"Laurance's work has the emotion of a Picasso and the eloquence of a Monet" —Gene Seidman, former creative director of Museum of Modern Art
Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 12, 2011
Paul Fisher Gallery is pleased to announce “Into Space,” a futuristic look at American artist, Laurance Rassin’s new collection. The exhibit will be held on Wednesday, January 19th at The Paul Fisher Gallery, located at The Flamingo Building, 433 Flamingo Drive, West Palm Beach 33401 – just south of the Norton Museum in West Palm Beach at the Flamingo Building.
The opening reception with the artist, Laurance Rassin will be held from 6 pm – 10 pm on January 19th, sponsored by Barron Group at UBS Financial Services in Palm Beach and Virgin Galactic accredited space agents, Moshe Gabbay and Suzanne Perritt of Valerie Wilson Travel. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Autism Speaks, North America's largest autism science and advocacy organization.
The two-day fundraising effort led by the artist Rassin will continue on Friday, January 21st. The reception, showcasing Rassin’s futuristic art, music and fashions will be held at Lamborghini of Palm Beach, located at 2345 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33409.
The reception, hosted by the Barron Group at UBS Financial will be held from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks.
The collection “Into Space,” spans a decade of Rassin’s color filled large scale impasto oil paintings, bronze sculpture and textiles reflecting the artist’s love of the modern era, space travel and romance.
“Rassin is the artist of the moment, achieving things other artists barely dream of... his art, music and fashions, raise the bar for what's possible,” said Moshe Gabbay, Accredited Space agent for Virgin Galactic and collector of Rassin’s work. “Rassin is currently working towards becoming the first American artist to create artwork in zero gravity on the Virgin Galactic spaceship.”
A video featuring the artist's upcoming space flight instruction and personal space story will be showcased during the art event. For teaser link visit http://www.thenewblueriders.com/TV.html
About Laurance Rassin
Laurance Rassin with his works creates a sumptuous and color filled world, enveloping his audience in signature large scale impasto oil paintings, bronze sculptures, ceramics, tapestries, and textiles in a way that is uniquely Rassin. Weaving an over-arching narrative with over 500 original works of art, Laurance fuses humor to his whimsical characters and interior scenes allowing his fictional almost cinematic stories to unfold. With Rassin's work now featured regularly at Bonhams & Butterfields, 20th Century in Manhattan, he has shown not only auction house appeal, but also terrific pop appeal.
Artist's Bio & Video here: http://www.thenewblueriders.com/laurance/
About Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, grandparents of a child with autism. Since then, Autism Speaks has grown into the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families
About Paul Fisher Gallery
The Paul Fisher Gallery was established in 1990. Fisher, best known for his close association with Dale Chihuly also shows works by established and emerging artists and modern masters including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Keith Haring. Gallery is open by appointment Monday – Saturday, 10 – 6. Contact Paul Fisher at 561 832-5255 or info @paulfishergallery.com
For additional information, please contact Gallery Director, Paul Fisher at 561-832-5255
Paul Fisher Gallery
The Flamingo Building
433 Flamingo Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401