The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair (PBM+C), presented by Art Miami and hosted by the City of West Palm Beach, will return for its third edition in Downtown West Palm Beach City’s Tent Site (825 S Dixie Hwy at Okeechobee Blvd) on Thursday, January 10th through Sunday, January 13th, 2019. PBM+C is the most important fair to take place in Palm Beach during the winter season as it brings a world-class, internationally respected group of art dealers and their artists to one of the most culturally savvy and discerning collecting audiences in the world.
The fair opened on Thursday evening at 5:00pm, with an exclusive VIP Preview benefiting the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens and Joe Namath Foundation. Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, an integral part of the prestigious Art Miami Group, which just celebrated its 29th edition of Art Miami, presents a world-class art fair in Palm Beach, which curates and offers the best investment quality works from the 20th and 21st centuries. The Fair will take place in the intimate and modern setting of a temperature controlled clear span pavilion, conveniently located behind Restoration Hardware, between CityPlace and the luxurious Hilton West Palm Beach.
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By Invitation Only - For VIP Cardholders and Members of the Press Benefiting the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens & the Joe Namath Foundation
Collectors, art connoisseurs and art world luminaries alike will have the opportunity to acquire investment quality blue chip, modern and contemporary, and post-war works from nearly 70 top international galleries over the four days of the fair. These premier galleries come from as far as Austria, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Canada, Columbia, Venezuela and throughout the United States. Collectors annually flock to the PBM+C Fair for important works on display from renowned artists such as Josef Albers, Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, John Chamberlain, Lynn Chadwick, Marc Chagall, George Condo, Elaine de Kooning, Willem de Kooning, Jean Dubuffet, Max Ernst, Eric Fischl, Sam Francis, Alberto Giacometti, Keith Haring, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, Gustav Klimt, Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, Wifredo Lam, Fernand Léger, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Longo, Robert Mapplethorpe, Roberto Matta, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Terry O'Neill, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Richard Prince, Robert Rauschenberg, Gerhard Richter, George Rickey, Herb Ritts, Ed Ruscha, Richard Serra, Jesús Rafael Soto, Pierre Soulages, Frank Stella, Donald Sultan, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselmann and Jonas Wood.
PBM+C participating galleries have been featured in numerous prominent international fairs, including TEFAF in Maastricht and New York, The Armory Show, Masterpiece London, Art Miami, Expo Chicago, and many others. The Fair’s refined ambiance is welcoming and appealing to all levels of visitors, from the seasoned collector looking to acquire new works to the budding art enthusiast looking to start a new, meaningful collection.
Special Projects and Partnerships
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens will serve as a satellite venue and official cultural partner for the fair, presenting Contours in Metal: Sculpture by Gino Miles, and Murano Mosaics: Persistence and Evolution, which includes 20 works that highlight the delicacy, intricacy and beauty of the ancient Venetian heritage of murrini and caneworked glass through the art of Lino Tagliapietra, Clare Belfrage, Giles Bettisonand Kazuki Takizawa, courtesy of Tansey Contemporary. Complimentary trolley service will be provided between the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens and the Fair from January 11-13. Complimentary admission to the gardens will be provided for PBM+C VIP Cardholders from January 10-13. ansg.org
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hall of Fame football legend Joe Namath’s MVP performance and Super Bowl III victory by supporting the Joe Namath Foundation and acquiring a work of art donated by artists including Bradley Theodore, Yigal Ozeri, Skyler Grey, Jason Newsted and Danny Minnick, curated by Fair Director Nick Korniloff. Over the last 30 years, Joe Namath has supported hundreds of charitable causes. Through his personal involvement, he has helped to rally volunteers and celebrities to raise millions of dollars. In 2017, Namath launched The Joe Namath Foundation, a private 501(c) (3) organization that benefits children’s charities and neurological research. joenamath.org
Artsy.net is the Official Online Partner of PBM+C. Collectors and art enthusiasts can use Artsy to browse exhibitor booths, make sales inquiries on available art works, and access fair information online via Artsy.net and the Artsy app for iPhone & iPad. Artsy’s exclusive online previews will launch in advance of the fairs with a special first-look for press and VIPs. artsy.net
Schantz Galleries presents thirty new works by Maestro Lino Tagliapietra, featuring his most recent innovations in glass. Tagliapietra, who will be at the event, is proud to introduce two of his newest innovations; a large installation of blown glass leaf forms cascading along the wall, and illuminated sculptures, including a fused glass panel inspired by the blue waters off the coasts of Florida.
The City of West Palm Beach partners with the community to preserve and enhance the quality of life through providing efficient and effective community-focused services. wpb.org
Hope for Depression Research Foundation (HDRF) is the leading non-profit dedicated solely to advanced depression research, with a unique research plan created by its Depression Task Force of top neuroscientists. Its impact includes over $30-million in grants across the world. On Sunday, January 27, 2019, join HDRF as they set out on their inaugural Palm Beach Race of Hope. The event will raise awareness and funds for advanced depression research, with every dollar raised going directly to research. To participate, please visit hopefordepression.org/events.
Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary is in close proximity to the city’s art, design and antique row district, and within walking distance to popular Clematis Street, local museums, parks and historical points of interest. The famed island of Palm Beach with world-class shopping is less than a quarter mile east.
HOURS & LOCATION
Opening Night VIP Preview | Thursday, January 10th: 5PM – 9PM
General Admission | Friday, January 11th and Saturday, January 12th: 11AM – 7PM; Sunday, January 13th: 11AM – 6PM
Location: 825 S Dixie Hwy at Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401
One Day Pass $30
Students 12-18 years – $15 | Seniors 62-years and older – $20.
Multi-day pass $55
VIP Preview Benefit – $150. Admits ticket holder plus one guest. Access to the PBM+C VIP Preview Unlimited admission to PBM+C. Access to the PBM+C VIP Lounge (except during previously scheduled private events). Complimentary admission to Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens and the Norton Museum of Art during fair days (special exhibitions may require additional ticket purchase).
• During fair hours, a courtesy trolley service will be provided to and from Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens.
• Convenient valet parking will be available. Drop off at Lakeview Drive entrance. Pickup at Okeechobee Blvd entrance.
• Public parking will be available. Locations include: CityPlace Garages, Phillips Point at 219 Lakeview Ave, Esperante Corporate Center at 222 Lakeview Ave (Sat & Sun only)
Adelson Cavalier Galleries | Palm Beach; ARCHEUS / POST-MODERN | London; ArtLabbé Gallery | Coral Gables; Ascaso Gallery | Miami; Avant Gallery | Miami; Bel Air Fine Art Gallery | Miami; Berry Campbell | New York; Blue Gallery | Delray Beach; BOCCARA ART | New York; BOGENA GALERIE | Saint Paul De Vence; Casterline|Goodman Gallery | Aspen; Cernuda Arte | Coral Gables; CHASE CONTEMPORARY | New York; Chiefs & Spirits | The Hague; Clark Gallery | Lincoln; Connect Contemporary | Atlanta; Contessa Gallery | Palm Beach; David Benrimon Fine Art | New York; DEAN PROJECT | Miami Beach; Durban Segnini Gallery | Miami; Eckert Fine Art, Ct | Kent; Emmanuel Fremin Gallery | New York; Evan Lurie Gallery | Carmel; Frederic Got | Paris; Galería Casa Cuadrada |Bogotá D.C.; Galeria Freites | Caracas; Galerie de Bellefeuille | Montreal; Galerie Lelia Mordoch | Paris; Galerie Francesco Vangelli De Cresci | Paris; Galerie Raphael Frankfurt | Paris; Galleria Ca' d'Oro | Miami; Gallery Biba | Palm Beach; Gilden's Art Gallery | London; Hawk Galleries | Columbus; Heather Gaudio Fine Art | New Canaan; Holden Luntz Gallery | Palm Beach; Jerald Melberg Gallery | Charlotte; Jerome Zodo Gallery | London; JF Gallery | West Palm Beach; K + Y gallery | Paris; Kahn Gallery | London; Kovacek Contemporary | Vienna; Kuckei + Kuckei Gallery | Berlin; Laurent Marthaler Contemporary | Zurich; Lilac Gallery | New York; Long-Sharp Gallery | Indianapolis; Mark Borghi Fine Art | Palm Beach; Masterworks Fine Art Gallery | Oakland; McCormick Gallery | Chicago; Nikola Rukaj Gallery | Toronto; Oliver Cole Gallery | Miami; Robert Fontaine Gallery | Miami; Rosenbaum Contemporary | Boca Raton; Schacky | Dusseldorf; Schantz Galleries | Stockbridge; Sladmore | London; Sponder Gallery | Boca Raton; Steidel Contemporary | London; Surovek Gallery | Palm Beach; Tansey Contemporary | Denver; Timothy Yarger Fine Art | Beverly Hills; Trident Gallery | Gloucester; Vallarino Fine Art | New York; Vertu Fine Art | Boca Raton; Waltman Ortega Fine Art | Miami; Waterhouse & Dodd | New York; Wynwood | 28 Art Gallery | Miami; ZK Gallery | San Francisco.
Waterhouse & Dodd will present Food Bowls, 2005, by Wayne Thiebaud valued at approximately $3-million, Forest Scene (Study), 1980, by Roy Lichtenstein valued at $1,475,000, Untitled, 1969, by Joan Mitchell, valued at $1.1-million, and Bouquet d'oeillets aux amoureux en vert, 1950, by Marc Chagall, valued at $900,000.
Schacky Art will showcase two paintings by Josef Albers, Study to Homage to the Square: Yellow Affirmation, 1954, priced at $950,000, and Contented Green, 1948-1955, priced at $700,000, that celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus in 1919. They will also bring a Pablo Picasso drawing from his 1961 Les Déjeuners series. The drawing had been tucked away in a private collection for decades and only recently became public. The drawing is priced at $275,000.
Kovacek Contemporary Vienna will highlight various work by German and Austrian Modern artists including Architecture with stars II, 1945, by Lyonel Feininger, priced at $850,000 as well as Carletto Ponti, 1970, by Oskar Kokoschka, priced at $400,000. They will also present work from two contemporary artists Sabine J. Wiedenhofer and Doug Argue, who will join the gallery at their booth.
ARCHEUS / POST-MODERN will present Untitled (Black and Gray), 2009, by Jonas Wood, valued at $485,000.
Eckert Fine Art, Ct will feature The Gates (Project for Central Park, NYC), 2000, by Christo. The collage comes directly from the artist's collection and is priced at $450,000.
Gilden’s Art Gallery will present Untitled, 1963, by Alexander Calder, valued at $110,000.
David Benrimon Fine Art will showcase Nude Reading (C. 288), 1994, and Reflections on Crash (from Reflections series), 1990, both by Roy Lichtenstein, Bliss Bucket, 2010, by Ed Ruscha, and Andy Warhol’s Grace Kelly, 1984, and Superman (F. & S. II. 260), 1981.
JF Gallery will exhibit George Michael by Christina Major that has never been seen before.
Nikola Rukaj Gallery will build on their success at Art Miami and present a series of eight pieces from Alex Katz’s Coca-Cola Girls series.
Trident Gallery will feature two paintings by Peter Lyons including Mondo Exotica, and four smaller paintings as well as work by Susan Erony.
BOGENA GALERIE will present four paintings by Monique Frydman that have never been seen before as well as work from Antoni Tapies and Christian Lapie.
Heather Gaudio Fine Art will showcase work from artists including Ellen Carey, who was included as one of the Top 100 Women in Photography by the Royal Photographic Society, Martin Kline, who has work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Whitney Museum of American Art, and Melissa Meyer, whose work is at the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum.
THE 2019 BENEFACTORS
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens: The historic Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, Inc. is a nonprofit organization established in 1977 by the prominent sculptor Ann Weaver Norton (1905-1982). Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the 2-acre sanctuary is comprised of rare palm and sculpture gardens, Ann Norton’s historic home, exhibition galleries and Norton’s own Wyeth-designed artist studio. Located at 2051 South Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach, the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens are open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Gardens are also available for private events and are closed on major holidays. For more information, please visit ansg.org.
The Joe Namath Foundation: Joe Namath launched his own foundation to expand and diversify his charitable giving to various charities around the nation. The Joe Namath Foundation is a private 501 (c) (3) organization that makes a difference in the lives of children and their families. The foundation awards grants to organizations that meet the criteria for children’s charities and neurological research. joenamath.org
2019 SPONSORS AND PARTNERS
City of West Palm Beach, Artsy.net, Moet & Chandon Champagne, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, La Croix Sparkling Water, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Norton Museum of Art, Armory Art Center, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Hope for Depression Research Foundation, Joe Namath Foundation, Florida Coast, The Palm Beacher, Art Hive, Blouin Artinfo, The Art Newspaper, ArtNexus, Art Circuits, Venü Magazine, InJupiter Magazine, Around Town Art, galerie, Cultured, Palm Beach Illustrated, Boca Magazine, Bourlet ArtLogistics, Turon Travel, Spuntino Catering, and the Perry J. Cohen Foundation.