Palm Springs Life Magazine December 2008

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THE ART ISSUE

ON THE COVER – Steve McQueen. From the Palm Springs Life Archives

FEATURES

A Glass Act
By Steven Biller. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.
A couple’s passion for studio glass inspires a collection whose best pieces earn a place in their namesake gallery at Palm Springs Art Museum.

The Great Escape
By Allison Engel. Photography by Mark Davidson.
Steve McQueen made Hugh Kaptur’s Southridge house his own.

Smile!
We’ve identified the top dentists in the Coachella Valley.

On a Mission
By Jeffrey Crider. Photography by Jennifer Brewster.
Long days and extraordinary altruism of doctors and other volunteers transform lives in Ecuador.

DEPARTMENTS

Editor’s Letter
By Steven Biller.
Slow but steady goes the art market.

Psst!
By Janice Kleinschmidt.
Next time you dine out, you may leave with more than a doggie bag; big on miniatures at J. Willott Gallery; Ziggy the Peke’s brush with fame; painting the town; and more.

In Store
By Sarah Reiss.
Fill your surroundings with artful and practical pieces.

Wine
By Janice Kleinschmidt.
Dig in and taste the winemaker’s life.

Wheels
By Pat Devereux. Photography by Andrew Yeadon.
The new Porsche 911 looks familiar, but it’s different in almost every way.

Wealth
By Ellen Paris.
Foreign collectors keep money flowing through the U.S., art market.

Rear View
By Ann Japenga.
Trying to find the man behind the paintings proves difficult when that man is Paul Grimm.

Sand to Sea
By Gloria Greer.
The social circuit.

Horoscope
By Sherryl Nova.
Look to yourself.

SPECIAL SECTION

Desert Guide
Edited by Kelly O’Connor.
The official guidebook of the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention and Visitors Authority. Everything you need to know about what’s happening in the desert. Plus: Winter/spring 2009 gallery and museum guide.