harley” motorcycle originally sold in August, 2012. This incredible, pristine Harley Davidson V-Rod motorcycle was purchased new in 2009, by Jack Armstrong. It is definitely the very first, most iconic motorcycle ever painted by any artist. As a result, to see the Cosmic Starship Harley in person, is truly a VIP experience.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmic_Starship

Cosmic Starship Harley Davidson custom motorcycle - Jack Armstrong
Cosmic Starship – Custom Harley Davidson – (Photo R. Nichols) Price: $35 million

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Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, art is flourishing. The value of art around the world continues to skyrocket. It has clearly become a sector not just for art collectors, but also serious investors. In 2019, the global art market was valued at approximately 64.12 billion U.S. dollars. It was slightly down from previous year’s total of 67.38 billion U.S. dollars.

Art Basel - USB The Global Art Market in 2019

According to The Global Art Market in 2019 report, Art Basel and UBS, their study states that in 2019, the “Global art market reaches USD 64.1 billion.” The report states 2019 experienced a strong but slight decrease in sales over the prior year. 2019 was down $3.6 million. After surpassing the UK as the world’s second largest art market in 2018, China holds its spot at #2. The U.S. continues to be #1 with 44% of global sales by value. The top three countries continue to dominate the art industry. The U.S., China, and the UK represent an amazing 82% of total art sales by value.

Private art sales at Christie’s and Phillips dramatically increased in 2019, by 24% to $811 million and by 34% to $172 million, respectively. On the other hand, Sotheby’s saw its private sales hold steady at about $1 billion in private art sales.

Online sales accounted for 5% of dealers’ sales in 2019. 3% based on galleries’ own portals and websites. In addition, the other 2% represent sales from third-party platforms. Although still a small percent of total art sales, we expect the use of third party online platforms and direct sales by artists, to continue to grow. Consumers and investors like the fact they can purchase direct from their favorite artist, from anywhere in the world.

There is no denying that art sells and can sell for very big money! The price appreciation for many pieces of art can be quite jaw-dropping. How is art valued? That is a complex question with no easy answer. But one fact we do know. At the time of sale, art is worth what a willing seller will sell it for and a willing buyer will buy it for.

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Jack Armstrong personally knew Jean-Michel Basquiat, who was a Neo-Expressionist painter in the 1980’s. In May of 2017, one his paintings landed him in the record books. His “Untitled” painting set the record for most expensive painting ever sold at an auction by an American artist. The total auction price including fees totaled $110.5 million. Andy Warhol previously held that title when his “Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)” painting sold for $105 million in 2013.

Grégoire Billault is the head of the Contemporary Art Department at Sotheby’s New York and was quoted, “Tonight, Jean – Michel Basquiat entered the pantheon of artists whose works have commanded prices over $100 million, including Picasso, Giacometti, Bacon, and Warhol. This extraordinary canvas from 1982 has broken so many benchmarks … but those of us lucky enough to have been in it’s presence will only remember its awesome power. To think that it was created by a virtually – unknown 21- year old & was dismissed by critics, is humbling.”

Untitled - Jean-Michel Basquiat painting
1982 ‘Untitled’ By Basquiat – Sold for $110 Million

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In 1973, the National Gallery of Art in Australia purchased “Blue Poles” by American artist Jackson Pollock. The modern abstract painting was bought slightly over 1 Million dollars in Australian currency. Today, that painting is conservatively estimated between 300 million and possibly over 1 Billion dollars!

Blue Poles - Jackson Pollock painting
Photo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Poles

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Orange Red Yellow” is a painting by Mark Rothko. He had social revolutionary views and believed in an artist’s total freedom of expression. His painting sold in 2012 for an eye-popping $87 million. At the time, it set a new record for post-war/contemporary art.

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The world record at an auction is Leonardo Da Vinci’sSalvator Mundi” painting. It sold for an astonishing $450 Million in 2017. Read more here:
https://www.france24.com/en/20171116-leonardo-da-vinci-painting-salvator-mundi-sells-record-450m-auction-new-york

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/entertainment-arts-42006584/leonardo-da-vinci-artwork-sells-for-record-450m

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What is so appealing about the creative works of Cosmic artist Jack Armstrong, is the limited number of his paintings. There are only 100 “Cosmic X” paintings in existence and less than 30 are available for purchase. In addition, each acrylic on canvas painting is multi-layered, but also includes his personal touch. Interestingly, you can find Jack’s own hand prints, finger prints, plus DNA in each painting.

For those who look at art as an investment vehicle, consider this. In an article earlier this year – London Megamansion Sale Expected to Break U.K. Records at More Than £200 Million. It is now one of the world’s most expensive homes and the luxury property features 45 rooms. Think about it …. you can either own a $261 million (£200 million) mega mansion in London or invest in 3 pieces of the World’s Rarest Art, that can increase in value 10 times or more in the near future. It seems like an obvious choice!

We strongly feel that the creative collection of Cosmic Extensionalism art will definitely continue to rise in value. Therefore, whether you are a serious collector of art or an avid investor, Jack Armstrong’s creative works should definitely be on your radar. Will you be the owner of the Jack Armstrong “Cosmic X” Triptych?

In addition, The Life of Luxury can also offer personal, art purchasing service.  Let us find that single piece of an entire art collection for you. We also provide a variety of luxury concierge services including VIP access to red carpet award shows, fashion shows, movie premiers, sporting events, celebrity “meet and greets”. private parties and much more. It’s time you finally begin to live a Life of Luxury!

https://www.thelifeofluxury.com/christmas-2021-cosmic-x-masterpiece-art-sale-6-paintings-600m/

We hope you enjoyed our article on the rapidly growing art industry and famous Cosmic X modern artist – Jack Armstrong. Please return soon and follow our popular luxury blog.




“Cosmic Starship” Harley is the World’s Rarest Motorcycle. Price: $110 Million Dollars

The “Cosmic StarshipHarley Davidson Motorcycle is officially 10 years old today! This amazing motorcycle is currently priced at $110 million and available exclusively thru The Life of Luxury & You Arrived.

It had its own world premiere event at the Bartels Harley-Davidson dealership in Marina Del Rey, California and was filmed by the worldwide press on October 21, 2010.  As a result, October 21, 2020 is the 10th Anniversary of this iconic, piece of modern art.  The Cosmic Starship sold in 2012 for just over $3 million.
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Cosmic Starship Harley Davidson

Both The Life Of Luxury online magazine & You Arrived say, “It is an honor to have the most valuable & iconic motorcycle in history available for sale, exclusively. Mr. Armstrong is expected to become the most expensive artist in history because he created his own unique brand of painting called (Cosmic ‘X’). It is a form of Cosmic Extensionalism. The artform uses energy from the stars & the universe, which actually coexist with the artist to create the art.”

Cosmic Starship Harley Davidson custom motorcycle - Cosmic X artist Jack Armstrong

“All knowledge is interconnected in the universe,
in the same way all dimensions are interconnected.”

✴ by Jack Armstrong

Cosmic ‘X’ – Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmic_Extensionalism_%22X%22

Cosmic Starship Harley – Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmic_Starship

Cosmic Starship Harley Davidson custom motorcycle - Jack Armstrong
Cosmic Starship – Custom Harley Davidson – (Photo R. Nichols)
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Bartels’ Harley-Davidson

Bill Bartels said; “Harley Davidson has been in business since 1903, & yet just ten years ago the most famous motorcycle ever made (The Cosmic Harley) had it’s very own Red Carpet Gala Event right here at Bartels, that has rivaled almost all the movie premieres in CA, which is a most extraordinary feat.”

Continuing, Bartels states, “Armstrong’s motorcycle is now iconic worldwide & he was a visionary to have imagined that his creation would one day be more valuable than most art museum, masterpiece paintings.”
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Ferraro 250 GTO

What makes the Cosmic Starship Harley Davidson motorcycle so unique, is the seamless blend of art and transportation. Hence, the new owner will have a unique opportunity to own a “one-off masterpiece.” Consider in 2018, New World Record – 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO Sells In Auction for $70 Million. This incredible 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO sold privately. It is just one of literally thousands of classic Ferrari’s currently for sale in the world.

Of all the 250 GT Ferrari cars manufactured, there are currently only 39 available in the world. Therefore, we predict that the prices on the 250GT will climb to over $100 million. Also, this rapid price appreciation is a good barometer for what will happen with the Cosmic Harley.
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The Harley Davidson V-Rod ceased production in 2017. It was developed by Porsche Engineering & Erick Buell Racing. Due to the rarity of the Cosmic Harley-V-Rod, this one-off, iconic motorcycle will break all future records!

The Most Expensive Motorcycles In The World – 2019
(The Cosmic Starship Harley appears at the 5 minute mark)


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Mr. Armstrong told me, “Every 100 years, a master creator arrives & teaches the entire art world, that the accepted concepts of what is possible to achieve in modern art is in-correct.”

We firmly believe his quote actually describes him.  With only 100 Cosmic “X” Paintings in existence, Jack will eventually dominate all of the top spots in modern art history.  As a result, his amazing collection will become the rarest, most sought after art in the world.

“The ones who walk in light,
find endless love is a pathway,
to endless dimensions & portals
of Immortality.”

✴ by Jack Armstrong

Lastly, if you would like to be one of the lucky few to actually own the Cosmic Starship Harley or a painting by world famous artist Jack Armstrong, please contact us today. Asking Price: $110 million.

Additional Links about Jack Armstrong:

1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmic_Starship
2. https://www.hotcars.com/most-expensive-harley-davidson-motorcycles/
3. http://www.jetsetmag.com/lifestyle/art-collectibles/mystery-masterpiece-jack-armstrongs-the-last-wizard-offered-at-50m/
4. https://trillionairemag.com/jack-armstrongs-6-million-boots/
5. https://www.thelifeofluxury.com/jack-armstrong-completes-steve-mcqueen-le-mans-replacement-painting-110m/
6. https://www.youarrived.com/product/cosmic-starship-harley-custom-painted-harley-davidson-motorcycle-by-artist-jack-armstrong/

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Own the awe-inspiring Cosmic Starship Harley Davidson motorcycle by artist Jack Armstrong and you own the world. The world record that is! Please return again soon to follow the latest high-end art news.




New York Fashion Week is Still Happening!

New York Fashion Week

The Council of Fashion Designers of America has released it’s official schedule for New York Fashion Week (September 13 – 17, 2020). In most cases, designers will present digital activations which can be in a variety of formats. Enjoy a live-stream video, a lookbook or a hybrid of the two. This year will be unlike any others!

Jason Wu will open New York Fashion Week on Sunday, September 13 at 5pm. There will be a runway show on the rooftop of Spring Studios for 30 socially-distanced guests. Plus, Christian Siriano will stage an outdoor runway show in Connecticut, closing out New York Fashion Week.

Don’t miss out on joining this virtual NY fashion celebration on the new online platform Runway360 and/or the designers’ social channels.

Metropolitan Opera Opening Night Gala

Traditionally held at the end of September, the Metropolitan Opera Opening Night Gala is now scheduled for December 31, 2020 with a special gala performance.

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime virtual private recital of Opera’s most beloved arias by Puccini, Verdi, etc. sung just for you. A leading soprano or tenor from the Metropolitan Opera will perform a captivating concert just for you! In addition, besides this memorable live performance, enjoy a lively Q & A with our featured artist. Perfect for families, friends and your work team.

New York City Wine and Food Festival

New York City Wine and Food Festival is known for exceptional food and wine experiences taking place in the food capital of the world. This star-studded event showcases the talents of the world’s most renowned chefs. In addition, participants include wine and spirits producers, culinary personalities, lifestyle experts and America’s most beloved television chefs.

The Life of Luxury can offer you private virtual culinary experiences. Enjoy time with your favorite celebrity chefs, personalities, mixologists and wine sommeliers in their virtual kitchens!

Speakeasy Magick

Enjoy this unique virtual private magic experience with two stars from “Speakeasy Magick”. It’s an Off-Broadway magic show with a bit of circus and Gypsy caravan! This sold-out show is based in the McKittrick Hotel, home to another successful show Sleep No More. Enjoy spell-binding magic and illusions by the best magicians in NYC.

If you are interested in any of the above VIP experiences, contact us today. We have VIP access to over 50,000 events around the world.




Ultimate “Cosmic X” Art Synergy – Jack Armstrong & Jaime Carbo Collaboration

What happens when Jack Armstrong, the “Best Modern American Artist” collaborates with Jaime Carbo, the “Best Post Pop Artist in Mexico“?

Answer: The intense colors literally explode off the canvas!  The combination of American artist Jack Armstrong & Mexican artist Jaime Carbo is a Cosmic X Post Pop Art synergy that can only be found in 2 modern paintings in the world.

With Armstrong’s art prices beginning at $10 million today, the unique collaboration with Jaime Carbo allows one to own an Armstrong “Cosmic X” painting for an amazing price.  In addition, this will catapult Carbo’s own work into the million dollar plus level, per piece.

https://www.thelifeofluxury.com/christmas-2021-cosmic-x-masterpiece-art-sale-6-paintings-600m/

Jack Armstrong collaborated with his favorite modern painter in Mexico.  He states, “Carbo is a modern Mexican Cosmic Art Master. His work is unlike any other and will be in museums worldwide, in the near future.”

Armstrong personally owns 19 paintings by Jaime Carbo. He conceived, commissioned and painted on two of them.  Here is an overview of each painting:

Faros-Revolucion - Jaime Carbo Jack Armstrong.jpg

1. The FAROS (Cosmic “Revolution”) painting by Carbo/Armstrong.
About 7 years ago, this painting was commissioned from Carbo by Armstrong for only $20K.  Jack also painted the Cosmic X background on it.  Plus, he signed the back in gold spray paint with his own fingerprints in the paint.  It is the finest modern Mexican painting by any artist in the last 70 years, including Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, or Tamayo.

“Revolution” is a ‘Cosmic Mexican Masterpiece’ and signifies the revolutionary way the Mexican Culture is thriving in the 21st century. As a result, the country is becoming a powerhouse with some of the most ‘Revolutionary’ new art in the world.

It is Carbo’s largest and most extraordinary painting at 8 Ft X 4 Ft, acrylic on wood.  The painting is museum quality for any “Post Pop Art” with Jack’s “COSMIC X” additions.  It’s almost a surreal cosmic “POINTALISM” like George Seurat – https://masterpiecesociety.com/georges-seurat/

The Silver Shaman on the Cosmic X Universal Surfboard in the center of Revolution, signifies the intense Cosmic winds that arrive in Art & Life that create everything good in the world.

‘Faros’ is one of the oldest cigarettes in Mexico history.  It is synonymous with “Revolution & Fire In the Mind & the Soul.”  Therefore, Jack and Jaime Carbo used it to create a magical “natural” fiery revolution for “cosmic thinking” and cosmic Art.  The painting is simply spectacular and the colors are quite stunning.

Faros was smoked by Pancho Villa & Emiliano Zapata during the Mexican Revolution. Therefore, virtually confirming Faros as the symbolic ‘Fire of the Revolution.’
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pancho_Villa
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emiliano_Zapata

Jaime Carbo states, “The Revolution painting I think will one day be in one of Mexico City’s magnificent Modern Museo’s of Art, & if it somehow ends up opposite a Frida Kahlo, in the Museo Soumaya, founded by Carlos Slim, Mexico’s richest man, it would be in very good company.”
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Museo_Soumaya (photo above)

Jack believes it’s the only major painting in the world featuring Faros, as a symbol of the modern spark of Revolution.  Villa & Zapata are perfect metaphors for today’s demonstrations worldwide, as both were the major champions of the common people in Mexico.

No doubt, Carbo will become world re-known, when ‘Revolution’ is eventually exhibited in a museum. Now you can own it!

Price: $10 Million

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Cosmic Girl Love painting- by modern artists Jaime Carbo & Jack Armstrong.jpg

2. THE “COSMIC GIRL” painting by Carbo/Armstrong.
This painting was commissioned, co-painted and signed by Jack in gold paint on the back of the canvas.  The painting is 40 x 40 inches and acrylic on canvas.

According to Jack, it reminds him of a cosmic “LICHTENSTEIN” painting, along with the “COSMIC X POINTALISM” backgrounds created by Jack.

“Cosmic Girl” is spectacular and jumps quite literally off of the canvas.

Price: $10 Million

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Jaime Carbo is very famous in Mexico.  His many hand painted murals can be found all over Mexico.  In fact, Carbo has created artwork for the government in Athens, Greece.  Plus, he’s done statues in both China and Mexico.

Both of these stunning and creative paintings are deeply textured and colored.  In fact, either would make the perfect addition to anyone’s art collection.  As a result, the collaboration between Armstrong and Carbo on both paintings, make them extremely rare in the world of modern art.

You can read the interview with Jaime Carbo in “Art & Museum Magazine UK” – Autumn 2018 edition (pg 45-46).  Both this article and the one below with Jack Armstrong, was written by Derek Cully. He discovered Damien Hirst and gave him his first two exhibitions in London.
https://issuu.com/familyofficeelitemagazine/docs/am-autumn-18-single

Art & Museum Magazine

Jack states, “I commissioned both works 7 years ago for my private collection and collaborated with Carbo on both paintings.  I am proud to be associated with a modern master of motion, light, & cosmic energy.  He understands that everything I believe in my “Cosmic X” Philosophy, he also believes, & incorporates into his magical work, with color exploding off his canvases.”
http://www.thelifeofluxury.com/excitement-is-building-for-the-cosmic-x-book-by-jack-armstrong/

Jack continues, “In Mexican Art, he is at a level all his own, with no peers, in sight.  He can only be explained as this centuries Tamayo.”

Armstrong personally knew and collaborated with iconic artists Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat.  Jack has told me that one of the proudest moments in his life was when Andy Warhol named him The Last Wizard of art.  His artwork and paintings are amazing and prices keep skyrocketing.
http://www.thelifeofluxury.com/cosmic-x-experience-from-artist-jack-armstrong-comes-to-new-york-city/

“The Last Wizard” label has now become the title of the upcoming movie about Jack’s life.  It is scheduled to be released later this year.  In addition, Armstrong created just 100 “Cosmic X” paintings and only less than 30 remain for sale.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmic_Extensionalism_%22X%22

Here’s another example how art continues to appreciate in value.  Ken Griffin is the founder of Citadel, and recently purchased a contemporary painting by American artist Jean Michel Basquiat … for an eye-popping $100 million!
https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/country-burns-citadels-founder-spends-100-million-painting

You can read the interview with Jack Armstrong in “Art & Museum Magazine UK” – Summer 2017 edition (pg 34-37).
https://issuu.com/familyofficeelitemagazine/docs/art-museum-summer_17
Art & Museum Magazine

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Jack holds the world record for the most expensive motorcycle, cowboy boots and bicycle.  The Harley Davidson Cosmic Starship motorcycle is now available ($30 million), as well as the Cosmic Cowboy Boots ($6 million).  You can read additional articles on this site by searching for – “Jack Armstrong.”

Cosmic Starship Harley Davidson custom motorcycle - Jack Armstrong
“Cosmic Starship” – Custom Harley Davidson – (Photo R. Nichols) Price: $30 million

 

Cosmic Cowboy Boots - World's Most Expensive Boots - Jack Armstrong
“Cosmic Cowboy Boots” – Price: $6 million
Here’s an article from Money Inc. – https://moneyinc.com/most-expensive-cowboy-boots-in-the-world/

Also, he completed a custom painted glove ($10 million) and hat ($7 million) as a tribute to Michael Jackson, in support of his documentary movie premiering later this year.

Michael Jackson Cosmic X Love Glove and Golden Cosmic Mirage Hat - Jack Armstrong
Michael Jackson Golden’ Tribute’ Glove and Golden Cosmic Mirage Hat – Price: $10 million / $7 million

Any of these incredible art pieces would be ideal for any investor to own and have bragging rights by owning world record art! Below are additional published articles:
http://www.jetsetmag.com/lifestyle/art-collectibles/mystery-masterpiece-jack-armstrongs-the-last-wizard-offered-at-50m/
https://luxurylaunches.com/fashion/heres-a-peek-at-the-worlds-most-expensive-cowboy-boots-by-jack-armstrong.php

If interested in either of the Jack Armstrong and Jaime Carbo paintings or any of Jack’s other amazing pieces of art, please contact us today.

Photos: courtesy of Jack Armstrong