July 16, 2008
ONLYLYON Event, New York
Anthony Quinn Foundation attends a gala to celebrate the inauguration of direct flights between New York’s JFK Airport and Lyon, France by Delta Air Lines and Air France at The Morgan Library & Museum in Manhattan. Guest speakers included INTERPOL’s Secretary General Ronald K. Noble, Lyon’s Mayor Gerard Collomb, and Guy Mathiolon, President of the Lyon Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Dinner was prepared by Lyon chefs Daniel Boulud, Mathieu Viannay, and Christophe Marguin.
June 20, 2008
Gala Opening at the Museum of Texas Tech University
An exclusive gala preview opens for the exhibition Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art at the Museum of Texas Tech University. The exhibition opens to the public on June 22, 2008.
June 14, 2008
Cocktail Reception at Carnegie Abbey Club
Club members and their guests enjoyed remarks by Katherine Quinn about her late husband’s passions for collecting and creating art and his residency in Rhode Island. A number of Anthony Quinn sculptures were exhibited at the Club.
June 14, 2008
Historic Preservation in Los Angeles
Morono Kiang Gallery launches a preservation effort to restore the widely respected historic downtown Los Angeles mural of Anthony Quinn entitled The Pope of Broadway, 1985 by Mexican/American artist Eloy Torrez.
May 1, 2008
ArtsEditor, an independent arts reporting organization, publishes the feature article Unquelled Persona: encountering the artwork of Anthony Quinn. The complete article by art critic A.C. Frabetti may be viewed here: www.artseditor.com/html/features/0408_quinn.shtml
April 24, 2008
National Arts Club, New York
Anthony Quinn Foundation attends the gala to honor the Calder Foundation, recipient of the Medal of Honor for Art, at The National Arts Club, New York, NY.
April 4, 2008
Worcester Academy Tour
Art students from Worcester Academy, a co-educational boarding school located in Worcester, Massachusetts, tours the private Anthony Quinn estate.
March 24, 2008
Exhibition Monumental Works Concludes in Rhode Island
Attendance of 175,000 visitors realized for the Anthony Quinn exhibition Monumental Works at Rhode Island Convention Center.
March 20, 2008
Restoration of a Classic
Vintage Auto Heritage Foundation in Houston, Texas embarks on a ground-up restoration of Anthony Quinn’s 1962 Maserati 3500 GT Touring Coupe (AM101.2102) in Modena, Italy.
February 27, 2008
InterContinental Hotel Boston
Anthony Quinn Foundation opens a public exhibition program at InterContinental Hotel Boston. Sponsored by Carnegie Abbey Club, Paolino Properties, Athena Group, and Boston Redevelopment Authority, the exhibition brings art into the public realm and celebrates the global community and human spirit through Anthony Quinn’s Monumental Works created in 1991 along with additional sculpture. The exhibition is a realization of a goal created by Anthony Quinn Foundation (AQF), to make artwork more prominent by making it part of the everyday experience (outside the walls of museums).
January 17, 2008
Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Creating & Collecting Art opens at the J. Wayne Stark Gallery, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
December 5, 2007
INTERPOL, Lyon, France
Anthony Quinn Foundation’s curator Benjamin Bergenholtz meets with INTERPOL’s Secretary General Ronald K. Noble in Lyon, France and explores the organization’s Art Theft Department. Discussed was UNESCO’s role and INTERPOL’s stolen works of art database including important efforts to recover stolen cultural identity from Iraq.
September 13-14, 2007
Wellington Society for the Arts selects Anthony Quinn Foundation's curator Benjamin Bergenholtz as guest speaker for Houston and Dallas
Benjamin Bergenholtz presented a lecture on Quinn’s legacy and his drive to create and collect. The lecture explored steps taken by Anthony Quinn Foundation to oversee the process of cataloguing, documenting, and interpreting Quinn’s extensive private collections. Also discussed was the organization of a National traveling exhibition, the creation of publications, and the process of establishing international scholarly exchange and institutional authority.
August 30, 2007
Celebracion de Ciudades Hermanas 2007 / Sister City Celebration 2007
A community cultural exchange between the sister cities of Midland, Texas, and Quinn’s birthplace
of Ciudad Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico begins. The three month celebration, focused around the exhibition Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art,
includes displays by Chihuahuan contemporary artists, Chihuahuan guitar demonstrations at Midland College, a Ballet Folklorico performance at the Yucca Theater, a Charreada demonstration at the Horseshoe Arena, and a Soccer Extravaganza at Grande Stadium with teams from both Texas and Chihuahua.
August 30, 2007
Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art
opens at Museum of the Southwest
. Guests include the Quinn family and dignitaries from Chihuahua, Mexico and Texas.
August 1, 2007
Nuestra Cultura: The Hispanic Magazine of Texas features an article on the museum exhibition Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art.
May 25, 2007
Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art opens in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
May 15, 2007
Anthony Quinn Foundation attends Oral Histories for Artists’ Legacies
Anthony Quinn Foundation attends Oral Histories for Artists’ Legacies, a panel discussion organized by Judd Foundation and moderated by Glen D. Lowry, Director of Museum of Modern Art, at The Celeste Bartos Theater, Museum of Modern Art, NY.
February 26, 2007
Red Carpet Gala at Museum of Arts & Sciences
Red Carpet Gala held at Museum of Arts & Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL, celebrating the opening of the exhibition Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Creating & Collecting Art.
Completion of the exhibition catalogue for Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art
Completion of partial exhibition catalogue for Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Creating & Collecting Art with essay from Donald Kuspit, survey and description of works lent, an artifact list, and acknowledgements of the dozens of foundations and curators that assisted Benjamin Bergenholtz, Curator, in the organization of the exhibition. Copies available for purchase through Bristol House Press and hosting institutions.
Exhiition Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art opens
Exhibition Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Creating & Collecting Art opening at Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, Kentucky.
Conservation effort reveals Anthony Quinn's technique
Conservation of a number of Anthony Quinn original works on canvas completed in preparation for the exhibition Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Creating & Collecting Art. Conservation revealed Anthony Quinn’s techniques through study of paint application.
Anthony Quinn Corn Flakes
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, Kelloggs Company saluted Anthony Quinn with his picture placed on the Corn Flakes cereal box. A biography and additional images of Anthony Quinn were placed on the back.
Haffenreffer Museum studies Quinn's collection of African Masks
Thierry Gentis, Associate Curator of The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology at Brown University studied African masks within the Anthony Quinn collection and wrote a brief article describing Anthony Quinn’s interest in so-called primitive art and inspiration drawn from which and his passion to create art.
September 7, 2006
Katherine Quinn presents Arts Award
Katherine Quinn with stepson Alex presented Antonio Banderas the award for Arts at the 2006 Hispanic Heritage Foundation Awards commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Awards on September 7 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Katherine Quinn also presented Banderas with a painting by Anthony Quinn who was a past Hispanic Heritage Award honoree. The ceremony aired as a television special on NBC Universal television stations September 30.
August 10, 2006
Katherine Quinn gives Keynote Address
Katherine Quinn was selected as keynote speaker for the Newport Wealth Management Symposium hosted by Neuberger Berman/ Lehman Brothers to discuss family wealth and legacy. Artworks by Anthony Quinn including selections from his Monumental Series were exhibited. Invited guests included family members, foundation officers, trustees, and investors from around the United States, the Middle East, and India.
Neo Magazine Feature Article
Greek-American identity Neo Magazine, featured the exclusive article “Anthony Quinn: A Lust for Art” in their April/May edition. The article focuses on Katherine Quinn with children Ryan and Antonia and their family art collection.
February 23, 2006
Installation of Anthony Quinn's Dancer at "the 903" in Providence, RI
An official party to celebrate the installation of Dancer at “the 903” in Providence, Rhode Island marked the realization of Anthony Quinn’s original intent for a sculpture first conceptualized in 1991 and based on sketches and maquettes completed from 1989-1990. From Anthony Quinn’s Monumental Series, the six-foot tall Dancer is 5,500 pounds of oxidized steel and represents the flow of a dancer in motion.
National Traveling Exhibition Launched: Anthony Quinn's Eye: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art
With the popularity of the exhibition Anthony Quinn’s Eye: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art
at the Newport Art Museum
, the Estate of Anthony Quinn launched a national traveling exhibition featuring over ninety works of art including paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and artifacts from the collection. Featured works include Renoir, Archipenko, Moore, and Quinn’s own art. This exhibition also features new research and documentation about the collection made possible through an international exchange of information with scholars. Scheduled to begin in 2007, the exhibition will visit six accredited museums. View the list of currently scheduled museums
Billy Zane and Elena Anaya perform scenes from the play based on Federico Fellini’s La Strada. The play was developed at the Actors Studio under the mentorship of Anthony Quinn and adapted by Gene Walsh. Director Aeysha Walsh discusses the process of turning the film into a play with the actors.
October 28, 2005
ARTV Awards, MGM Grand,
Las Vegas, NV
Lifetime Achievement Award
Anthony Quinn was honored posthumously with the Lifetime Achievement Award for 70 years of outstanding contribution to fine art at ARTV Awards, MGM Grand, Las Vegas. Katherine Quinn accepted the award.
October 5, 2005
Lecture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Katherine Quinn and Malcolm Grear spoke at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Library, the largest information center in southeastern Massachusetts, about the process of creating the book Anthony Quinn’s Eye: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art.
June 16, 2005
Benefit for the Friends of the Providence Public Library
Katherine Quinn hosted a benefit for Friends of the Providence Public Library which included a talk with Malcolm Grear about the process of creating the book Anthony Quinn’s Eye: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art. Also included was a tour of the Estate to view the art collection.
May 9, 2005
Book Signing and Gallery Talk at the
Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
The Newport Art Museum
, hosted a book signing and gallery talk with Katherine Quinn and Malcolm Grear to celebrate the exhibition Anthony Quinn’s Eye: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art
which showcased sixty items from the Estate’s art collection. The exhibition ran from April-June 2005.
February 5, 2005
Cocktails to celebrate the publication Anthony Quinn’s Eye: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art sponsored by George Makkos and James Kaloidis of Terrace on the Park, Queens, New York.
October 20, 2004
Elaine's, New York, NY
Cocktail Reception at Elaine's
Debut of Anthony Quinn’s Eye: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art with cocktails at Elaine’s in New York, NY. Guests included three of Anthony Quinn’s children, Katherine Quinn, Ivana Trump, Mets Owner Fred Wilpon, Sonny Grosso, Bill Boggs, and Yanou Collart.
September 12, 2004
Lecture at the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design
Katherine Quinn and Malcolm Grear presented an informal look at the Quinn collection and art-making interests of the late actor Anthony Quinn at the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design
(RISD Museum). The book Anthony Quinn’s Eye: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art
has been authored by Jay Parini, Donald Kuspit, and RISD professor Tom Roberts and designed by Malcolm Grear Designers.