Announces its Collector Lecture and Panel Discussion Series


ArtPalmBeach is considered one of the most influential contemporary art fairs on Florida’s Gold Coast by both critics and art enthusiasts. Over 85 international galleries will be exhibiting contemporary, modern and emerging artists.

Collector Lecture and Panel Discussion Series will include a keynote presentation by Sculptor Albert Paley who will receive the ArtPalmBeach Visionary Lifetime Achievement Award for his innovative use of forging metals in monumental sculptures. There will  be a  special viewing of the premiere episode of season five of Craft in America, entitled “Forge” a PBS series featuring Paley’s 15 monumental sculptures at New York City’s “On Park Avenue” exhibition.

Collectors will be able to attend eleven complimentary lecture presentations during the four day fair including an interview of  “Baby Jane” Holzer –Andy Warhol’s First and Most Famous Superstar; panel discussion lead by Pulchick School’s Executive Director James Baker a special keynote presentation on Korean Modernism: The Untold History led Dr. Robert Morgan,  an international critic, painter, curator, and lecturer.

Art in Public Places, the theme of this year’s  17th Annual ArtPalmBeach will include panel discussions by preeminent experts;  Dr. Carol Damian, Director FIU Phillip and Patricia Frost Art Museum & Sculpture Park;Kinetic Sculptures – Art in Motion Panel Discussion presented by the International Sculpture Center & Sculpture magazine; Hans Van de Bovenkamp, known internationally for his monumental sculptures, and Lorenzo Quinn, Spain’s most renown public art sculptor. 

Lecture Series & Fair Schedule

Thursday, January 23rd | Opening Night

6:00pm-7:30pm First View (by invitation)
7:30pm-10:00pm VIP Collectors’ Invitational (with enclosed VIP card)

Friday, January 24th | 12pm-7pm Exhibit Hours

12:45pm-1:45pm CRAFT IN AMERICA, the Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award- winning PBS series dedicated to exploring America’s rich craft history presents “Forge”. A special viewing of the premiere episode of season five “Forge” featuring Paley’s 15 monumental sculptures at New York City’s “On Park Avenue” exhibition
2pm-3pm What’s Hot and What’s Knot; New Approaches in Wood
Panel discussion moderated by Dr. Thomas R. Riley, Gallerist. Joey Richardson, England’s preeminent Wood Turner and Bing Pho, Internationally Acclaimed Story Teller on Wood
3:30pm-4:30pm The Future of Glass is Already Here
Panel discussion moderated by James Baker, Executive Director of the Pulchick Glass School
Charlotte Potter, Glass Studio Manager, Chrysler Museum,
Beth Lipman, Sculpture, Photography, Design
Katya Heller, Director Heller Gallery, New York

Saturday, January 25th | 12pm-7pm Exhibit Hours

1:00pm-2pm Living in the present moment with Hans Van de Bovenkamp

Hans Van de Bovenkamp, known internationally for his monumental sculptures, will host a solo seminar during this year’s Art Palm Beach. Emigrating from Holland to Canada, Hans Vans de Bovenkamp studied architecture, which led him to New York during the1960’s where he made a name for himself through his abstract expressionist artworks including fountains and monumental sculptures. To date, he has over 100 compelling sculptures in civic and public spaces.

Meet Hans Van De Bovenkamp as he shares his secrets behind the success of “LIVING IN THE PRESENT MOMENT”, and learn why viewers are drawn to his art and heightened by their sense of imagination and discovery

On behalf of the artist, Samuel Lynne Galleries will host a reception after the symposium for further discussion and an opportunity to meet Hans in person at 2:30PM at the booth of Samuel Lynne Galleries.2:00pm-3:00pmAlbert-Paley

Albert Paley, Presentation: View from My Studio and recent exhibition on New York’s Park Avenue
2014 ArtPalmBeach Visionary Award Presentation
Book signing following the lecture in booth of Ruth Lawrence Gallery  3:30pm-4:30pm“Baby Jane” Holzer Interview by Bruce Helander
Jane Holzer, Andy Warhol’s first and most famous superstar and internationally renowned model

“To Jane. Love Andy: Warhol’s First Superstar” exhibition will open at the Norton Museum,February 2, 2014- May 25, 2014
Bruce Helander, an artist, art critic, historian and Editor-in-Chief of The Art Economist

Sunday, January 26th | 12pm-7pm Exhibit Hours

2:00pm-3:00pmKinetic Sculptures – Art in Motion
Panel Discussion presented by the International Sculpture Center & Sculpture magazine
Debby Coles-Dobay, Public Art Manager for the City of Boynton Beach; Ralfonso Gshwend, international designer of environmentally interactive, Kinetic, & light sculptures; and Rein Triefeldt, environmental kinetic solar sculptor3:30pm-4:30pmPublic Sculpture in Art & Culture
Panel Discussion presented with artists and curators on the importance of Public Art in today’s cities
Dr. Carol Damian, Director FIU Phillip and Patricia Frost Art Museum & Sculpture Park
Lorenzo Quinn, presenter, Italian sculptor and former actor, and the fifth son of actor Anthony Quinn has accomplished over 200 sculptor pieces and has exhibited his works in galleries and museums around the globe

Monday, January 27th | 12pm-6pm Exhibit Hours

12:45pm-1:45pmSpecial Viewing of “Paley on Park Avenue: New York City
This WXXI Public Broadcasting production follows world-renowned sculptor, Albert Paley, as he creates 13 original sculptures that graced the median of one of the nation’s best known avenues from June – November 2013. (55mins.)
For “Paley on Park Avenue: New York City” WXXI was granted unprecedented access to Paley and his studios to document the creation of these pieces for a documentary that shares Paley’s incredible two year journey. Paley on Park Avenue is narrated by Emmy Award winning journalist, photographer, and artist Jay Schadler. He has been a correspondent and anchor for ABC News for nearly 30 years, reporting for 20/20, Primetime, Good Morning America, World News and Nightline.2:00pm-3:00pmKorean Modernism: The Untold History
Dr. Robert Morgan, is an international critic, painter, curator, and lecturer who lives in New York City. Professor Morgan holds both an MFA in Sculpture from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1975), and a Ph.D. in Contemporary Art History and Aesthetics from New York University (1978).3:30pm-4:30pm“Storms” Mitch Dobrowner, Photographer
Sponsored by Aperture Foundation Photography Center, New York. National Geographic Award winning photographer presents his new book from his travels throughout America capturing nature in its full fury. Book signing at the Aperture Booth immediately following Mitch Dobrowner’s talk.


The inauguration of “Art Synergy”, the first countywide gallery walk weekend taking place in six historic art districts and coinciding with ArtPalmBeach. Supported and sponsored  by the  Cultural Council of Palm Beach County,  Mayor’s Offices, West Palm Beach DDA and Community Redevelopment Agencies, Art Synergy will include over 60 participating gallery receptions, open artist studios, performances, museum openings, lectures and special architectural tours from Jan. 22-28th.

Details: Cultural Council of Palm Beach County– read more here or

IFAE LLC, Organizers| American Fine Art International | Miami Art + Design |
Miami Modern | Miami International Art Fair |  | Miami FL

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