Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Kicks Off 2019 With World-Class International Art Fair For Third Edition
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 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 will open 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.
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 L ger, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Longo, Robert Mapplethorpe, Roberto Matta, Henri Matisse, Joan Mir , Terry O'Neill, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Richard Prince, Robert Rauschenberg, Gerhard Richter, George Rickey, Herb Ritts, Ed Ruscha, Richard Serra, Jes s 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 Bettison and 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.
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).