Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Modernism Week turn the Coachella Valley into a cultural mecca

by Coachella Valley | February 8, 2016 2:38 pm

Palm Springs Fine Art Fair!

The fifth annual Palm Springs Fine Art Fair returns to an eager audience. PSFAF is strategically scheduled over the extended President’s Day Weekend coinciding with Palm Springs Modernism Week at the height of the Coachella Valley’s season. The PSFAF and Modernism Week turn the Desert into a cultural mecca over this weekend, attracting over 14,000 acquisition oriented art lovers to the Fair in 2015. The City of Palm Springs announced in 2015, that this President’s Day weekend set a record as the largest number tourists visiting in its history. The results were stunning at PSFAF, with hundreds of art works finding new homes and robust art sales recorded by a majority of the 66 exhibiting galleries.

Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2014[1]

Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2014

What’s New:

Light, Space and Architecture in Palm Springs

Moderated by art critic Peter Frank, the panel features Light + Space pioneering artist Larry Bell, with renowned and celebrated LA-based architect Frederick Fisher (Bayly Building addition at the Fralin Museum of Art, University of VA, Sturt Haaga Gallery of Art, Descanso Gardens, Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, Colby College Museum of Art, Lois & Robert F. Erburu Gallery, The Huntington Library & Gardens, Lois & Robert F. Erburu Gallery Addition, The Huntington Library & Gardens, Flint Institute of Arts, Oceanside Museum of Art, PS1, New York).

Art Legacy Planning: Life is Long – Art is Longer

Protecting and planning your art legacy, presented by Xiliary Twil, Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers. Hosted by: Art Asset Management Group, Inc., Beverly Hills, CA.

Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2014[2]

Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2014

PSFAF Additional programming includes a roster of noted curators and esteemed experts, including Jennie King (Curator of Contemporary Art, LACMA), Rachel Bauch (Finn Partners), Ed Schad, (Assistant Curator, Broad Museum), Paula Stoeke (Curator, Sculpture Foundation), Jill Dawsey, (Associate Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego), Arpad Kovacs, (Curator of Photography, Getty Museum), and Katherine Hough (Chief Curator, Palm Springs Art Museum). Curators will also be giving guided tours of the fair throughout the weekend.

Palm Springs Convention Center
277 N Avenida Caballeros
Palm Springs CA 92262

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