ArtPalmBeach celebrates its 17th anniversary at the Palm Beach County Convention Center
from January 24-27, 2014 with a preview evening January 23rd. ArtPalmBeach is considered
one of the most influential contemporary art fairs on Florida’s Gold Coast by both critics and
art enthusiasts. Over 80 international galleries will be exhibiting modern, contemporary
and emerging artists.
The inauguration of Art Synergy, the first countywide gallery walk weekend taking place in six historic art districts and coinciding with ArtPalmBeach. Supported by the PB Cultural Council, Mayor’s Offices, DDA and Community Redevelopment Agencies, Art Synergy will include gallery receptions, open artist studios, performances, museum openings, lectures and special architectural tours.
SCULPTURE, OBJECTS AND PUBLIC ART
In collaboration with the International Sculpture Center in Washington DC and Sculpture magazine, the fair will feature sculptural works by major artists in every medium including new innovative medias: light, video, carbon, glass, porcelain, metal, sound and the world’s first Nano Art Lab exhibition by French artist Michel Paysant.
“Going Global” special exhibitions will include: ‘The Awakening of the Middle East’, a selection of established artists from the Middle East from Egypt to Iran via the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon and Turkey. This special exhibition will explore these artists’ responses to the Arab Spring with a vision of the future of the region and questioning the cultural prejudices of the West.
Soo Jung Hyun’s curated show & exhibition “Searching for a Cow in the Forest” will preview in ArtPalmBeach’s Korean Pavilion and presents works by 3 artists including Lee Yong Baek, Lim Dong-Lak, Sung Hee Cho. “Searching for a Cow in the Forest” raises the question, “What is the distinguished and strengthened quality of Korean art in the global expansion?” The Korean art world has developed significantly and the art market has reached auctions, museums, galleries, art fairs and international museum exhibitions.