Impress your friends with an original Picasso (or the next best thing)
For only four days, Art League of Hilton Head will host a much-loved and anticipated alternate artistic reality—one in which Monet’s famous water lilies host amphibian residents, a Van Gogh countryside features a very modern putting green, and Whistler’s Mother enjoys a cocktail.
Fabulous Fakes is a four-day exhibit that takes inspiration from the old masters. Some artworks are replicas of famous paintings with an often humorous or whimsical twist; others are inspired by the techniques of the masters but have an entirely different subject matter, medium, or color palette.
“This exhibit is a chance to have some fun,” says Kristen McIntosh, General Manager. “Artists don’t always have to take their work so seriously, although it is a challenge to duplicate the works of some of the masters. The skill required to create some of these replicas is
All artworks are for sale via a silent auction that can be viewed both in-person and online. A reception to announce the silent auction winners will take place on the last day of the exhibit.
Fabulous Fakes will be held June 28-July 1, 10am-4pm, at Art League Gallery. The silent auction will end at 6pm on July 1. A reception will be held Friday, July 1, 5-7pm, where the auction winners will be announced. The show and reception are free and open to the public.
Art League Gallery is located mid-island inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, 843-681-5060.