Kempinski Hotels has announced that its properties in central Europe joined forces to showcase a series of exhibitions to celebrate the launch of Kempinski Art Weeks. Running until September 2013, many of Kempinskis’ properties in the region will present a selection of local artists and their artwork encompassing paintings, sculptures and photography to highlight the theme of this series of events: “Remarkable European Flair”.
The participating Kempinski hotels will each feature an exhibition in a dedicated gallery space in venues such as the Kempinski Gallery in the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest. Other exhibitions will be displayed in locations including the lobby, or hotel bar. The majority of participating hotels will also offer a Kempinski Art Lovers Package, including accommodation, breakfast, admission to the art gallery and/or a guided tour by the artist.
Kempinski Hotel Adriatic showcases Slavica Marin from March to May. Her work revolves around a specific theme involving a close connection to nature. Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko Bulgaria will present from May to July Vasil Dokev-Vado, an artist iInspired by ancient ideograms. Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest exhibits from March to May the Hungarian artist MSL in its Kempinski Gallery.
Kempinski Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Munich presents from March to May the images of Alexander Zietzschmann, whose work has been described as elegant and serene and is celebrated in the field of culinary art. From April to September, Kempinski Hotel Hybernska Prague will offer an insight into the works of Jaromir Gargulak, a master of bronze statues. Kempinski Hotel Zografski Sofia presents from March to May the artwork of three local artists: Pancho Malezanov, Angel Pachamanov and Rumyana Rusinova. Meanwhile, from March to May, Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square Vilnius showcases the works of Audrius Grazys, noted for his “artistic expression, intense emotion and inventive artistic techniques, making frequent use of instant, single strokes of the brush”.
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 75 five-star hotels in 31 countries.