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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Pyramid Scheme

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

Steven Biller 111 East, 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,

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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

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Idyllwild Arts Academy Student Exhibition at Melissa Morgan Fine Art, March 3, 2017

Madeline Zuckerman Social Scene

Idyllwild Arts Academy, Southern California’s prestigious boarding arts high school, hosted its highly-anticipated, not-to-be-missed Visual Arts Academy Student Exhibition March 4 at the internationally known Melissa Morgan Fine Art on El Paseo in Palm Desert. An overflow crowd of 200 guests were in attendance, including members of the school’s Board of Governors, Board of Trustees, Associates, Visual Arts Academy faculty,

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Julie Speidel Show at J. Willott Gallery, Feb. 23, 2017

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Julie Speidel presented an amazing show of sculpture and wall art recently at the J. Willott Fine Art Gallery. Speidel’s sculptures engage an extraordinary array of cultural influences, reaching back through antiquity to the stone- and bronze-age peoples of Europe, the early Buddhists of China, the indigenous tribes of her native Pacific Northwest, and on into 20th-century modernism. The J.

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“Duality” by Richard MacDonald at the Dawson Cole Fine Art Gallery, Feb. 18, 2017

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Richard MacDonald, internationally acclaimed figurative sculptor, exhibited new work inspired by the theme of “Duality” at the Dawson Cole Fine Art Gallery in Palm Desert. MacDonald describes the inspiration as the melding and balancing of opposites to create balance, harmony, and insight into the principles of Ying and Yang. MacDonald has achieved international distinction for his sculpture, paintings, and drawings,

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Spectrum Indian Wells Offers Interactive Experience

View on-site installations as they come live, meet with artists, attend panel discussions, and cast your vote at Art Lab.

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Spectrum Indian Wells is a four-day contemporary art experience featuring top galleries, art publishers, and established studio artists from across the U.S. and around the world, along with Art Talks, special events, and curated projects. The show will run March 16 to March 19 at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort. Located throughout the show floor, the featured programs and exhibitions