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Over 80 Exhibiting Artists Scheduled to Attend Art Palm Springs 2017

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Chul Hyun Ahn, represented by C. Grimaldis Gallery

Art Palm Springs Set to Host an International Group of Artists February 16-19 PALM SPRINGS, California—Palm Springs is an international travel destination and Art Palm Springs only adds to that cachet. Each year dozens of artists descend on the multi-day art fair to meet and talk with collectors, curators and those new to collecting.   “Meeting a favorite or a new artist can connect you to the work in a new way and give you something more than the work to take home,” said Donna Davies, Vice President, Art Group for Urban Expositions. With over 80 artists currently scheduled to attend, it is one of the largest gatherings of artists at Art Palm Springs since launching six years ago.

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Art Palm Springs 2017 Final Exhibitor List Announced

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Mi Ju, represented by Freight + Volume

Art Palm Springs to welcome a record-setting group of international galleries to 2017 art fair in Palm Springs
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. February 3, 2017 – Over 70 galleries and special exhibits from around the U.S., South America and Europe will converge on Palm Springs for Art Palm Springs on February 16 through 19 at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

“This year’s list of galleries is truly impressive,” said Donna Davies, Vice President, Art Group for Urban Expositions. Along with the expanding number of galleries, the show is also expanding the number of talks, tours and special events throughout the weekend. “Our goal is to offer guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in the galleries, artists and Palm Springs for the weekend,” she added. Each year the show draws thousands of unique visitors to the convention center over the course of the Presidents’ Day weekend. …(read more)

Art Palm Springs 2017 SELECTS Announced

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selects-logo-vert-release-brd-fART PALM SPRINGS ANNOUNCES SELECTS FOR THE 2017 FAIR
“SELECTS,” said Art Group Vice President Donna Davies, “offers patrons and collectors a new way to navigate the extraordinary works of art at the fair.” Art Palm Springs SELECTS highlights over 50 pieces chosen by noted curators, designers, and critics including Palm Springs Art Museum Chief Curator Katherine Hough, collector Beth Rudin DeWoody, architect Lance O’Donnell and designers Christopher Kennedy and Dann Foley, among others. …(read more)

Art Palm Springs 2017 Programming Announced

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Desert X Preview, part of Art Palm Springs 2017 Programming

Celebrating Art, Design and Architecture: Diverse Conversations at Art Palm Springs 2017
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. January 13, 2017 – Art Palm Springs returns to the Palm Springs Convention Center February 16-19, 2017 for a sixth year with an expanded program of panels, artist receptions, book signings, and VIP access events.

The weekend kicks off with the Opening Night Reception and awards presentation. 2017 honorees include Art Patron of the Year to Donna MacMillan and Artist of the Year to Lita Albuquerque. Each year this reception draws a capacity crowd of collectors, curators, artists and tastemakers as they celebrate the curated collection of works presented by the exhibiting galleries from around the globe. 2017 will have a record number of galleries representing over 300 artists from galleries traveling from Europe, Asia, South America and the United States. …(read more)

Lita Albuquerque Named 2017 Artist of the Year

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Lita Albuquerque. Photograph by Caren Levin

ART PALM SPRINGS ANNOUNCES Lita Albuquerque as
2017 Artist of the Year

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (December 16, 2016) – Art Palm Springs is proud to announce Lita Albuquerque, a pioneering artist and leader of California’s Light and Space art movement in the 1970s, as its 2017 Artist of the Year.

Coinciding with Presidents’ Day Weekend, Art Palm Springs brings together more than 60 galleries from the U.S., South America and Europe, along with hundreds of artists from around the globe to the Palm Springs Convention Center February 16 through 19, 2017. Represented at the Fair by Peter Blake Gallery (Laguna Beach, CA), Albuquerque joins the ranks of past Art Palm Springs Artist of the Year honorees including Judy Chicago, Mel Ramos, Jennifer Bartlett, Fletcher Benton and Larry Bell. …(read more)

Donna MacMillan Named 2017 Arts Patron of the Year

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Donna MacMillan. Photograph by Lani Garfield

Donna MacMillan named Arts Patron of the Year for sixth annual Art Palm Springs show and sale February 16-19 2017
Palm Springs, Calif. (October 20, 2016) – The winter art season kicks off in Palm Springs on President’s Day weekend with Art Palm Springs (formerly the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair). Each year, over 60 International Contemporary and Post War art galleries draw a sophisticated audience of art collectors, curators, and enthusiasts to the desert for a weekend of viewing prestigious galleries from around the world. Art Palm Springs also coincides with Modernism Week and the new Desert X creating one of the most unique worldwide events for art and design each year. …(read more)