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The Expressive Qualities of Art, Wine and Cheese
May 1 at 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
Join City Winery CEO Michael Dorf, Beverage Director Kelly Coggins, and acclaimed painter and former L’Espalier mâitre d’ hotel and fromager Louis Risoli, for an evening of exploring the expressive qualities of art, wine, and cheese. Henry Schwartz, a renowned Boston expressionist whose paintings are on permanent display in City Winery’s Schwartz Gallery, was a teacher at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts while Risoli was a student there. As guests enjoy exquisite pairings of wine and cheese, Dorf will discuss his Schwartz painting collection on display at City Winery, and Risoli and staff from Gallery NAGA, who represents the paintings of both Risoli and Schwartz, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, will discuss the paintings of Schwartz and Risoli and their relationship to each other. Risoli’s paintings will be available for viewing following the event.