The Al Hirschfeld Basis launches a brand new partnership with Metropolis Vineyard (25 eleventh Ave, NYC) on September 18 with a particular dwell occasion and exhibition, each titled “Hirschfeld’s Music.”
September 18 at 7:30PM, David Leopold, Inventive Director of The Al Hirschfeld Basis, launches the celebration of “Hirschfeld’s Music” with a dwell, world premiere multimedia presentation. Leopold will take attendees on a digital tour by way of many years of musical historical past as seen by the artist. Learn the way Hirschfeld helped Duke Ellington cope with racism on his first nationwide excursions, or when he received Satchmo’s trumpet. See what occurs when he hangs out with Aerosmith within the recording studio and who he meets at a Benny Goodman rehearsal in 1932. For this primary time, Hirschfeld’s 9 many years is on show in a presentation that includes hardly ever seen pictures as nicely and outdated favorites. Whether or not that music was onstage on the Apollo, on a Broadway stage, a recording studio, or an after-hour jam session, Hirschfeld caught the essence of the gamers and the scene in a line as supple and rhythmic as anyone he heard. Hirschfeld’s drawings and prints give viewers, then and now, an actual sense of the efficiency and persona of the music and the musicians. To buy tickets for the September 18 presentation, go to www.citywinery.com/newyork.
The dwell occasion marks the beginning of a brand new, free exhibit on show at Metropolis Vineyard Gallery, New York. Hirschfeld’s 9 many years of music artwork can be on show, depicting a few of the most iconic musicians of the twentieth Century. From Louis Armstrong to Neil Younger; from Gershwin to the Grateful Lifeless; and from Quincy Jones to the Rolling Stones, Hirschfeld caught the essence of the artists and the scene in a line as supple and rhythmic as anyone he heard.
The entire of paintings on show contains.
Mick Jagger (1999), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Etching
Broadway Trio: Zero Mostel, Liza Minnelli, And Carol Channing (1976), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Etching
Louis Satchmo Armstrong (1996), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
The Grateful Lifeless (1995), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
Duke Ellington (1992), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
Carnegie Corridor: a hundredth Anniversary (1991), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
Aerosmith (2001), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
Dizzy Gillespie (1996), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
Neil Younger (2000), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
Benny Goodman (1996), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
Bob Dylan (1997), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
Billy Joel & George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin (1996), Billy Joel Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Gicleé
Bruce Springsteen (1995), Springsteen Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Gicleé
Reba Mcentire In Annie Get Your Gun (2001), Reba McEntire Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Gicleé
Linda Ronstadt In Cansiones De Mi Padre (1988), Linda Ronstadt Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Gicleé
Diana Ross (1995), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
Rodgers and Hammerstein surrounded by their best reveals (1993), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
Elvis (1968), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Etching
John Lennon (1997) , Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Etching
Paul Mccartney (2001), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
George Harrison (2001), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
Ringo Starr (1968), Hand-signed Restricted-Version Etching
American Fashionable Track: Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Lena Horne, Judy Garland, Nat King Cole, and Fred Astaire (1983), Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
Strong Sender from Harlem As Seen By Hirschfeld (1941), Plate signed restricted version lithograph
Jam Session from Harlem As Seen By Hirschfeld (1941), Plate signed restricted version lithograph
Lindy Hop from Harlem As Seen By Hirschfeld (1941), Plate signed restricted version lithograph
Scufflin’ In from Harlem As Seen By Hirschfeld (1941), Plate signed restricted version lithograph
Celine Dion (1998). Hand-Signed, Restricted-Version Lithograph
Paintings on show within the exhibition will obtainable for buy from www.CityWinery.com/NewYork/On-line/article/al-hirschfeld-art. Proceeds assist the Hirschfeld Arts Curriculum program.
The Metropolis Vineyard Gallery is a part of the brand new Metropolis Vineyard flagship location at Pier 57 in Hudson River Park. The exhibition area is devoted to paintings created by or impressed by musicians demonstrating their prolific extra skills. Earlier reveals have included Aimee Mann, Joseph Arthur, Will Livingston and most lately a photograph exhibit by Graham Nash.
The celebration of “Hirschfeld’s Music” extends with the debut of 12 collectable wine bottles labeled with Hirschfeld portraits of legendary musicians, and obtainable completely from at Metropolis Vineyard beginning in September. Artists featured embrace Mick Jagger, The Grateful Lifeless, Aerosmith, Neil Younger, Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Diana Ross, John Lennon, Prince, Crosby Stills & Nash, and Alicia Keys.
“We’re delighted to be working with Metropolis Vineyard to share Al Hirschfeld’s love of music, says David Leopold, Inventive Director of the Al Hirschfeld Basis. “Hirschfeld was a severe sizzling jazz fan in his youth, and he by no means misplaced his ardour for music all through his complete life. One among his first jobs was as a music plugger on the evening boat to Albany. He drew so many album covers through the years that some used file retailers merely have Hirschfeld cowl sections. You don’t get many individuals who can say that they assist Django Reinhardt get his first recording date and in addition discover themselves within the studio with Aerosmith. Hirschfeld’s sturdy connection to music has by no means been explored…till now.”