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Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz hosts Stephen Mifsud’s  Metal Art Exhibition

Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz hosts Stephen Mifsud’s Metal Art Exhibition

Gozo, Malta, 24 February 2017 – Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz is glad to announce the collaboration with the local artist Stephen Mifsud. The hotel hosts a thrilling exhibition in its lobby area with Mr Mifsud’s latest creations.

The unique exhibition showcases the true art of metal in its various exciting and surprising forms. Using recycled parts as the main material, the artist brings new life to the discarded parts of metal in a fascinating way. One of the masterpieces, the “WARHORSE”, is an awe-inspiring and over 2-m-tall colourful metal sculpture. It took four months for the artist to build it from used bus, bicycle and car parts. One interesting detail is a piece of metal indicating its origins, coming from an old Rolls-Royce.

In line with Kempinski’s corporate social responsibility actions supporting local art and culture, this exhibition sheds light on today’s modern Gozitan art. Guests and visitors are warmly invited to explore the new life of metal.

Artist profile

Stephen Mifsud is a Canadian-born artist who has gained a reputation through his various unique pieces of art ever since moving back to Gozo. His creations have been present in several local exhibitions showcasing his talent, through works from airbrushed acrylic canvas to ironmongery combining function and beauty.

About Kempinski:

Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 75 five-star hotels and residences in 30 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.

 

Issued by:

Massimo Bonafaccia • Executive Assistant Manager i/c of Sales & Marketing • Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz •  Triq ir-Rokon, San Lawrenz • Gozo, Malta

Tel +356 22 11 5210   massimo.bonafaccia@kempinski.com

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