A Brush with Bennett: Legendary Artist Takes Center Stage

Behold the world of Tony Bennett – singer, painter, and cultural staple – with a pair of captivating exhibitions showcasing his artistic journey...

April 8, 2024

Julien’s Auctions is proud to announce a unique opportunity to experience the multifaceted talent of “Tony Bennett: A Life Well-Lived.” This coast-to-coast exhibition will bring Bennett's captivating artwork to life from the Embarcadero to Central Park.

West Coast Wonder: Fairmont, San Francisco (April 8th-10th)

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Bennett's paintings at the iconic Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. From April 8th to 10th, 10 am to 6 pm, explore an expertly curated selection of Bennett's works, each one a testament to his passion for music, color, form, and storytelling.

West Coast: Fairmont San Francisco, April 8th-10th, 10 am to 5 pm

East Coast Elegance: JAZZ at Lincoln Center, New York City (April 10th-16th)

The artistic celebration continues at the prestigious JAZZ at Lincoln Center in New York City. From April 10th to 16th, 6 pm to 11 pm, witness Bennett's artistic brilliance against the backdrop of this legendary music venue, as imagined by Broadway’s best set designer.

Designed with Distinction

Renowned artist and creative director David Korins – known for his transformative stage designs, brings his signature touch to Julien’s Bennett exhibition in NYC. Korins' vision promises an entrancing experience that transcends simple art displays, and creates a dialogue between Bennett's music and his visual artistry like never before.

An Unmissable Experience

This exhibition is an invitation to discover a new facet of Tony Bennett's remarkable career. Whether you're a longtime fan, an art aficionado, or simply appreciate timeless talent, this event offers an inimitable chance to engage with a true cultural treasure.

East Coast: JAZZ at Lincoln Center, New York City, April 10th-16th, 6 pm to 11 pm

Some San Francisco Preview Highlights:

A personalized white San Francisco Giants home jersey with "Bennett 4" on the back, "2010 World Series Champions SF" patch to the right sleeve, and "San Francisco Giants Baseball Club" patch to the left sleeve. An Authentic Collection Performance Apparel Majestic label is present. Size 40.

The Giants famously play "I Left My Heart In San Francisco" after every home win and in 2010 Bennett came to sing his signature song for Game 1 of the World Series when the Giants faced off against the Texas Rangers.

Tony Bennett (American, 1926-2023) ink on paper drawing of homes nestled into a steep hill titled and signed "San Francisco / Bennett," lower right.

9 x 12 inches

An in-house record award from Columbia Records presented to Tony Bennett commemorating sales of over $1,000,000 of the Columbia long playing record "I Left My Heart In San Francisco."

Overall: 22 x 16.5 inches

Mark your calendars and join us for this unforgettable artistic showcase!

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