Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary (PBM+C), presented by Art Miami, returned for its fifth edition fair at the Palm Beach County Convention Center presenting rarely exhibited works including blue chip, modern and contemporary, and post-war works from the 20th and 21st centuries. 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.
Over 85 galleries included in the art fair, including Adamar Fine Arts, Adelson Galleries, Archeus/Post Modern, Ascaso, Berry Campbell, Boccara Gallery NY, C Fine Art, Chase Contemporary, Evelyn Aimis, Foster Gwin Gallery, Holden Luntz, Long-Sharp Gallery, Marlborough, Michael Goedhuis, Rosenbaum Contemporary, David Benrimon and West Chelsea Contemporary, among others, displaying a broad and eclectic range of 20th- and 21st-century artworks from artists Robert Motherwell, Kiyoshi Nakagami, Roy Lichtenstein, Lynn Chadwick, Kenneth Noland, Banksy, Kaws, Yayoi Kusama, Alex Katz, David Hockney, George Condo and Fernando Botero, to name a handful.
Highlights among the exhibitors included Holden Luntz Gallery, Palm Beach which showcased a special exhibition named “Harry Benson: A Life of Legendary Photographs” by Scottish photographer Harry Benson, who has photographed The Beatles, Michael Jackson and Andy Warhol. Harry Benson is a Palm Beach resident and was honored as the third recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award presented at the opening night ceremony. Opera Gallery featured sculptures by Fernando Botero and Manolo Valdes, and a special solo exhibition of a 78″ Wall Portal (Solar Black), by Anthony James. Chase Contemporary presented three new works by 10-year-old prodigy artist Andres Valencia. Avant Gallery showcasing two Ukrainian artists: Lina Condes and Mark Khaisman, with 20% of the proceeds donated to Global Empowerment Mission Ukraine Refugee Relief Fund.
The fair has partnered with the historic Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens (ANSG) for another year, which serves as a satellite venue, showcasing 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 presented 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. #ArtMiami @artmiamifairs