HERB ALPERT ANNOUNCES THREE EXHIBITIONS for 2019

June 6, 2019 – October 6, 2019 

Art Macau – Wynn Macau & Wynn Palace, Sé, Macau, China

Wynn invites you to take an artistic journey through “Wynn – Garden of Earthly Delights,” a brand-new art exhibition running from June to October 2019 at Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace. This exhibition is held in support of “Art Macao,” a mega international arts and cultural event under the patronage of the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao SAR Government, organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau and the Macao Government Tourism Office and co-organized by the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau and the Higher Education Bureau. 

“Wynn – Garden of Earthly Delights” draws inspiration from the stunning titular Renaissance-era masterpiece by Hieronymus Bosch.

The exhibition features an extraordinary selection of modern and contemporary art by the world’s most celebrated artists: Refik Anadol, Jennifer Steinkamp, Edoardo Tresoldi and more. Presented for the first time in Macau, their works of art display their innovation, creativity, and rich cultural diversity, expressed in various media, including installations and digital art pieces. 

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June 20, 2019 – September 29, 2019

National Museum of Wildlife Art – Jackson Hole, WY:
Spirit Totems: Sculpture by Herb Alpert

Herb Alpert “Wildlife” (2017) 19’9″ x 4′ – Photo: Gerry Wersh

In addition to being a world-renowned musician, Herb Alpert has spent more than half his life as a respected abstract expressionist painter and sculptor. Always personal and expressive, Alpert’s sculptures draw interest with their freedom of form. His first totems were inspired by indigenous sculptural forms from the Pacific Northwest, but his Spirit Totems series, with their massive form, became more gestural. These large, improvisational totems include many animal and bird-like forms and reinterpret the traditional totem in an abstract fashion. Walking among these giants is awe-inspiring. Twelve will be displayed outdoors on the Museum’s Sculpture Trail, along with a soundscape featuring Herb Alpert’s music. 

Herb Alpert, artist, explaining the Sculpture Trail of his 12 Spirit Totems now on display in Jackson, WY, at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, June 19, 2019

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September 11, 2019 – June 7, 2020

Sunnylands – Rancho Mirage, CA:
Reach for the Sky: The Art of Herb Alpert and the Kwakiutl Hunt Family of Canada

Sunnylands exhibition unites the artwork of Herb Alpert and renowned wood carvers from Canada

An upcoming exhibition at Sunnylands, the former winter estate of Ambassadors Walter and Leonore Annenberg near Palm Springs, Calif., will showcase the painting and sculpture of musician Herb Alpert with the works of a renowned indigenous family of master wood carvers from Canada.

The exhibition features carvings from three generations of the Hunt family, the late patriarch Henry Hunt, his son Stanley (Stan) C. Hunt, and grandson Jason Henry Hunt.  Members of the Kwakiutl people of Vancouver Island, the Hunts are known throughout Canada for their wood carvings and creation of totem poles. Henry Hunt was commissioned to create a 30-foot-tall totem pole for the Sunnylands golf course in 1976.

Many years ago, while visiting Canada, Alpert was inspired by the soaring Northwest Coast totem poles he saw, and he began to migrate his own sculpture skyward.

Reach for the Sky: Tradition + Inspiration, the Sunnylands exhibition, recognizes the ethereal bridge connecting these four artists.

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Herb Alpert, with Lani Hall Alpert at Sunnylands, June 2019. Photo Credit: Sunnylands

Where: Sunnylands Center & Gardens
           37977 Bob Hope Drive
           Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
When:  Wednesday through Sunday, 8:30 am – 4 pm
           September 11, 2019 – June 7, 2020
Admission: Free

HERB ALPERT: A VISUAL MELODY OPENING RECEPTION – NEW YORK

Thursday, October 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Painting by Herb Alpert. Photographed by Gerry Wersh.

Although widely known as a gifted musician, vocalist, and producer whose awards include the National Medal of Arts, few are aware that Herb Alpert is also an accomplished artist. On view at Heather James Fine Art New York from October 11 through November 10, Herb Alpert: A Visual Melody will present over a dozen of his abstract paintings along with a few large- and small-scale bronze sculptures as part of Alpert’s first solo exhibit in NY. An opening reception will be held at the New York gallery, 42 East 75th Street, on October 11, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

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JAZZ PLAYER HERB ALPERT EXHIBITION OPENS AT THE GRANDEL

The mixed-media art show will feature sculptures, paintings, a concert, and even a souvenir for St. Louis.

ORIGINAL: https://www.stlmag.com/culture/jazz-player-herb-alpert-exhibition-opens-at-the-grandel/

BY SAMANTHA STEVENSON

AUGUST 17, 2018, 4:12 PM

Each morning, Herb Alpert wakes with three choices: He can sculpt, paint, or create music. In other words, the 83-year-old artist “oozes art,” as curator Chip Tom puts it.

This weekend, the multi-talented artist’s work will be showcased at The Grandel (3610 Grandel Square). “Herb Alpert: A Visual Melody” opens tonight at 6 p.m. and will be open to the public tomorrow from 11 a.m.–8 p.m. and Sunday from 6:30–7 p.m.

Herb Alpert is a jazz player, sculptor, and painter. –
PHOTOGRAPHY BY PHILIP SCHOLZ RITTERMAN
COURTESY OF THE GRANDEL
Alpert and his wife, Grammy Award-winning vocalist Lani Hall. – COURTESY OF PARINAZ FARZIN
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TIJUANA BRASS TRUMPETER HERB ALPERT BRINGS ART AS WELL AS MUSIC TO ST. LOUIS

By CAITLIN LALLY AUG 6, 2018

Original Post: https://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/tijuana-brass-trumpeter-herb-alpert-brings-art-well-music-st-louis#stream/0

Left, Herb Alpert and Lani Hall will perform at The Grandel Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018.
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“When [The Lonely Bull] was Top 10, I got a letter from a lady in Germany who said, ‘Dear Mr. Alpert. Thank you for sending me on this vicarious trip to Tijuana’ … and then I thought, ‘Wow, that music was so visual for her, it transported her … that’s the type of music I wanna make.’” Herb Alpert recalled on Monday’s St. Louis on the Air. “I wanna make music that takes you some place.”

That music has earned Alpert nine Grammy awards, 15 gold and 14 platinum records during his seven-decade career. But for over half of his life, he has also been an abstract impressionist painter and sculptor. He joined host Don Marsh via phone for a discussion about his art as well as his music in advance of his sold-out show at The Grandel next weekend. His weekend-long art exhibit is free and open to the public.

“Music and art resonates, not in the eyes, but in the soul,” Alpert said, reflecting on his own body of work. “When you hear something you like – when you see a piece of art that touches you, your body tells you what it likes. And I think that’s a very important ingredient – not to be too analytical about everything that happens in the art world, just feel it. It’s all about a feel.”

“Black Horizon,” (2017) is one of many Alpert originals made with acrylic and coffee on canvas. “Gratitude” is a bronze sculpture from his series of Black Spirit Totems.  Photo Credit: Gerry Wersh
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HERB ALPERT’S EXPANSIVE MIXED-MEDIA PAINTINGS AND BRONZE SCULPTURES TO TOUR HEATHER JAMES FINE ART GALLERIES

The exhibition, “Herb Alpert: A Visual Melody,” will be on view atHJFA, Jackson Hole from August 1 – September 30 & HJFA, New York from October 6 – November 10

Coming off the success of theHerb Alpert: A Visual Melody exhibition in Palm Desert, Heather James Fine Art is pleased to showcase the work at its Jackson Hole and New York locations. The exhibit consists of abstract mixed-media paintings and large and small-scale bronze sculptures by Herb Alpert, the acclaimed jazz trumpeter and prolific artist.

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TOOTING HIS OWN HORN

February 6, 2018
Reproduced from Palm Springs Life – California’s Prestige Magazine:

In ‘Herb Alpert: A Visual Melody,’ the renowned trumpeter shows a passion that straddles art and music.

GREG ARCHER. FEBRUARY 6, 2018. ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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Herb Alpert: A Visual Melody is on display through May 2018 at Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert.
PHOTOGRAPH BY GERRY WERSH 


History tells us that the trumpet is a call to action. Legendary player Herb Alpert is making beautiful music to draw attention to his other creative outlet: fine art.

Herb Alpert: A Visual Melody opens Feb. 17 at Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert. The show consists of Alpert’s artworks — from mixed-media abstractions to large and small bronze sculptures — which, like his music, leave an indelible imprint on the heart and mind.

This side of Alpert’s artistic palette might not have emerged in quite the way it did had he not picked up the trumpet when he was 8.

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SOARING TOTEMS: MUSICIAN HERB ALPERT’S ART ON DISPLAY AT FIELD MUSEUM

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Music fans are most aware of Herb Alpert for his engaging, Grammy-winning trumpet work, his co-founding of A & M Records and his charitable endeavors in the music business.

What many people may not be aware of, though, is that Alpert’s creative talents also lend themselves to the visual art world. Visitors to Chicago’s Field Museum will get a view of the musician’s other artistic capabilities.

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MUSICIAN HERB ALPERT’S ‘SPIRIT TOTEMS’ GREET FIELD MUSEUM VISITORS

By Miriam Di Nunzio

Musician Herb Alpert just delivered his love letter to the city of Chicago.

It arrived today in the form of eight massive bronze Spirit Totems, installed on the south steps of the Field Museum, where they will beckon one and all through September of 2016. (One additional totem resides inside the museum’s main hall.)

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HERB ALPERT AND RICHARD MAYHEW: HARMONIC RHYTHMS


ACA Galleries is pleased to announce its forthcoming exhibition, Herb Alpert and Richard Mayhew: HARMONIC RHYTHMS, on view February 19 through April 4, 2015. Primarily known for his music, Herb Alpert has gained a reputation as an accomplished visual artist. At 91, Richard Mayhew is acknowledged as one of America’s premier landscape painters and colorists. Both artists, informed intensely by music, use improvisation in their work.