VARI ON VIEW:
ART OF THE WORLD GALLERY CELEBRATES ACCLAIMED ARTIST SOPHIA VARI IN QUARTERLY EXHIBITION AT LIVELY LAUNCH EVENT
Distinguished Houston art gallery hosts intimate fete to debut brand new exhibition from acclaimed Greek artist Sophia Vari
HOUSTON — On Thursday, October 12, Art of the World Gallery hosted an exclusive launch party of its new exhibition featuring the paintings and sculptures of acclaimed artist Sophia Vari, a world-renowned Greek artist. Her works have been exhibited all over the globe. Influential Houstonians, including art advocates and collectors, mingled at Art of the World Gallery as they milled about marveling at Vari’s works.
With hor d’oeuvres provided by Cafe Annie, guests celebrated Sophia Vari’s influential fragmented and abstract geometrical art and jewelry. When not surrounded by Vari’s famed works, guests could peruse the work of the gallery’s other artists, Fernando Botero, Carole Feuerman, Julio Larraz, Mr. Brainwash, and Gustavo Vélez, among others.
Distinguished notables spotted in the crowd of attendees included Diane Lokey Farb, Art of the World Gallery Directors Liliana Molina and Mauricio Vallejo, the daughter of Sophia Vari Ileana Bouboulis, Deshane Nelson, Marcelo Saenz of BeDESIGN, Giorgio and Maria Bassa, Azucena Canales, Felipe Castillo, Diane Angel, Rodolfo Guerra, Silvia Salle, and Johanna Donson.
After the lively launch, Art of the World Gallery took some of its most esteemed patrons to dine in Cafe Annie’s newest private room, Annie Hall, for a sit down three-course prix fixe dinner featuring marinated wood grilled octopus and beef carpaccio, gulf red snapper, filet mignon, and a host of desserts.
Art of the World Gallery is pleased to present The Art of Sophia Vari. The exhibition will be open to the public, running October 12 through January 6, 2018.
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ABOUT ART OF THE WORLD GALLERY
Art of the World Gallery is a 6500 square foot museum-like primary gallery featuring contemporary art and sculpture from artists worldwide. Curated by native Colombians Liliana Molina and Mauricio Vallejo, artists presented include Fernando Botero, Carole Feuerman, Sophia Vari, Park Eun Sun, and Mr. Brainwash, among others. With direct personal relationships with the artists it represents, Art of the World Gallery offers Houston and the United States a nuanced, personal approach to modern art. Art of the World Gallery is located at 2201 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas 77098. It is open to the public, Monday through Saturday, from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.