16th Annual Indian Wells International Arts Festival

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The 16th annual Indian Wells Arts Festival… an International Palette! Join more than 10,000 art enthusiasts, collectors and serious buyers in attendance, March 30, 31 & April 1, 2018 at one of the most pristine venues in the beautiful Palm Springs Desert Resorts area, the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, home to the BNP Paribas Tennis Tournament. 100% of Sunshine Artist

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David Fairrington is Seeing Red

The desert artist helps the women who pose in the Red Komono Series make a bold statement about who they are. See its Greater Palm Springs unveiling Oct. 6 at the Desert Art Center.

JIM POWERS Arts & Entertainment, Watch & Listen - Attractions

You can see the antlers perched on Jen’s head, but what artist David Fairrington reveals about her in his painting is her spirit. Fairrington saw it in Jen’s eyes when she finally agreed to pose for him as part of the Red Komono Series that will make its valley debut Oct. 6 at the Desert Art Center (DAC) in Palm

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Tango Americano

A trio of exhibitions reveals 
Latin America’s artistic legacy in the 
desert and beyond.

Steven Biller 111 East, Arts & Entertainment

ART Six years ago, we marveled when more than 60 museums and cultural institutions across Southern California opened simultaneous exhibits tracing the rise of the L.A. art scene. The shows, funded by the Getty Foundation as part of its Pacific Standard Time initiative, dissected the region’s revered light and space movement (Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego), intersection of music

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Artistic Plunge

Linda and Greg Maxson have gone from showing their art in the casita of their Palm Desert home to a expansive gallery space at the Backstreet Art District.

Marcia Gawecki Arts & Entertainment

When the husband-and-wife artistic team of Linda and Greg Maxson retired from Dow Chemical, their lifelong dream of owning a gallery took shape in small, calculated business steps. For three years, they hosted monthly art shows out of a casita at their Palm Desert home to showcase Linda’s paintings, prints, sculptures and tiles. With a solid backing of regular customers last year,

World Famous Crochet Museum.

The Nature of Expressionism

In the High Desert, 
artist Angel Chen 
harnesses the elements.

Steven Biller 111 East, Arts & Entertainment

ART An easing sensation consumes your body shortly after you exit Interstate 10 at Highway 62 near Palm Springs. First comes the relief of leaving the traffic in your dust and then the awe of the imposing mountains as you ascend into the High Desert. The feeling tapers as the road, aka Twentynine Palms Highway, stretches toward Joshua Tree and

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Pyramid Scheme

Taking ancient forms to the cutting edge,
 the elusive Kas Infinite finds his voice.

Steven Biller Arts & Entertainment

ART Artists know when they find the perfect groove. They seize the moment and push it as far as they can possibly go. Everything else in their lives suffers. Chris Sanchez is in one right now, imagining and creating one project after another, aware the sum of his ideas — drawing from street art, land art, light and space, minimalism,

The Reserve

Art as a Foundation

A Washington couple builds a home at The Reserve to enjoy their art collection while visiting the desert.

Janice Kleinschmidt. Interior Design

Homeowners typically hire an architect before lining up a designer to select the interior finishes and furnishings. After all, the foundation, walls, and roof need to be built first. Interior designer Randy Patton’s clients diverged from that course for their custom home at The Reserve in Indian Wells. “They felt we would be very much involved in all aspects,” says

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The Interventionist

Trips through Southern California wastelands led John Divola to the Whitney Biennial.

Steven Biller Arts & Entertainment

ART The sun lingered long enough on the High Desert horizon for John Divola to race across the barren landscape and photograph a green- and yellow-painted jackrabbit homestead cabin in Wonder Valley. As he closed in, signs of life came into view: a blue Suzuki Samurai parked along the side, two rusted lawn chairs outside the front door, and an

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Sit Among the Flowers

Los Angeles camera artist Johnny Nicoloro displays his art of colorful photos in frames and on chairs.

Marcia Gawecki Arts & Entertainment, Watch & Listen - Attractions

Although Los Angeles based camera artist Johnny Nicoloro has been photographing flowers for years, he just recently took his images “out of the box” and printed them on fabric for chairs. His double images of flowers on paper are coupled with the same image on a round-back chair on display now until the end of June at the Ted Casablanca

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Coming Home

Steven Janssen Artspace is returning to Palm Springs after a six-year hiatus by timing the opening to White Party Palm Springs weekend.

Marcia Gawecki Arts & Entertainment

With White Party Palm Springs weekend fast approaching, Steve Janssen knew the timing was right to reestablish his artistic presence in downtown Palm Springs. In 2006, Janssen opened his own art gallery the same weekend as 30,000 gay men attend one of the biggest gay festivals of the year. Janssen will open his gallery May 5 during the 28th edition