Sunday, February 7, 2010
The American International Fine Art Fair ending Feb 8
The American International Fine Art Fair (AIFAF) from February 3-8, 2010, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, is recognized as the “crown jewel” of American art fairs and is the only American art and antiques fair rated 5 stars by The Art Newspaper.
AIFAF is a fully vetted fair featuring prestigious international dealers presenting paintings, sculpture, jewelry, antiques, contemporary design and decorative arts.
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American International Fine Art Fair Feb 3-8
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Art News Paper
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Palm Beach Daily News
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New York Times
Results in Palm Beach
Art + Auction
Meet the New Boss
Art Info: Plenty of Praise for Revamped Palm Beach Fair
Plenty of Praise for Revamped Palm Beach Fair
Published January 29th, 2010
Rare finds abound at The American International Fine Art Fair (AIFAF), slated for February 3-8, 2010 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The only American international art and antiques fair rated 5-stars by The Art Newspaper, AIFAF has established itself as a premier destination for sophisticated dealers and collectors. The fair has emerged as the most prestigious art and antique show in the United States and has been recognized as the “crown jewel” of American art fairs. As one of the world’s leading sources for museum-quality paintings, sculpture, and antiques, AIFAF reflects traditional, modern and contemporary collecting trends. Eighty dealers from more than a dozen countries including Great Britain, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Austria convene in the tony enclave of the Palm Beaches to showcase their finest offerings, all strictly vetted.
Dealers exhibiting important old master, 18th and 19th century paintings include Richard Green Gallery, Waterhouse & Dodd, S. Bohm Antiquitäten (Berthe Morisot’s Jeune Fille En Blanc), MacConnal-Mason Gallery, Messum’s Fine Art (The Harvesters, an imposing canvas by the artist Lucy Elizabeth Kemp-Welch), Guarisco Gallery (Emile Munier’s Pardon, Mama), Simon Capstick-Dale Fine Art, Salis & Vertes, Rehs Galleries (La Moisson by Léon-Augustin Lhermitte), Lawrence Steigrad Fine Arts and Trinity House (a rare and mysterious horse & rider portrait painted in 1781 by renowned British equine painter George Stubbs, once owned by famous American art collector Paul Mellon).
Contemporary and modern art is strongly featured by dealers including Rudolf Budja Galerie, Galerie Terminus and Galerie Thomas (Le Coq Fleuri by Marc Chagall). Goedhuis Contemporary displays striking artwork by China’s contemporary artists and Robert Hall features the work of Lu Shoukun, one of the most important artists in the history of Hong Kong.