RIVIERA 31 at the Sofitel Los Angeles is hosting “Revealed”, a 30-plus compelling, once in a lifetime photography exhibition featuring images from Picasso, Chagall, Koons, Miró. The collection has been curated by Olivier Widmaier Picasso, grandson of Pablo Picasso, from the collection of French weekly magazine Paris Match. The exhibit will be open to the public Friday, April 24th through June 30th.
The exhibit has also inspired “Collection d’Art,” (Art Collection) a special menu selection created by Executive Chef Victor Boroda served at Riviera 31 paired alongside craft cocktails. Chef Boroda drew inspiration from the works of the most famous painters in the 20th Century, whose intimacy and daily life are revealed throughout the exhibit. The menus include signature dishes and cocktails whimsically aligned with three of the exhibit’s featured art movements: Cubism, Fauvism, and Surrealism. The three (3) specialty menus and cocktails that will be available at different times during the duration of the exhibit. The first menu “Cubism” will be available starting April 15th through May 10th with select items such as: Beef Tartare, Clam Chowder, and a Trio of Oyster Shooters with a spicy tequila cocktail named “Guernica Margarita”. The following menu “Surrealism” will be available starting May 11th through June 7th with Chicken Liver Macaroons, Veloute of Garlic and Beet Napolean paired with a sparkling wine cocktail aptly named “Son of Man.” The third instalment of the menu “Fauvism” will be available from June 8th through June 30th with bites such as: Bruschetta, Tuna Carpaccio, and a Spring Garden Salad paired with a rum and fresh raspberry cocktail named after the famous Dutch painter “Kees.”