Regent Seven Seas Cruises recently unveiled details regarding its new $5 million art collection, which will find a permanent home aboard Seven Seas Splendor, launching next month. The collection was curated over two years and contains 300 pieces.
“Artwork featured on Seven Seas Splendor is one of the most discerningly curated collections of museum-quality 20th and 21st century art on the seas,” said Frank Del Rio, president and CEO, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. “We created a contemporary fine art collection that transforms each space with thoughtfulness, color and inspired creativity to perfect the ambience of luxury. This is truly a cohesive collection our guests will appreciate, with each piece impeccably displayed in public areas and in guest suites throughout this magnificent ship.”
The collection features work from Pablo Picasso, Eduardo Arranz-Bravo, Juan Roberto Diago, Roberto Matta and more.
The ship also features impressive chandeliers, more than 200 scattered through public spaces and another 119 inside suites, all works of art. Two of the most notable chandeliers are the Atrium Grand Chandelier, featuring five rings of 358 Bohemian, crystal, hand-blown glass rods, and the Grand Chandelier in the Compass Rose Restaurant, which is 6,170 pounds and made of 870 illuminated glass panels.
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