Arnold Friberg will make a rare personal appearance for an art show and lecture. Monday, July 14, 2003, at 2:00 PM in Logan Utah. The event will center on the epic motion picture “The Ten Commandments” original paintings used in the making of that movie will be on display. Also there will be 2 showings of the film. July 14, at 7:00 PM and July 18, at 1:00 PM
Mr. Friberg will personally introduce these showings.
Mr. Friberg (now nearly 90 years old) spent 4 years creating 15 large paintings depicting scenes from the film, with in these paintings, he designing many of the costumes, sets, props, staging, lighting, special effects and more…in short “The Look” for this monumental Cecil B. DeMille motion picture, was created by Arnold Friberg. For this work, he was nominated for an Academy Award.
The film and lecture will be held in the historic Ellen Eccles Theater, one of the places the film originally showed, when it opened in 1956.
This is a very rare opportunity to view these paintings and meet this great American artist, who will talk about his life and share insight into how and why he has created his art. Mr. Friberg has also achieved world acclaim for other great works of art like; “The Prayer at Valley Forge” a painting that depicts George Washington in prayer next to his horse. Note: A print of this painting was recently presented to President Bush, by the artist. Many also know him for the paintings he created to illustrate the Book of Mormon. He is also a member of the R.S.A (Royal Society of Arts) And has spent time living in Buckingham Palace while painting official portraits of Royal family members. He has done many paintings of the Canadian Mounties. And is the only American who has been made an honorary member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The list of his accomplishments goes on and on, For more detailed information, visit www.fribergfineart.com
The lecture and art show at 2:00 PM, on July 14th is brought to you by “Paint Utah Art School & Gallery” in Logan Utah a business that brings some of the nations best artists to Utah for lectures and hands on art workshops. To learn more about Paint Utah visit: www.PaintUtah.com or call Michael Bingham at 435 750-5066
The movie showings are sponsored by “Utah Festival Opera”
www.ufoc.org or 1 800 262-0074
Tickets are available now by calling the EET BOX OFFICE at:
435 752-0026 The 2:00 PM lecture is reserve seating, prices are $8.50 $11.50 and $13.50 The movie tickets are general admission, price is $6.00