Bass Museum of Art hosts opening reception for Vanishing Points exhibit 9/9/11

Friday, September 9
7 to 8 p.m, Members-only private viewing
8 to 10 p.m., Cocktail reception open to the public
Bass Museum of Art
2100 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

On Friday, September 9, 2011, the Bass Museum of Art, one of Miami Beach’s key cultural landmarks, will host an Opening Reception for its newest exhibition Vanishing Points: Paint and Paintings From The Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection. A members-only private viewing is scheduled from 7 to 8 p.m. A cocktail reception open to the public will take place from 8 to 10 p.m.

While enjoying hors d’oeuvres courtesy of EDEN South Beach, Boru Vodka and Tierras Tequila cocktails, wine by Betts & Scholl and beats by DJ Le Commandant, attendees will explore the institution’s new exhibit, Vanishing Points: Paint and Paintings From The Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection, featuring pieces from the collection of Miami art collectors, Debra and Dennis Scholl. Organized by Miami-based artist and writer Gean Moreno, Vanishing Points presents 43 works by 27 contemporary international artists and explores how they interpret and how we perceive painting today. The exhibition highlights three viewpoints: Sweeping Horizontality and Aerial Views, The Painterly without Paintings and Impossible Task.

VIP guests expected to attend include art collectors Debra and Dennis Scholl; Bass Museum of Art Board Members George Lindemann, Alan Randolph, Sarah Harrelson, Christina Getty-Maercks and Cricket Taplin; and local artists currently exhibiting at the museum such as Adler Guerrier, Hernan Bas, Jose Bedia, Jacin Giordano and Timothy Buwalda.

Admission to the Opening Reception is complimentary for members and Bass Pass holders; $10 for non-members. For more information, please visit www.bassmuseum.org, call 786.800.6302 or visit the museum at 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139.

Vanishing Points: Paint and Paintings From The Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection runs in the Gertrude Silverstone Muss Gallery through Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. Museum hours are Wednesday to Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Cost of admission is $8 for adults, $6 for students with identification and free for members and children under six.

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