PALM SPRINGS – A special tribute was held at Palm Springs international on Sautrday, to honor the late expressionist artist, Prince Jurgen von Anhalt.
Von Anhalt, who lived in Palm Springs, is hailed by art critics for his original and distinctive art form.
He used hurricane-force winds from a jet engine to paint on special canvasses.
The eventstarted at 1 p.m. with an art demonstration from his wife and the help of a cessna jet.
Tarinan von Anhalt says, “We’re here for a celebration of life with the first woman in the world to paint behind a jet in gorgeous Palm Springs honoring my late husband, Jurgen von Anhalt who created an art form, jetart!”
His wife will keepthe dream alive by taking over for future paintings.
Jurgen von Anhalt died earlier this yearfrom a heart attack back on May 22nd.
He was 65 years old.
Proceeds from today’s event will benefit charities to help new artists and children suffering from cystic fibrosis.