Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Returns for its Fifth Year with New Dates and Location Showcasing 85 Internationally Acclaimed Galleries and Artists
South Florida’s Premiere Winter Art Fair Benefits the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
Image by Manolo Valdes, courtesy Opera Gallery
Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary (PBM+C), presented by Art Miami, will return for its fifth edition opening with an exclusive invitation-only VIP Preview benefiting the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens on Thursday, March 24 and running through Sunday, March 27, 2022 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. PBM+C brings together world-class investment quality art from an internationally acclaimed group of galleries and artists to one of the most culturally savvy and discerning collecting audiences in the world.
Prominent collectors, curators, art connoisseurs, interior designers, museum directors, architects and art world luminaries will descend upon the fair to acquire important and rarely exhibited works including blue chip, modern and contemporary, and post-war works from the 20th and 21st centuries from over 85 leading galleries, spanning nine countries and over 30 cities. Collectible works will be on display and available for acquisition from renowned artists including: Robert Motherwell; Kiyoshi Nakagami; Roy Lichtenstein; Lynn Chadwick; Kenneth Noland; Banksy; Kaws; Yayoi Kusama; Alex Katz; Carlos Cruz-Diez; David Hockney; George Condo; Fernando Botero; Alexander Calder; Jean Arp; Manolo Valdés; Sam Francis; Henry Moore; Donald Sultan; Mickalene Thomas; Harry Benson; Anthony James; Andy Warhol; Pablo Picasso; Kenny Scharf; Damien Hirst; Chun Kwang Young; Julian Wild; Nicole Pietrantoni; Jacob Gils; Ahmed Alsoudani; Andy Burgess; David Salle; Brad Howe; Milton Avery; Larry Rivers; Hans Hofmann; Louise Nevelson; James Rosenquist; Judith Godwin; Richard Hambleton; Claudio Bravo; Deborah Butterfield; Ian Davenport; David Datuna; Roberto Mata; Hyun Ae Kang; Jules Olitski; Oswaldo Vilgas and more.
“We are thrilled to bring back the can’t-miss art event of the Palm Beach season with the fifth edition of the Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary fair at our new location, aligning us with the respected Palm Beach International Yacht Show,” said Nick Korniloff, Director of Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary. “This year’s fair is a direct reflection of our prestigious Art Miami fair that runs annually alongside Art Basel Miami Beach and will showcase select investment quality artworks presented by nearly 100 international galleries representing world-class artists from the 20th and 21st century.”
The fair has partnered with the historic Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens (ANSG) for another year, which will serve as a satellite venue and benefactor of the VIP Preview. ANSG will showcase the Garden Exhibition with works from four artists represented by Long-Sharp Gallery including: Patrick Hurst; Julian Wild; Tarik Currimbhoy; and Jason Myers. Additionally, Avant Gallery and The Square will present Sculpture by Will Kurtz in association with the Palm Beach Modern & Contemporary Art Fair with a portion of the proceeds that will benefit the ANSG.
Holden Luntz Gallery, Palm Beach will showcase a special exhibition named Harry Benson: A Life of Legendary Photographs by the iconic Scottish photographer Harry Benson, who has photographed celebrities and historic events from all over the world, including The Beatles on their inaugural American tour in 1964, Michael Jackson, the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, Andy Warhol, The Clintons and more. Benson is a Palm Beach local and PBM+C will honor him as the third recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award during a special event kicking off the fair.
Marlborough will present works from Ahmed Alsoudani, Claudio Bravo, Deborah Butterfield, Sam Francis, Alex Katz. Maddox Gallery will show Banksy’s Britannia CCTV and George Condo’s The Escaped Hippie. Chase Contemporary will present new works created by the 10-year-old prodigy artist Andres Valencia, who sold out his booth at Art Miami during Art Week 2021. Opera Gallery will feature Fernando Botero’s Musicians oil on canvas and Women on a Horse bronze sculpture, Manolo Valdés’ White Infanta Margarita and Superposicion I mixed media and Mickalene Thomas’ Clarivel Right. Miriam Shiell Fine Art will showcase works from Kenneth Noland and Jean Arp. Art of the World Gallery will bring works from Chun Kwang Young and Oswaldo Vigas. Archeus Post-Modern will show David Hockney’s renowned prints and Galerie Richard will present a solo show of Japanese artist Kiyoshi Nakagami.
Opera Gallery will present a special solo exhibition of a 78” Wall Portal (Solar Black), by Anthony James – a British/American artist based in Los Angeles, known for his monumental and performative sculptures and installations alongside Udo Nöger’s There Is No Time 5 and There Is No Time 6, a series of mixed media on canvases.
With health and safety as a top priority, PBM+C and the Palm Beach County Convention Center have implemented protocols for a safe environment including touchless entry and digital ticketing along with spacious aisles with social distancing in place. Throughout the weekend, guests will enjoy onsite amenities including cafés, dining spaces, VIP Lounge, convenient parking and more. A complimentary shuttle between the fair and Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens will be available on Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26 from 10AM-4PM daily. PBM+C is located a short distance from Palm Beach Island, which offers haute couture shopping, fine dining and entertainment and is across the street from The Square — West Palm Beach’s newest urban oasis shopping with various food and beverage, retail and arts and cultural outlets. Both neighborhoods provide world-class destinations to appeal to locals and visitors.
The fair will coincide with the Palm Beach International Yacht Show, located along Downtown West Palm Beach’s waterfront. PBM+C VIP Passholders are offered complimentary general admission to the Yacht Show during public show days.
2022 PARTICIPATING GALLERIES
Adamar Fine Arts | Adelson Galleries | Ai Bo Gallery | Archeus/Post-Modern | Art Angels | Art Bond NY | ArtLabbé Gallery | Art of The World Gallery | Ascaso Gallery | Avant Gallery | Axiom Contemporary | Berry Campbell | Blink Group Fine Art Gallery | BOCCARA Art Galleries | Boccara Gallery New York | Bogéna Galerie | Boulderton Contemporary Art | Bronner Gallery | Burgess Modern + Contemporary | C Fine Art | C. Grimaldis Gallery | Carousel Fine Art | Cavalier Galleries and Coe + Co Photography | Cernuda Arte | Chase Contemporary | Chase Edwards Gallery | Clark Gallery | Colour Senses Project | Connect Contemporary | Contemporary Art Matters | Contemporary Art Projects USA | Contessa Gallery | Cynthia Corbett Gallery | David Benrimon Fine Art | Donghwa Ode Gallery | Eckert Fine Art | Eternity Gallery | Ethan Cohen | Evelyn Aimis Fine Art | Foster Gwin Gallery | Frederic Got Gallery | Galerie Richard | Gallery TABLEAU | GR Gallery | HOFA Gallery | Holden Luntz Gallery | In The Gallery | JF Gallery | John William Gallery | K+Y Gallery | Keyes Art | Latin Art Core | Laura Rathe Fine Art | Laurent Marthaler Contemporary | Lillian Heidenberg Fine Art | Liquid art system | Long-Sharp Gallery | Lustre Contemporary | Maddox Gallery | Madelyn Jordon Fine Art | Marlborough | Masterworks Fine Art | Maune Contemporary | Michael Goedhuis | Miriam Shiell Fine Art | New River Fine Art | Nicole McGraw Fine Art | Oliver Cole Gallery | Opera Gallery | OPERA: James/Udo Project | Panorama Design/Arts | Rosenbaum Contemporary | Rukaj Gallery | Samuel Owen Gallery | Sous Les Etoiles Gallery | South Art Dealer | Sponder Gallery | Steidel Contemporary | Stewart Gallery | The Schoolhouse Gallery | Timothy Yarger Fine Art / Los Angeles | UVA Gallery | Vertu Fine Art | VK Gallery | West Chelsea Contemporary | Winn Slavin Fine Art | Wynwood ABC Corp | Yvel | Zeit Contemporary Art | Zemack Contemporary Art (as of February 28, 2022)
2022 SPONSORS AND PARTNERS
- Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens: VIP Preview Beneficiary; Satellite venue and official cultural partner for the fair.
- Artsy.net: Official online partner.
- Yvel: Award-winning Israeli luxury jewelry brand. Throughout the week, collectors can visit the booth to get a first-hand look at the brand's newest Art To Wear Collection.
- Additional sponsors and partners: Cultural Council of Palm Beach County; Palm Beach Illustrated; Armory Art Center; Norton Museum of Art; Boca Raton Museum of Art; Hope for Depression Research Foundation; NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale; The Square; Palm Beach Daily News; Palm Beach Society; Jupiter Magazine; The Palm Beacher; Art Hive; The Art Newspaper; ArtNexus; Art Circuits; Venü Magazine; Florida Coast Magazine; Around Town Arts & Culture Magazine; Galerie; Cultured Magazine; Boca Magazine; Bourlet Art Logistics; and Turon Travel
LOCATION, PARKING, TRANSPORTATION, HOURS
Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Parking / Transportation:
Self parking is available at the Palm Beach County Convention Center for $10 along with various parking garages near The Square
Valet parking is available at the PBCC.
Complimentary shuttle is available between PBM+C and Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens on Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26 10AM-4PM daily
Opening VIP Preview
Thursday, March 24: 5-9PM
(Access for PBM+C VIP cardholders)
Friday, March 25 - Saturday, March 26: 11AM-7PM
Sunday, March 27: 11AM-6PM
This year, to further sustainability initiatives as well as touchless entry, all tickets will be available exclusively online with no box office onsite. Please note tickets are available online at www.artpbfair.com/tickets.
- One-Day Ticket - $35
- Multi-Day Ticket - $60
- VIP Ticket - $175 (Includes access to VIP preview opening night, unlimited admission on public fair days, access to VIP lounges and one-day general admission to the Palm Beach International Yacht Show)
- Seniors 62+/Students 12-18 Years Old - $20
- Groups of 10 or more - $20
- Children under 12 free when accompanied by adult
For press registration, please visit: www.artpbfair.com/press-registration.