Severin*s – The Alpine Retreat, Lech’s hot new luxury chalet hotel, is delighted to reveal an extraordinary living art collection in partnership with Vienna based Contemporary Art Advisors.
In addition to its nine sumptuous suites, four-bedroom private residence, cuisine by Michelin starred chef Stephan Kriegelstein, phenomenal mountain views and beautiful interiors, guests to Severin*s – The Alpine Retreat are also able to experience a world-class art collection, which adorns the hotel’s walls.
Contemporary Art Advisors, led by experts Valentin Kenndler and Thomas Lugmair, has curated a collection of 80 cutting-edge works of art that give the rustic Alpine interiors a modern edge. Walls made of wood reclaimed from the Tyrolian region play host to original pieces by internationally acclaimed artists including Julian Opie, Jim Dine and Roy Lichtenstein, which have been mixed with emerging artists from Austria, Germany and Italy. Prices range from 2,500 to 150,000 euros with all art available for guests to buy and refreshed on an annual basis by Contemporary Art Advisors.
Highlights of the collection include Roy Lichtenstein’s ‘Sweet Dreams Baby’, a limited edition signed print from 1965, valued at 150,000 euros and best admired over an après ski cocktail in the hotel’s Alpine inspired bar. Severin*s – The Alpine Retreat also boasts an original 1973 Lichtenstein from the ‘Bulls Head Series’ valued at 58,000 euros and a signed and numbered 1969 ‘Haystack’ for 16,000 euros. A modern Markus Huemer master-piece commands attention in the lounge, whilst suites and public space have also benefited from contemporary art touches throughout.
As well as bringing internationally acclaimed art to the Alps, Severin*s – The Alpine Retreat has introduced a new level of style and luxury to Lech with its nine super-suites, fine dining restaurant by Michelin-starred chef Stephan Kriegelstein, an Alpine inspired bar, wine cellar, indoor swimming pool with sauna, steam and infra-red cabins, a spa suite, as well as a four-bedroom private residence within the chalet, which comes complete with a home cinema, kitchen, lounge with a grand piano, office and outdoor hot-tub.