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Brisbane welcomes The Fantauzzo to Howard Smith Wharves

It's all happening at the long awaited Howard Smith Wharves precinct with the opening of Felons Brewing Co, Mr Percival's overwater bar and now the announcement that the new Art Series hotel namesake will be Vincent Fantauzzo!

We've long admired Melbourne based artist Fantauzzo's work, known for his portraits of notable people including Heath Ledger, Matt Moran, Brandon Walters, Julia Gillard and his wife Asher Keddie, he has won the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, the Archibald Packing Room Prize, and the Archibald People's Choice Award four times (yes, four times!).

The Fantauzzo will feature 166 guest rooms with custom contemporary furnishings, featuring both original artworks and up to 500 reproductions of Fantauzzo's most recognised works.

Breathing new life into the historic riverside precinct of Howard Smith Wharves, the $60million hotel will be carved into the cliff under the Story Bridge.

The six-storey hotel will also offer four distinct food and beverage outlets, an impressive rooftop pool boasting spectacular views of the Brisbane River and CBD, bar, gym and three conference rooms, fully equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual technology.

Due to open early 2019 under Brisbane's Story Bridge we can not wait to see Fantauzzo's artwork showcased in this new Brisbane boutique hotel.

Contact for more information and bookings.

Image credit: HSW, Art Gallery NSW

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