The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa and Salon d’Art Unveil Impressionism to Pop Art Exhibit
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The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa in partnership with Salon d’Art is proud to unveil the Impressionism to Pop Art: 100 Years of Printmaking (1897-1997) exhibition in the lobby of the landmark Wine Country resort. The retrospective showcases etchings, lithographs and pochoirs (stencils) by Renoir, Picasso, Warhol and others. On view now for a limited time exclusive engagement - Artworks available for purchase.
These artists brought an extraordinary level of innovation and expertise to the art of printmaking, making every work in this exhibit a signification contribution to art history. Their works are now some of the most collected and coveted in history. The exhibition includes The Bather series by Renoir, the Flower series by Warhol and the famous Dove by Picasso. The years between 1897 and 1997 were the most dynamic periods in Western printmaking. For these 100 years new subjects, styles and techniques helped establish the modern impulse in prints.
Guests and aficionados are invited to enjoy a “guideless tours” of the artwork using Salon d’ Art’s revolutionary beacon technology. This state-of-the-art system uses any IOS mobile device; the viewer is able to connect instantly and seamlessly to information about the artworks on display. Each beacon will be able to push designated info regarding its related artwork piece directly to their mobile device, this will allow the holder of the Device to move from artwork/beacon to artwork/beacon (in the form of a “guideless tour”) and automatically receive the designated info relating to each artwork piece. No scanning, typing or awkward punching in of codes is necessary. Simply walk with your iPhone or iPad through the exhibit in any order you desire and the beacons will find you!
Founded in 2002, Salon D' Art has the distinction of combining intimate yet elegant exhibition programs with extensive educational and informative collecting advice. Dedicated to art on paper, their mission is to 'create a venue for the conversation about art, where passion promotes learning, sharing and collecting’.