Getting Famous in China
Edmund Ian Grant winner of the Biennale of Chianciano 2015 and who world renowned London based art critic and art historian Edward Lucie-Smith has called a "powerfully original visual artist " continues to grow his world wide reputation as his images are displayed in mainland China. His whimsical painting
Kickin' Out the Bouillabaise
the 2014 vintage Amuse Bouche wine art label along with Leroy Neiman's 2013 art label
the Sun Drenched Table
( small image ) are the center piece of an article in
l'art de vivre
section of the 04-02-17 Beijing magazine
AirTime is a weekly
featuring luxury products, food and art. It's sold and displayed at bookstores, VIP lounges of most airports, high-end clubs and resorts.
The article explains how a fine art label adds significant value and meaning to the wine. Its history is traced to the first art labels of Mouton Rothschild created by important artists including Picasso, Chagall, Dali and Miro. The feature reports that every year, Amuse Bouche , created by legendary winemaker Heidi Barrett is also a leader in this long-lived tradition of pairing the finest of wines with the finest of works of modern day painters. Quoting, "the winery asked world renowned
artist Edmund Ian Grant to create their 2014 label Kickin'Out the Bouillabaisse which exuberantly reflects Grant's distinctive style, vivid imagination, compelling storytelling and innovative use of color. Grant has exhibited worldwide. He's the winner of the Leonardo Award, the top honor for painting at the International Biennale of Chianciano 2015 held in Tuscany............ "
Exciting News on the Art Fair Front
Edmund has displayed his art at
European Art fairs: Art Monaco at the Girmaldi Forum, Monte Carlo; at the Grand Palais of Paris, in the Salon des Artistes Independants during Art en Capital
USA International Art fairs: Concept Art Fair- Miami during Art Basel week, Art Aspen , the Silicon Valley Contemporary and in January 2017 for a third year in a row, at the LA Art Show where his work received tremendous attention.
Currently, his connection to the international art fair may have reached Asia as the organizing committee of ART EXPO BEIJING has extended an invitation to Grant to the September 2017 fair as an independent solo exhibitor. We will keep you informed on the progress regarding this show
THE FRENCH CONNECTION THE19th Century LITHO
As you may know, the Amuse Bouche brand produces a limited edition Lithograph from the artwork on its label and this 2014 vintage was no exception . These beautiful Lithos of Grant's painting produced on 19th century presses at an atelier in Paris are printed on the highest quality, acid free rag paper employing 20 colors , built up one color at a time . This 19th century process creates an image with its own unique character while still maintaining the original artist's intention. Essentially they are their own unique works of art and are distributed to those who are lucky enough to be able to acquire an allotment of the 2014 vintage. However, we do have a very limited number of artist proofs that are available
these are truly a collector's Item