Argentina Polo A Magnet for Global Luxury Brands

Patrick Archer argentina polo, arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, lifestyle, vanityba

Today is the Super Bowl Sunday of Argentina polo. This afternoon, eight of the world’s greatest polo players including Adolfo Cambiaso and Facundo Pieres will battle for the final jewel in the Triple Crown, the 117th Argentina Polo Open Championship. Cambiaso’s La Dolfina Peugeot team is making their tenth final appearance in eleven years, while Pieres’ Ellerstina Etiqueta Negra side …

Buenos Aires, Lain American Art Fuels Art Basel Miami Beach

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, creative class, culture, vanityba

From December 2-5 Art Basel, the most important art event in the United States and one of the most important art shows in the world, returns to Miami Beach. The sister event to Switzerland’s Art Basel, which has reigned as the world’s most prestigious art fair for over 40 years, Art Basel Miami Beach has opened the door to an …

Why Buenos Aires is “The Paris, NYC, Barcelona & Rome of South America”

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, creative class, culture, lifestyle, tourism

Buenos Aires receives her fair share of virgin travel writers who arrive, fall in love, and share their adventure with the readers back home in Shaker Heights or Des Moines. The same could be said of Adrian Brijbassi of the Toronto Star, but his Travel Ode to BA put this travel writer on a different plateau with a level of …

Buenos Aires, Latin American Art takes over NYC at Pinta

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, creative class, culture, lifestyle, vanityba

From November 11- 14, Latin American art takes over Manhattan during PINTA, the annual art fair exhibiting the best of Latin American art. The event, which coincides with Christie’s and Sotheby’s Latin American art auctions and important exhibitions in NYC museums, is one of the most prestigious events in the Latin art world. Fifty of the world’s top galleries dealing …

VanityBA: Is Buenos Aires The World’s Most Exciting City?

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, creative class, culture, lifestyle, vanityba, visionaries

In his article “Buenos Aires, Metropolis of the Zeitgeist” for German website Spiegel Online, Georg Diez discusses the contradictions and illusions of Buenos Aires, one of the world’s most exciting cities: “a place where nothing is quite as it seems and the past constantly intermingles with the future.” Diez speaks with some of the city’s most creative minds and learns …