A collection of paintings from Paco Pomet will be on display at The Baker Museum from November 25 to March 30.
Paco Pomet. La Tierra Prometida, 2010. Oil on canvas. 47.24 inches x 47.24 inches. Private Collection.
The cultural powerhouse of Artis—Naples and The Baker Museum is throwing a pre-Thanksgiving party when the monthly event Art After Hours keeps The Baker Museum doors open late the last Wednesday of the month.
On November 25, The Baker Museum will stay open late, letting guests explore the museum at their own pace, while a local band will give the evening a musical flourish, and the museum’s docents will be on hand to offer insight into the art on display. Seven exhibitions and one installation are currently on display, including “Paco Pomet,” a collection of paintings by Paco Pomet, a contemporary artist from Spain whose work incorporate iconic gestures and historical photographs to create original, quirky works, which opens that day.
- Admission to Art After Hours is free. The Baker Museum will stay open late, 6-9 p.m. For more information, visit artisnaples.org.
Read on for more about the current exhibition “Yves Saint Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the ‘70s.”
Yves Saint Laurent, evening dress, off-white silk satin, 1978 (The Museum at FIT, gift of Marina Schiano)
Halston floor-length dress, sequined polyester, 1974 (The Museum at FIT, gift of Celanese)
The groundbreaking designs of two fashion legends who defined the sexy-glam 1970s dazzle in an exhibition debuting this month at The Baker Museum. “Yves Saint Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the ’70s,” is an exhibit comprised of holdings from The Museum at FIT, New York. The show examines the designers’ cultural contributions as it presents a unique look at this decade of monumental change in American culture. The exhibit runs November 7 to March 6, 2016. (artisnaples.org) —Kat Smith