The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Thursday, September 3, 2015

Galerie Schuster Berlin/Miami Raises Funds for Relief Efforts in Haiti
Didier William, "Skirt the Rim", Kohle, Latex, Beize auf Pappelspeerholz, 183x183 cm.
MIAMI, FL.- In support of Hatian artist Didier William, whose first solo exhibition is currently on view at Galerie Schuster Berlin/Miami, the gallery has raised more than $10,000 for Doctors Without Borders’ relief efforts in Haiti, gallery owner Helmut Schuster announced today. The gallery’s exhibition of Didier William’s New Paintings will run from March 20 through May 11 in Miami at 2085 NW 2nd Avenue.

“Didier William’s work is inspired by and intimately tied to Haiti. We wanted to help address the devastation in his homeland,” Schuster says. “Disasters like this one might be in the news for a week, but the problems—the lack of electricity, potable water, basic hygiene, shelter, access to medical care, fuel, telephones—continue. It was important to us to contribute, even in a small way, to help the Haitian people.”

Galerie Schuster donated one-third of the proceeds from the exhibition’s opening weekend to support relief efforts in Haiti. Wanting to do more than that, Schuster sent an email to Berlin galleries, affiliated artists, local and regional art centers, museum directors and collectors, asking them to donate art works for a silent auction, with all of the net proceeds to support the work of Doctors Without Borders’ work in Haiti. “Within ten days, we had sixty major pieces,” the gallery owner says. So, for the show’s opening weekend, Schuster and Miami’s Little Haiti Cultural Center organized a silent auction replete with Haitian food, music, and both the German and Haitian consulate generals in attendance; items that did not sell then will continue to be sold on the Internet.

The initiative, Schuster notes, is consistent with the humanistic, sometimes political, nature of Didier William’s work. The artist’s bold, colorful paintings reflect the influence of his Haitian homeland and evoke the joy, pathos, pain and humanity of the island nation and its people. “Didier William is for us one of the world’s most important emerging artists of the last few years,” Schuster says. “He is a superb draftsman, an extraordinary painter, and a brilliant colorist with a very clear message and vision. We are proud to welcome him to Galerie Schuster as one of its key artists, to present his work in Miami, and to bring it to our gallery in the Heidestrasse, in Berlin, later this year.”

Galerie Schuster | Didier William | Helmut Schuster |

Today's News

April 4, 2010

Museum of Monaco Launches Centenary Celebrations with Major Exhibition by Damien Hirst

SFMOMA Announces Interactive Rooftop Garden App for iPad

Olafur Eliasson and Ma Yansong at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art

Exhibition of the 2010 Governor General's Awards at the National Gallery of Canada

Berlin-Based Artist Anouk Kruithof Exhibits at Galerie Adler

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum is Officially the Best Family Friendly Museum in Britain

Artists Explore Taliban Destruction of 5th Century Afghan Buddhas

Art Lovers Can Click to Buy with the Middle East's First Affordable Online Art Gallery

New York "Street Photographer", Jim Steinhardt, Dies

New Work by Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller at Luhring Augustine

Non-Objectif Sud Spring Fundraiser on the Occasion of its 5th Anniversary

The Private Collection of Henry Darger at the American Folk Art Museum

101% Designed in Brussels at the Milan International Furniture Fair

Galerie Schuster Berlin/Miami Raises Funds for Relief Efforts in Haiti

International Artist Jaume Plensa to Lecture at Portland Art Museum

Last Chance to See From Earth to the Universe The Ultimate Photographic Trip at the Powerhouse Museum

Valencian Institute of Modern Art Opens Exhibition by Ximo Lizana

British Photographer Paul Graham Presents His Latest Project at Foam

NYC Mayor Names Board of Directors for Foundation

Lucy Lippard to Receive the 2010 Award for Curatorial Excellence

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- Largest outdoor museum show to attract thousands to downtown West Palm Beach

2.- Northwestern University finds unusual use of blue pigment in ancient mummy portraits

3.- The finest opal ever unearthed will be publicly displayed for the first time in Australia

4.- New scientific research dispels myths surrounding portrait by Sandro Botticelli

5.- Taiwan boy accidentally damages $1.5 million painting by Italian artist Paolo Porpora

6.- From Rolex to buttocks: Body and Freedom Festival comes to home of Swiss watch

7.- Ai Weiwei's 'Forever' to be installed outside the Gherkin as part of Sculpture in the City 2015

8.- Italian "Flowers" painting damaged in Taiwan could be a fake: Expert Sean Hu

9.- Archaeologists unearth ancient Greek palace with important archaic inscriptions near Sparta

10.- Islamic State militants blow up temple in Syria's Palmyra: Syria's antiquities chief

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez
Social Network Manager and Translator: Norma Cristina Pérez Ayala Cano
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site