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Art imitates a surreal, transcendent moment in the life of every Chicago Cubs fan with the work of Opie Otterstand, which will be exhibited in Water Tower Place beginning next week. Cubs pitcher John Lackey got his own personal preview back on February 24th with a showing of It Happened from Otterstad himself. The painting, which depicts the Cubs’ World Series triumph, was unveiled to Lackey, and everyone else during a fundraiser at Vandergrift High School in Leander, Texas.
Recent coverage of Rick Allen’s show in Miami
Listen to the interview on NPR.
Autumn de Forest is a painter who has met with the Pope, starred in a campaign with Ellen Degeneres and partnered with Nordstrom to launch her shoe line, a collaboration with Converse.
Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen is one of the most iconic drummers in rock and roll history but he also has a passion for art. Allen’s latest art work will be on display at the Wentworth Gallery this weekend and he stopped by the 6 in the Mix set to Roxanne Vargas all about it.
Many people are familiar with the dreamlike paintings of Spanish surreal artist Salvador Dali.
His best-known work, “Persistence of Memory,” depicts melted clocks hanging limply off different objects.
Park City art lovers will have the chance to see and purchase another side of the late artist’s works when Madame Christine Argillet, daughter of Salvador Dali’s publisher Pierre Argillet, will appear at the Old Towne Gallery, 580 Main St., this weekend.
Boundless creative, technical master, and risk-taker are all apt ways to describe the marvelous and mustachioed Salvador Dalí (born, May 11, 1904; died, January 23, 1989), who remains one of the art world’s most celebrated and iconic figures. Through his unusual paintings, sculptures, and surreal explorations in film and interactive art, Dalí was responsible for ushering in a new generation of imaginative expression. One of his most celebrated images–the melting clocks depicted in his painting The Persistence of Memory–is etched into our collective consciousness. But the workings of Dalí’s mind and his eccentricities are impossibly out of reach for most.