Opening Night Preview
Thursday Feb 13, 6-9:30pm
Now a tradition, join the desert’s glamorous art aficionados and be among the first to acquire important works of art, presented by prominent galleries form around the nation and Europe. Enjoy cocktails and tasty hors d oeuvres, lively conversation and a chance to meet art world luminaries. The Opening Night is designed to introduce art patrons of all levels to a selected group of some of the most innovative and respected galleries in the country. The event will benefit the Palm Springs Art Museum…continue.
Harold Matzner – Arts Patron of the Year Honoree
Thursday Feb 13
The 3rd edition of the PSFAF will honor locally respected arts philanthropist Harold Matzner with the Arts Patron of the year award on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Past winners include the beloved actor Cheech Marin and arts philanthropist Helene Galen. A 30 year resident of Palm Springs, Mr. Matzner exerts selfless leadership as chairman emeritus and vice chairman of the Palm Springs International Film Festival, chairman of McCallum Theatre, and vice president on the board of trustees at Palm Springs Art Museum…continue.
Meet Greg Gorman – 2014 Photographer of the Year
Friday Feb 14, 5-6pm
For over four decades, Greg Gorman has mastered the art of photography and portrait photography, taking famous photographs of celebrities including Jimi Hendrix, Michael Jackson and Bruce Willis. From his famous celebrity portraits and advertising campaigns to magazine layouts and fine art work, Greg Gorman has developed and showcased a unique and renowned…continue.
Jennifer Bartlett – Lifetime Achievement Award
Saturday Feb 15
Artist Jennifer Bartlett, 73, who hails from Long Beach, CA, will receive the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award presented at the third annual Palm Springs Fine Art Fair. Past winners include Judy Chicago and Mel Ramos. Bartlett began her career as an important part of the NYC artistic conversation in the late 1960’s. Over her remarkable 50-year career, Bartlett’s work has transformed in size, technique and subject matter, to include houses, statues and landscapes. A mini-retrospective of her work showcasing her unique abstract yet representational style will be on display near the entrance of the Fair, curated by Imago Galleries…continue.