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Lasting Impression - J. Smeaton Chase

Lasting Impression - J. Smeaton Chase

In 1920 J. Smeaton Chase likened the Coachella Valley’s appeal to that of Arabia in his day.
Photographing the American West: Selections from the Permanent Collection at Palm Springs Art Museum through Feb. 27, 2011.
Living Inside the Art

Living Inside the Art

Contemporary collectors dare to transform their houses
Art collectors typically live with paintings and works on paper. Most at least consider owning sculpture. Others go further by purchasing and maintaining space-invading artwork.
The Smoketree School

The Smoketree School

Painters respond to the call of the desert
For many artists in the early 1900s, a trip to the Palm Springs area became an essential spiritual pilgrimage.
The Three Maestros

The Three Maestros

An infusion of three innovators propels renewed interest in the desert’s musical establishment.
Within a two-year period, these edgy innovators - Gary Berkson, Valéry Ryvkin, and John Bayless - converged on the desert to lead a trio of prominent music establishments.
Jordan Schnitzer: Passionate Collector

Jordan Schnitzer: Passionate Collector

"Art and culture are our collective soul; it defines us as a people."
Jordan Schnitzer and his family foundation have mounted 80 exhibitions in 50 museums, mostly in the West. His organization loans works for free and provides funding for education.
The Space Between

The Space Between

How the John Baldessari exhibition at Palm Springs Art Museum can change your way of seeing
John Baldessari: A Print Retrospective From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation • Palm Springs Art Museum • Feb. 26-June 26, 2011
In The Studio - Carlo D’Alessio

In The Studio - Carlo D’Alessio

The Hypersurreal Life
Artist Carlo D’Alessio blends precision with dreamy qualities.
Editors Letter

Editors Letter

The Arts as an Asset
Recognizing what so many arts leaders have hailed for years, desert economic agency looks to capitalize on the ‘creative segment’
In The Studio - Cristopher Cichocki

In The Studio - Cristopher Cichocki

Site, Sound, Salvation
Flexing artistic muscle in a variety of media, Cristopher Cichocki draws attention to decaying environments.
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Lasting Impression - J. Smeaton Chase

Photographing the American West: Selections from the Permanent Collection at Palm Springs Art Museum through Feb. 27, 2011.

Living Inside the Art

Art collectors typically live with paintings and works on paper. Most at least consider owning sculpture. Others go further by purchasing and maintaining space-invading artwork.

The Smoketree School

For many artists in the early 1900s, a trip to the Palm Springs area became an essential spiritual pilgrimage.

The Three Maestros

Within a two-year period, these edgy innovators - Gary Berkson, Valéry Ryvkin, and John Bayless - converged on the desert to lead a trio of prominent music establishments.

Jordan Schnitzer: Passionate Collector

Jordan Schnitzer and his family foundation have mounted 80 exhibitions in 50 museums, mostly in the West. His organization loans works for free and provides funding for education.

The Space Between

John Baldessari: A Print Retrospective From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation • Palm Springs Art Museum • Feb. 26-June 26, 2011

In The Studio - Carlo D’Alessio

Artist Carlo D’Alessio blends precision with dreamy qualities.

Editors Letter

Recognizing what so many arts leaders have hailed for years, desert economic agency looks to capitalize on the ‘creative segment’

In The Studio - Cristopher Cichocki

Flexing artistic muscle in a variety of media, Cristopher Cichocki draws attention to decaying environments.
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