The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Sunday, March 26, 2017

Acclaimed Pop Artist Romero Britto and American Hero Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Launch an Artistic Vision for Reaching Mars
NEW YORK, NY.- On November 11, 2010, Veteran's Day, Romero Britto and Buzz Aldrin will launch a new endeavor at POP International Galleries in Soho, New York at an invitation-only gallery opening. The National hero, astronaut, and visionary Buzz Aldrin, served as inspiration for Pop Artist Romero Britto to create a series of original art on canvas that reflects on the achievements of NASA, and the global future of space exploration. This group of artwork is intended to bring awareness to the importance of a sustained mission to reach for new frontiers while also bringing support for an organization close to both Britto and Aldrin's hearts, the USO.

The exhibition will include 18 new works of art on canvas and new limited editions. Both Romero Britto and Buzz Aldrin will be in attendance for photos and to sign purchased artwork. Coinciding with Veteran's Day, POP International is donating 10% of sales of the Britto Buzz originals and graphics on opening night to the USO, a private nonprofit organization that provides a tangible way for all of us to say thank you and has lifted the spirits of America's troops and their families for almost 70 years. "Romero Britto is the iconic Pop artist and one of the reasons why we opened POP International. His work has hung on our walls since we opened 13 years ago, and I can't think of a more momentous way to celebrate that," said Jeff Jaffe, Co-Owner, POP International Galleries. The artwork will remain on display for one month.

Romero Britto, who is known throughout the world for his bold artwork in both canvas and sculpture, has maintained that 'art is too important not to share.' His artistic passions which have led him to collaborate with corporations and organizations across the globe have resulted in monumental achievements of artistic expression. The announcement that the US was retiring its fleet of shuttles in 2011 motivated Britto to partner with Buzz Aldrin and lend his talent to this auspicious effort to keep space travel alive.

By creating this series of original works, Britto hopes to bridge the gap between fine art and science and gain support for continuing space exploration. "I do think it is important to know more about space, this way we can learn more about all the possibilities and opportunities we may have for the future on earth and in space. I'm happy to create this collection of paintings inspired in the journey of Buzz to the moon. Doing these series of paintings inspired in the experience of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin in space is very exciting to me. First and foremost I do admire his courage to go out there into the unknown, so far away. And the second is that I'm so fascinated about space and all its wonders!!!!!!!! Collaborating with Buzz Aldrin is so exciting, he is the man, here, alive on earth with the most amazing life experience, and he is my hero!"

Buzz and Britto were brought together by Rick Friedberg, President of Liberty Connections, Ltd. Liberty Connections creates special opportunities for innovative business partnerships worldwide.

Today's News

November 12, 2010

First Images of the Interior of Teotihuacan Tunnel Captured by Camera on Small Robot

Sotheby's to Offer the Rochefoucauld Grail: Witness of the Legend of King Arthur

London's Natural History Museum Urged to Stay Out of Isolated Latam Area

Spoils of Bernard Madoff's Lavish Life on Auction Block at a Manhattan Hotel this Saturday

International Shortlist for the Third Prix Pictet, World’s Leading Prize in Photography, Announced

Spectacular Tiffany, Frank Lloyd Wright Windows Lead Luxe Array of Fine Art at Morphy's

Chinese Emperor's Personal White Jade Dragon Seal Sells for £2.7 Million at Bonhams

Photographer Mick Rock's Images that Defined Rock n' Roll on View at Idea Generation Gallery

London Exhibition at Wellcome Collection Examines Centuries of Drug History

Masters of Photography Featured in Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand at Metropolitan Museum

Trunk Tells of the Leaving of Liverpool; New Acquisition a Reminder of Child Migrant Story

Nottingham Contemporary's First Year a Complete Success with Record Visitor Figures

Ancient Tablets Reveal Mathematical Achievements of Ancient Babylonian Culture

Exciting, Cutting-Edge Contemporary Video Installations at Philbrook Museum of Art

Hattie McDaniel's Personal Presentation Script from 'Gone with the Wind' on the Auction Block

Acclaimed Pop Artist Romero Britto and American Hero Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Launch an Artistic Vision for Reaching Mars

United Kingdom Government Art Reveals Ministers' Nostalgic Tastes

Ashwellthorpe Triptych to Go on Show at Norwich Cathedral

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- Priceless Van Goghs or just plain art? Works sent to museum for authentication

2.- Exhibition dedicated to the years shared between Pablo Picasso and Olga Khokhlova opens

3.- Man faces court for slashing Thomas Gainsborough painting at the National Gallery

4.- Art world horrified by President Donald Trump's push to end funding

5.- Jane Austen faked her own marriage twice

6.- Exhibition chronicles rise of the Ebony Fashion Fair, empowerment of African-Americans through fashion

7.- Art world horrified by President Donald Trump's push to end funding

8.- Discoveries by Israel Antiquities Authority shine light on life in time of Christ

9.- TEFAF's top masterpiece goes to the Rijksmuseum

10.- Exhibition devoted to the partnership between Michelangelo & Sebastiano opens

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

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
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful