Artist Liu Bolin’s Disappearing Act at Maison Ruinart

A photo series of meticulous camouflage within the champagne house's property in Reims

Throughout his startling and political career, Chinese artist Liu Bolin‘s multi-step “Invisible Man” work has bound together location, precise calculation, and layer upon layer of paint—all for the sake of one masterful image. The process itself is an act of art but nothing compares to the completed project: ornate scenes where the artist himself disappears into the background. Each work questions the idea of visibility. …

Domaine Pommery’s “Gigantesque!” Exhibition

Fabrice Bousteau plays with the spatial proportions in the champagne house's historic facility

There will be no grapes present on the vines from now until spring, but that’s no reason to forego a trip to Reims, France—the heart of the historic Champagne-Ardenne region. Champagne Pommery, on the grounds of their stunning facility, have debuted Experience Pommery #13: the next installment of their annual, on-site contemporary art exhibition. Organized by Paul-Francois and Nathalie Vranken (owners of the Pommery brand) …

GH Mumm Champagne: A Legacy of Victory

A look at Formula One's podium bubbly, from France's first Grand Prix track to the vineyard

Just 80 miles from the tourist hordes of Paris lies the quaint yet unassumingly productive city of Reims. In the heart of the Champagne region, the city serves as the unofficial capital of the surrounding vineyards and the revered beverages they produce. Below the city lies a maze of caves (some dating back to the Gallo-Roman period) where millions of bottles are carefully attended by …