Miles Davis, the legendary jazz musician whose oil paintings and etchings have won him a new legion of admirers, will be honored at Artexpo NY 1990, one of the world's largest contemporary art exhibitions.
Davis, who in February received the lifetime achievement Grammy award to add to his six previous Grammys and 26 nominations, has drawn critical acclaim for his artwork as well. His works, which will be exhibited by Triangle Galleries at Artexpo, have been shown around the world.The reception honoring him on March 29 is to benefit Learning Through Art-The Guggenheim Museum Children's Program, which administers workshops in New York City and New Jersey elementary schools to help children learn to read by stimulating their interest in art. It is affiliated with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, which provides exhibition space for works of children who participate in the program.
Artexpo NY 1990 will be March 29-April 2 at the Jacob K. Javits Center. Approximately 600 exhibitors will be showing more than 50,000 works of art.