Arts+Culture Winter-Spring 2016
Editor’s Letter – By Steven Biller
A Fresh Perspective
Interested in how life and art interconnect, Palm Springs Art Museum’s new director challenges her staff to engage the community.
Palm Springs Fine Art Fair and SPECTRUM Indian Wells.
IN THE STUDIO:
Ways of Seeing
Activating his constructions with natural and artificial light, Phillip K. Smith III seduces you and slowly changes your perspective.
Freedom to Make a Difference
Realist painter Deborah Martin turns to ethereal abstraction to express the emotional experience of autistic children and the people closest to them.
Romantic, Dangerous, Mysterious
Eric Nash’s paintings and charcoal drawings capture the isolation and attraction of the wide-open desert.
The Annenbergs’ acquisition of the world’s only full set of Steuben crystal designed by Asian artists remains a poignant gesture in the art of diplomacy.
Hecho en Coachella
Collaborating as the Date Farmers, Armando Lerma and Carlos Ramirez parlay found objects into art that evokes the struggles of their immigrant community.
These Walls Can Talk
A mural project that reflects the experience of local farmworkers draws talent from around the world.
Four pillars of McCallum Theatre talent present fresh arrangements, favorite songs, and unexpected programs that delight and celebrate the golden voice we know and love.