Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to Host Artist Ryan McGinness at Bottle Signing in Philadelphia

Aug 26, 2015, 13:05 ET from Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) announced that renowned artist Ryan McGinness will sign pre-purchased bottles of Hennessy V.S. Limited Edition cognac, which feature his take on the brand's iconic label, at the Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection Store, 2040 Market St., Philadelphia, on Thursday, Aug. 27, starting at 4:30 PM.

A native of Virginia, McGinness is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He works in multiple mediums, including drawings, paintings, sculptures, prints, books, products, and installations. Known for using the visual language of public signage and contemporary symbology, he is credited with elevating the status of the icon to fine art. His works have been exhibited in museums around the world, including MOMA NYC, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, MUSAC Spain, and the Misumi Collection, Japan.

The McGinness-designed label is the fifth in a series that has included world-renowned artists such as Futura and Shepard Fairey. McGinness' take on the iconic Hennessy V.S. label has distinctive features that illuminate under a black light.

WHAT: Artist Ryan McGinness signing pre-purchased bottles of Hennessy V.S. Limited Edition cognac
WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 27, starting at 4:30 PM
WHERE: Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection Store, 2040 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19103

MEDIA CONTACT: Stacy Kriedeman, 717.783.8864

 

SOURCE Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board



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