Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary
(PBM+C), Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, presented by Art Miami and hosted by the City of West Palm Beach, returned for its second edition from Thursday, January 11th through Monday January 15th where it was immediately recognized as a leading international contemporary and modern art fair. Attendance of prestigious art collectors, connoisseurs, advisors and notable museum professionals surged through the weekend, while galleries reported significant six and seven figure sales of investment quality blue chip, contemporary and Post-War works.
More than 19,000 attendees visited the Fair, in a 65,000-square-foot pavilion conveniently located and nestled between City Place and the Palm Beach Convention Center on Okeechobee Blvd throughout Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend to admire work from more than 65 international galleries representing several hundred artists. NFL legend Joe Namath, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and his wife Nicole Newsted, famed photographer Harry Benson and his wife Gigi Benson, Executive Director for the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens Roger Ward, and Ralph Lauren model Morgan O’Connor were among the 6,200 guests who were first through the door at the VIP opening to greet PBM+C Founder and Owner Nick Korniloff, his wife Pamela Cohen. The VIP preview benefited The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, The Joe Namath Neurological Research Center and the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, and was sponsored by Christie’s International Real EstateREAD MORE