ArtPalmBeach celebrated its 17th anniversary at the Palm Beach County Convention Center

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ArtPalmBeach celebrated its 17th anniversary at the Palm Beach County Convention Center from January 24-27, 2014 with a preview evening January 23rd. ArtPalmBeach is considered one of the most influential contemporary art fairs on Florida’s Gold Coast by both critics and art enthusiasts. Over 80 international galleries exhibited contemporary and emerging artists.

ART SYNERGY

The inauguration of Art Synergy, the first countywide gallery walk weekend taking place in six historic art districts and coinciding with ArtPalmBeach. Supported by the PB Cultural Council, Mayor’s Offices, DDA and Community Redevelopment Agencies, Art Synergy will include gallery receptions, open artist studios, performances, museum openings, lectures and special architectural tours. Find more information.

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Sculpture, Objects and Public Art

In collaboration with the International Sculpture Center in Washington DC and Sculpture magazine, the fair featured sculptural works by major artists in every medium including new innovative medias: light, video, carbon, glass, porcelain, metal, sound and the world’s first Nano Art Lab exhibition by French artist Michel Paysant.

Sculptor Albert Paley received the ArtPalmBeach Visionary Lifetime Achievement Award for his innovative use of forging metals in monumental sculptures. The Award Reception will include 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.

GOING GLOBAL

“Going Global” special exhibitions included: ‘The Awakening of the Middle East’, a selection of established artists from the Middle East from Egypt to Iran via the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon and Turkey. This special exhibition explored these artists’ responses to the Arab Spring with a vision of the future of the region and questioning the cultural prejudices of the West.

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Soo Jung Hyun’s curated show & exhibition “Searching for a Cow in the Forest” will preview in ArtPalmBeach’s Korean Pavilion and presents works by 3 artists including Lee Yong Baek, Lim Dong-Lak, Sung Hee Cho. “Searching for a Cow in the Forest” raises the question, “What is the distinguished and strengthened quality of Korean art in the global expansion?” The Korean art world has developed significantly and the art market has reached auctions, museums, galleries, art fairs and international museum exhibitions.

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Chinese conceptual photographer Fu Wenjun and Tata Fernandez Director of Contemporary Projects USA.

Contemporary Art Projects USA showcased the work of Chinese conceptual photographer Fu Wenjun.

As a conceptual photographer -whose works have been exhibited at the Grand Palais des Champs-Elysées in Paris, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and at the Old Summer Palace in Beijing- Wenjun, 58, developed his passion for a new medium in a smooth fashion coming from years studying oil painting and then moving on to photography.

ART SYNERGY

The inauguration of Art Synergy, the first countywide gallery walk weekend taking place in six historic art districts and coinciding with ArtPalmBeach. Supported by the PB Cultural Council, Mayor’s Offices, DDA and Community Redevelopment Agencies, Art Synergy will include gallery receptions, open artist studios, performances, museum openings, lectures and special architectural tours.

Sculpture, Objects and Public Art

In collaboration with the International Sculpture Center in Washington DC and Sculpture magazine, the fair featured sculptural works by major artists in every medium including new innovative medias: light, video, carbon, glass, porcelain, metal, sound and the world’s first Nano Art Lab exhibition by French artist Michel Paysant.

Sculptor Albert Paley received the ArtPalmBeach Visionary Lifetime Achievement Award for his innovative use of forging metals in monumental sculptures. The Award Reception will include 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.

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Contemporary Cuban Painter Alejandro Mendoza and Norelkys (Noor) Blazekovic Publisher/Editor Irreversible Mag at Mendoza’s Booth during  Art Palm Beach  Fair 2014.

GOING GLOBAL

“Going Global” special exhibitions included: ‘The Awakening of the Middle East’, a selection of established artists from the Middle East from Egypt to Iran via the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon and Turkey. This special exhibition explored these artists’ responses to the Arab Spring with a vision of the future of the region and questioning the cultural prejudices of the West.

Soo Jung Hyun’s curated show & exhibition “Searching for a Cow in the Forest” will preview in ArtPalmBeach’s Korean Pavilion and presents works by 3 artists including Lee Yong Baek, Lim Dong-Lak, Sung Hee Cho. “Searching for a Cow in the Forest” raises the question, “What is the distinguished and strengthened quality of Korean art in the global expansion?” The Korean art world has developed significantly and the art market has reached auctions, museums, galleries, art fairs and international museum exhibitions.

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Lorenzo Quinn’s Scuplture

LECTURE SERIES

This year’s Lecture Series included:

“ArtPalmBeach presents Baby Jane” in conjunction with the Norton Museum exhibition “To Jane, Love Andy” Andy Warhol’s First Superstar. Jane Holzer, a Palm Beach native will be interviewed by art historian and artist Bruce Helander about Andy Warhol’s favorite muse and model.

The International Sculpture Center will present an artists panel discussion “Kinetic Sculptures – Art in Motion” and FIU Frost Museum & Sculpture Park will present a stimulating panel on “Public Sculpture in Art & Culture”.

Renown sculptor Albert Paley will present a lecture presentation “Albert Paley on View” about his new public sculpture works and his current exhibition on New York City’s prestigious Park Avenue. Paley received the Institute Honors, the highest award to receive among non-architects, awarded by American Institute of Architects (AIA).

 

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