Las Vegas, NV, July 03, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- In honor of its 40th anniversary, America’s premiere gallery of fine art, Martin Lawrence Galleries, will debut a rarified art collection that includes signifcant historical works by Basquiat, Calder, Chagall, Dalí, Erté, Francis, Haring, Lichtenstein, Magritte, Miró, Picasso, Renoir, Warhol and others as well as the latest works by contemporary masters Bertho, Deyber, Fressinier, Hallam, Hofmann, Kondakova, Kostabi, Lalonde, Mas, Muniz and Nicholls.
The collection will be unveiled to select international collectors at an exclusive event, July 17-19, at the Galleries’ flagship Las Vegas Gallery at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. At 26,000 square feet, it is one of the largest fine art galleries in the world and home to rare works of art such as complete suites of Marilyn and Mao by Andy Warhol and the world’s largest Dalí painting - March of Time.
Acclaimed contemporary artists Robert Deyber, Franҫois Fressinier, Kerry Hallam, Douglas Hofmann, Liudmila Kondakova, René Lalonde, Felix Mas and others are among the weekend’s guests - each one debuting new original work as part of the 40th Anniversary Collection.
The works are on view to ticketed members of the public only on Saturday, July 18, from 7-11 PM at the 4th annual Art Of The Party– an elegant evening celebrating 40 years of art and icons. Highlights of this anticipated event (produced by Mikey Koffman – producer of LA Fashion Week) include experiential performances, art inspired fashion, live music and DJ, open bar and gourmet food, and presentations and complimentary gifts from luxury sponsors including: Mont Blanc (who will debut a new line of Warhol-inspired pens), award-winning ‘Line 39’ wines provided by O’Neil Wines, resort-ware by Vilebrequin, premium cocktails from Devotion Vodka and Jimi Hendrix 'Purple Haze' Liqueur, shoe giveaways from Badgley Mischka, and on-site professional hair and makeup styling by Sephora and Diva Salon.
Art Of The Party
Saturday, July 18, 7-11 PM
Martin Lawrence Galleries
The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
$25 tickets martinlawrence.com/artoftheparty
Additionally, Martin Lawrence is partnering with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and will donate 100% of the $25 ticket price, plus additional donations, to help defeat childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. Martin Lawrence is committed to using art for good and St. Jude joins a long list of benefiting organizations, among them the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Keep a Child Alive, Challenged Athletes Foundation, The Dallas Cowboys Women’s Association, JLE Foundation, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Greenwich Hospital, and the UMC Medical Trauma and Burn Center.
The remarkable art and festivities are merited: 40 years is no small feat in the ever-changing art business. Since opening, Martin Lawrence has transformed the burgeoning art scene, making world-class art accessible and at exceptional value. Whereas works by Warhol, Picasso, Chagall, Rembrandt and Erté were once only on display for a very few to enjoy, they are now exhibited daily at Martin Lawrence’s 10 U.S. Galleries - distinctive exhibition spaces designed for all art lovers to enjoy and purchase. In addition to the Masters, Martin Lawrence Galleries also offers exclusive limited edition works by renowned contemporary artists, making art affordable for all levels of collectors.
About Martin Lawrence Galleries
Founded in 1975, Martin Lawrence Galleries connects collectors with the finest works by Modern and Contemporary masters and best emerging artists, in addition to loaning over 250 artworks to more than 32 esteemed museums and institutions internationally. Visit Martin Lawrence Galleries in New York City, Boston, Chicago-area, New Orleans, Dallas, Costa Mesa, La Jolla, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Maui, and online at martinlawrence.com