Paintings spanning the 1960s to the present by Mel Ramos open at Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery

NEW YORK, NY.- In celebration of the success of Mel Ramos’ 75th birthday retrospective, the Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery presents selections returning from the recent six-venue European tour. Paintings spanning the 1960s to the present are featured, including highlights from each major series in the artist’s career: the Female Super-Heroines, the Commercial Pin-up images, Beauty & the Beast, Salute to Old Masters, I Still Get a Thrill when I See Bill, the Drawing Lessons and the Galatea series. An artist’s reception will be held on March 10th at which time Ramos will unveil his new lightbox prints produced by Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna. Paintings and prints alike will feature the beautiful and vivacious Pop-stylized females for which Ramos is renowned. Drawing upon the pin-up magazines of the fifties and sixties, Ramos contradicts classical notions of