"Our annual Masterpiece Event was wonderfully successful. It brought together artists, City staff, community officials and art supporters from Miami- Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties," said Julia Andrews, the Museum's Executive Director. "Everyone had a great time and we were able to raise an incredible amount of money to support educational art programming in Broward County."
In attendance was featured artist, Ira Bruce Reines, protégé of the incomparable Erté. He welcomed guests to the Museum's newest exhibit "A Reflection of Erté," and unveiled a piece that he donated with Masterpiece Publishing to the Museum's permanent collection.
This new exhibit now on display through November 20, 2016 features a selection of Erté sculptures, working drawings, tools and a large selection of works by contemporary master sculptor, Ira Bruce Reines. The exhibition explores the artistic heritage of art deco master Erté. At just 23 years of age, Reines was selected to work alongside the legendary Erté; the exhibit also explains the relationship between Erté and Reines and the process for creating bronze sculpture.
The annual Masterpiece Event could not have been possible without the support from Publix Super Markets Charities, Masterpiece Publishing, Broward County Cultural Division, Big Rooster's Southern Table, Coral Springs Festival of the Arts, and the City of Coral Springs.
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About Coral Springs Museum of Art
The Coral Springs Museum of Art serves Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade Counties, Florida, by offering an art immersion experience focused on celebrating present day, nationally recognized and Florida artists who create traditional, modern and postmodern art. Since it's opening in early 1997, the Museum has hosted nearly a million visitors and students. The Coral Springs Museum of Art has exhibited the work of more than 200 artists in its galleries, including well-known artists Alexandra Nichita, Romero Britto, Wolf Kahn, Duane Hansen, Clyde Butcher, Jose Bedia, Royo, Yuroz, Dale Chihuly and Toulouse-Lautrec. Featuring a permanent collection and an extensive sculpture garden, the Coral Springs Museum of Art is open to the public and offers numerous classes, programs, summer camps, events and exhibits for children and adults. For more information, visit www.coralspringsmuseum.org.
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