Pioneering humanitarians and tomorrow's global leaders were honored at an elegant reception hosted by The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation in conjunction with Orphans International Worldwide at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations on Thursday February 26, 2015. Scroll down for photos from the event!
On Monday, March 2nd, pop art icon Peter Max showcased a series of 27 portraits of Frank Sinatra throughout his esteemed 50-year career. The exhibition was attended by Nancy Sinatra, and her daughter Amanda Erlinger and kicked-off the yearlong celebrations being held around the world for Frank Sinatra's Centennial. Scroll down for photos from the event!
Tony Award winning playwright Terrence McNally (Love! Valor! Compassion!, Master Class, Kiss of the Spider Woman) is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective celebrating artists who inspire the New York Stage. His photos and questionnaire, published Tuesday, March 3rd, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website. Scroll down for McNally's portraits!
The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA) in Peekskill, New York served up a gorgeous valentine with the launch of a year of exhibitions and education exploring the artistic representation of love beginning with LOVE: The First of the 7 Virtues which appropriately opened on Valentine's Day to an enthusiastic response from the community and the scores of attendees from New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut. And even more appropriately, its antithesis Seven Deadly Sins: Lust will open on April 19, 2015. Developed as an FWMA (Fairfield Westchester Museum Alliance) collaboration, each museum will explore a different sin and, in some instances, its parallel virtue.
Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Fosse) is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective celebrating artists who inspire the New York Stage. His questionnaire, published today, February 19th, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website. Scroll down to check out his portraits!
In January Funding Arts Broward members joined three well-known artists for a celebratory New Year's luncheon. In the dramatic exhibition event space at NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, the photographs of three groundbreaking painters, Francis Picabia, Julian Schnabel & J.F. Willumsen, connected in the Museum's latest visual art show Cafe Dolly, silently hosted the room full of FAB! members. Throughout the lunch, a number of speakers highlighted the phenomenal success of a Funding Arts Broward and Knight Foundation three-year partnership -the FAB!/Knight New WorkAwards. Scroll down for photos!
The Marin Show: Art of the Americas, which showcases antique American Indian, Pre-Columbian, Spanish Colonial and Contemporary American Indian Art Show takes place SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21st - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the exhibition!
It was a rainy Wednesday night but the people within J.D. Williams Library seemed oblivious to it in their warm cheer. The long-awaited Mamie and Ellis Nassour Arts & Entertainment Collection exhibit was unveiled with its donor, Ellis Nassour, alum of University of Mississippi 1964. Souvenirs of Nassour's life, accomplishments and past friendships are exhibited for the university students and the world to see: rare movie posters, letters between authors and actors and memorabilia of Ole Miss in bygone days. Scroll down for photos!
Geoffrey Bradfield, Barbara and Donald Tober, Gillian and Sylvester Miniter, Eleanora and Michael Kennedy and Ambassador John Loeb and Sharon Handler Loeb co-hosted a special VIP Preview of acclaimed celebrity and society photographer Annie Watt's Impromptu Portraits at the prestigious Galerie Dumonteil on Park Avenueand 57th Street on Tuesday to benefit the American Heart Association. The incisive images of celebrities, political figures, designers and society's elite filled the walls of the elegant gallery. The images were presented in a variety of sizes and formats, classic 8 x 10, Oversize and snappy Polaroids and many were scooped up by the attendees.
Agent Lori Zimmer is proud to present Destination Unknown, a series of six anodized aluminum subway windows for SCOPE Art Show's Special Projects. Each piece is custom milled and anodized to create a brooding film noir portrait of various subway riders, capturing the isolated feel within a dense metropolis. Located at the back of the Scope art fair. Be sure to grab one of our Metro Card inspired takeaways.
The Helen Venero Artist Lecture Series presented Ryan Trecartin in Miami on November 19 to a packed auditorium at Florida International University's Frost Art Museum, followed by a reception with the artist. Scroll down for photos from the event!
Louis K. Meisel Gallery (141 Prince St.), and Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery (37 W 57th St. #6), are pleased to announce lightpaintings, the New York City solo exhibition debut of artist Stephen Knapp who infuses his works with vibrant colors and creates art that interacts with and is transformed by light. On view and open to the public at Louis K. Meisel Gallery from November 18, 2014 to January 31, 2015, Knapp will display these unique light-based installations where he harnesses white light and directs it through an intricate network of shaped & polished glass to create complex, eye-catching abstractions. Beginning on 12/11, the works will also be on view at Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the art!
The architectural concept for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art explores the relationship between nature and the urban environment. Inspired by the work of Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe, the design integrates the natural beauty of the park and Lake Michigan with the powerful man-made architecture of Chicago. The design furthers the Museum's mission to be a place of education, culture, and inspiration. Check out the preliminary drawings below!
Academy and Tony Award winner Ellen Burstyn, who was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame earlier this year, is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective celebrating artists who inspire the New York stage. Her full entry, posted today, October 30th, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website and below!
Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays, star of the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective of artists inspiring the New York stage. His photos and interview, posted today, October 23rd, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website (www.thecreativefacesproject.com) and below!
Obie Award winner Tracee Chimo, who can currently be seen in Second Stage Theatre's production of Lips Together, Teeth Apart by Terrence McNally, is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective of artists inspiring the New York Stage. Ms. Chimo is also set to play multiple roles in Wendy Wasserstein's The Heidi Chronicles in its upcoming Broadway run. Ms. Chimo's photos and interview, posted Thursday, October 16th, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website: www.thecreativefacesproject.com .