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Riverview Hotel, Art Installation, Elsie Lee, TW Fine Art, illuminating facade
The River View from Riverview


Brisbane Riverview Hotel on the corner of Kingsford Smith Drive and Hunt Street, Hamilton has collaborated with TW Fine Art and recruited Californian artist Elsie Lee to help bring Brisbane into the cultural limelight in a way never seen before!

The state of the art project will transform the exterior of the hotel for two nights, into a beacon of light, illuminating the facade with a moving artwork sure to delight and mesmerise. The instillation delivers bright, oscillating, stylized shapes dancing across the surfaces, emerging and disappearing in explosions of colour and form. The event runs for two nights on Friday 5 December and Saturday 6 December.

Riverview Hotel, Art Installation, Elsie Lee, TW Fine Art, illuminating facade
Melody of Coexistence I by Elise Lee


You will also want to take a look at the Riverview's interior style which has a unique and eclectic mix of sculptures, prints and furnishings curated by Suzanne Geiss of Soho New York. The collection features work by the likes of Jessica Craig-Martin and Riley Payne and presents a multi-faceted grouping of pop-post inspired artworks that reference imagery from contemporary culture.

In addition to the attractions of its façade and interior, the Hotel offers unmatched views from the banks of the Brisbane River and can be reached easily from many of the cities most popular areas such as James Street, New Farm Park and Eat Street Markets.

Riverview Hotel, Art Installation, Elsie Lee, TW Fine Art, illuminating facade
Melody of Coexistence II by Elise Lee


The Brisbane Riverview Hotel has several pieces by Elise Lee which are viewable until 20 December 2014 and available for purchase from TW Fine Art.

To celebrate this exciting event, the Riverview has created a bespoke Suite Art package dedicated to lovers of fine art. The package includes overnight accommodation in a River Executive or River Spa suite, two course dinner for two in Plates Restaurant, full buffet breakfast for two served in Plates Restaurant or the intimacy of your room, a hosted Gallery experience at TW Fine Art, Libertine Perfume Indulgence Master Class and later than usual check out of 2.00pm. The total package is valued at $950 but the package is at a special rate of $349 per couple, per suite - a saving over $600.

Package valid from now until 22 February 2015, (River Executive Room, River Spa Suite, allocated subject to availability; terms and conditions apply).

Riverview Hotel, Art Installation, Elsie Lee, TW Fine Art, illuminating facade
Loo with a View


TW Fine Art is an online gallery of limited edition prints by some of the world's finest contemporary artists which aims to break down the traditional gallery experience by facilitating access to great modern art without the hefty price tag. Visit the gallery at Shop 4, Centro 2 – 31 James Street, Fortitude Valley.
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Why? This is an opportunity to see something totally different.
When: During the evenings of 5 and 6 December, 2014
Phone: 1300 785 453
Where: Corner Kingsford-Smith Drive and Hunt Street, Hamilton
Cost: Free
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