Desert X

Ways of Seeing

Neville Wakefield tees up the sprawling and wildly unorthodox Desert X.

Steven Biller Arts & Entertainment

ART Cool and curious, Neville Wakefield steps onto the ledge of the lap pool at a Little Tuscany house overlooking acres of raw desert in the upper foothills of Mount San Jacinto. The sun aligns with the mountains’ peaks, casting the day’s last glow on its eastern face, as he stands pensively. Slowly he rolls up the sleeves of his

Palm Springs Modernists Exhibition

Growing Up Midcentury

Three artists raised in Palm Springs discuss the influence of midcentury architecture on their artworks.

Julie Pendray Arts & Entertainment, Modernism

Rock ’n’ roll album covers and fantastical scenes with photorealistic people. Photographic impressions of the stark isolation of abandoned drive-in movie theaters amid tumbleweeds. Canvases of serene hues of desert canyons before dusk. What do they have in common? They are the work of three very different internationally acclaimed Palm Springs artists who will unite to pay homage to their