More than 6,000, a record, attend Art Palm Beach opening

Friday, Feb. 18, 2011

Source: http://www.palmbeachdailynews.com/society/more-than-6-000-a-record-attend-art-1265953.html

By Jan Sjostrom

Daily News Arts Editor

Art Palm Beach posted a record attendance of more than 6,000 on opening night Jan. 20 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach.

Nearly 80 exhibitors laid out displays of fine and decorative contemporary art from around the world. In addition, a number of curated shows featured up-to-the-minute art, including one curated by Gean Moreno on the theme of precarious structures in a globalized world that featured artists from Miami, London, New York and Colombia.

When they weren’t inspecting the art, VIP guests refreshed themselves with cocktails and caviar in the lounge provided for them.

Seen making the rounds of the dealers were Kevin Clark, Jeannine Henrion, Greet Claessens, Hashem and Kate Khosrovani, Diane Kisner and Angie McNamara, Cheri Mascitelli, Zak Odhwani, Erik Brown, Carol Casey, Cherryl Cannon, Brandon Bosma, Daniel and Shanna Kahan, Ted Cooney, Jane and Rene Von Richthofen, JoAnna Ballarini, Alex Harvey, Helga Wagner, Helmut Koller, Carlos Morrison, and Maura and Roberto Riva.