Palm Springs Fine Art Fair Shows Another Side of Hollywood
Source: Examiner.com | Feb. 17, 2013
The upscale neighborhood surrounding the Palm Springs Convention Center has come to be known as the “Palm Springs Movie Colony.” While the area has been an attraction for talent from movie, television and recording studios, part of the attraction was usually relaxation in the seclusion of this quiet desert oasis…continue.
Spectacular Display of 800+ Works of Contemporary Art
Source: My Desert Sun | Feb. 15, 2013
Imagine a spot of paint about the size of the end of a Tic Tac. Now, imagine those dots many, many times over. This is sort of what a William Betts painting is like. From across the room, the scenes seem hazy — think of a Georges Seurat landscape. Closer up, the dots come into focus, individual and unique, not unlike a work by Chuck Close…continue.
10 Outstanding Attractions from Palm Springs Fine Art Fair
Source: Blouin ArtInfo | Feb. 15, 2013
PALM SPRINGS — You wouldn’t know it from the buzz in the lead-up or the buzz in the aisles, but 2013 marks only the second year for the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair. From the looks of it, it’s a strong return engagement that attracted a well-heeled, dynamic, and eclectic crowd of visitors who poured in from Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Ana, Lancaster, and points east to attend the opening night…continue.
2nd Annual Palm Springs Fine Art Fair Unites 50+ Galleries
Source: artdaily.org | Feb. 13, 2013
PALM SPRINGS, CA.- The Hamptons Expo Group announces the return of the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, February 15-17, 2013, at the Palm Springs Convention Center. An encore to its extremely successful first year event, the fair features more than fifty top international art galleries exhibiting and selling more than 2,000 carefully-culled works of post-war and contemporary art. With a St. Valentine’s Opening Preview Party…continue.
The Peek-a-Boo Painter
Source: Palm Springs Life | Feb. 13, 2013
Palm Springs Fine Art Fair honoree Mel Ramos says, “I’m Not a ‘Pin-Up’ Artist”. Curvaceous, idealized nude women rise from popular candy wrappers — Mounds, Junior Mints, Snickers — or from a velvety Crown Royal sack, the skin of a Chiquita banana, a can of Planters Mixed Nuts, or a glass of Coca-Cola. The models pose, smile … you get the idea. Just don’t call the painter of these images a pin-up artist…continue.