LECTURE SERIES | EXHIBITIONS | ART PALM BEACH WEEK | ART SYNERGY
FRIDAY, JANUARY 24TH
“What’s hot and what’s knot; new approaches in wood” Panel discussion moderated by Thomas R. Riley
"The Future of Glass is Already Here” Panel discussion moderated by James Baker, Executive Director of the Pilchuck Glass School. Charlotte Potter, Glass Studio Manager of the Chrysler Museum, Katya Heller, Director of the Heller Gallery, New York and artist Beth Lipman.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 25TH
"Living in the present moment with Hans Van de Bovenkamp" Hans Van de Bovenkamp, known internationally for his monumental sculptures, will host a solo seminar during this year's Art Palm Beach. Immigrating from Holland to Canada, Hans Vans de Bovenkamp studied architecture, which led him to New York during the1960's where he made a name for himself through his abstract expressionist artworks including fountains and monumental sculptures. To date, he has over 100 compelling sculptures in civic and public spaces.
Meet Hans Van De Bovenkamp as he shares his secrets behind the success of "LIVING IN THE PRESENT MOMENT", and learn why viewers are drawn to his art and heightened by their sense of imagination and discovery.
On behalf on the artist, Samuel Lynne Galleries will host a reception after the symposium for further discussion and an opportunity to meet Hans in person at 2:30PM at the booth of Samuel Lynne Galleries.
2014 Visionary Award & Lecture. Albert Paley: View from My Studio and recent exhibition on New York’s Park Avenue. Book signing following the lecture in Ruth Lawrence Gallery booth #204.
“Baby Jane” Holzer Interview by Bruce Helander, Editor-in-Chief of The Art Economist. Jane Holzer was Andy Warhol’s first and most famous superstar and internationally renown model.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 26TH
“Kinetic Sculptures – Art in Motion” Panel Discussion presented by the International Sculpture Center & Sculpture magazine; Debby Coles-Dobay, Public Art Manager for the City of Boynton Beach, Ralfonso Gshwend, international designer of environmentally interactive, kinetic, & light sculptures, Rein Triefeldt, environmental kinetic solar sculptor
“Public Sculpture in Art & Culture” by Dr. Carol Damian, Director FIU Frost Art Museum & Sculpture Park. Panel Discussion with artists and curators on the importance of Public Art in today’s cities
MONDAY, JANUARY 27TH
“Korean Modernism: The Untold History”, by Robert Morgan, American art critic, art historian, curator, poet, and painter
Aperture presents a talk & book signing with photographer Mitch Dobrowner. Dobrowner has traveled throughout America to capture nature in its full fury. His new book Storms, published by Aperture, features his extraordinary storms in a deluxe, large-format edition.
ArtPalmBeach 2014 welcomes Soo Jung Hyun's curated show:
“Searching for a Cow in the Forest” previewing in the Korean Pavilion
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. The artwork presented illustrates the search for identity and artistic truth among Korean artists in the global community. Additionally Korean artist Lee Young Baek will offer VIP Collectors an art performance on Jan. 23rd which will include over 100 local volunteers to serve as subjects of this performance. The Korean Pavilion will also include 8 leading galleries from Korea and other international galleries specializing in Korean artists living abroad. Lastly, Going Global will include a continuing exhibition of art from the Americas.
About the Curator:
Soo Jung Hyun, is currently the Guest Curator and a member of the Adversary Board of the Sylvia Wald & Po Kim gallery in New York. She is also the Curator and Program Organizer of the DongHwa Cultural Foundation in New Jersey, the World Reporter for Chosun University of Art in Korea. She received her Ph.D. from Chosun University in Korea in Art History and Aesthetics, and completed her thesis on “A Study on the Appropriation of Androgyny and its Characteristic in Marcel Duchamp’s work.” She is a guest lecturer and adjunct professor at numerous universities and foundations and her work can be found in multiple publications. This is Soo Jung Hyun’s first curated show for ArtPalmBeach.
Sculpture, Objects and Public Art
Albert Paley, "On Park Avenue"
In collaboration with the International Sculpture Center (ISC) 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. ISC will exhibit works by member sculptors Carole Feuerman, Chakaia Booker, Manuel Neri, Mark diSuvero, Guerra de la Paz, Fletcher Benton, Richard Hunt and Ursula von Rydingsvard.
Sculptor Albert Paley will receive the ArtPalmBeach Visionary Lifetime Achievement Award for his innovative use of forging metals in monumental sculptures. The Award Reception will include a special viewing of the premiere episode of season five of Craft in America, entitled “Forge” a PBS series featuring Paley's 15 monumental sculptures at New York City's "On Park Avenue" exhibition.
Special site specific sculpture exhibitions will include: Jaume Plensa (glass) exhibited at Glasstress, Venice Biennale, Adela Andea (light), recently featured at the Texas Biennale, Lorenzo Quinn (installations) from the Venice Biennale, Bertil Vallien, pioneer of the European fine art glass movement and works by renown ISC member sculptors Carole Feuerman, Chakaia Booker, Manuel Neri, Mark diSuvero, Guerra de la Paz, Fletcher Benton, Richard Hunt and Ursula von Rydingsvard.
Shadi Ghadirian, Courtesy Mark Hachem
"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.
This year exhibitions from Merconsur, southern cone of South America “Latin American Masters and Emerging Artists” will feature ten leading galleries from Chile and Argentina. Influenced by their European cultural heritage from modernism, geometric abstraction and surrealism these artists works represent the new contemporary fusion of today’s trends in contemporary art from these Latin American capitals.
COMMUNITY ARTS CALENDAR
Continuum West Palm Beach
January 22 – 26, 2014
312 Clematis Street, Downtown West Palm Beach, FL
Antique Row Art Walk
January 23-25, 2014
South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL
Worth Avenue Art Walk
January 24, 2014
Worth Avenue, Palm Beach
January 24, 2014
Boynton Beach Art District
404-422 West Industrial Ave., Boynton Beach, Florida 33426
ArtX at Historic Northwood Village
January 25, 2014
Historic Northwood Village, West Palm Beach, FL
Lula's Art Pop
January 26, 2014
Urban Arts Lofts and participating downtown dalleries located at Lucerne Avenue and F Street in Lake Worth, FL