The Innaugural Palm Springs Fine Art Fair Features More Than 2,000 Post-War & Contemporary Works

artwork: Judy Chicago - "Rather Rage than Tears", 2009 - Print Lithograph on paper, 24 x 24 inches Courtesy of David Richard Contemporary of Santa Fe - Photo by: Donald Woodman

Palm Springs, California.- Hampton Expo Group announces the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, a sparkling new addition to its growing family of art fairs, from February 17th through February 19th, at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Featuring more than fifty top international art galleries exhibiting more than 2,000 carefully-culled works of post-war and contemporary art, the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair appeals to the sophisticated collector and casual fan alike. Punctuated by an Opening Preview Party on February 16th, as well as an exquisite program of special events and exhibitions throughout the run of the show, the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair is a Presidents Day weekend retreat for art lovers near and far.The annual Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes and honors an artist and arts patron who has long pioneered in the field, making remarkable contributions to the world of art and the region. This year’s inaugural honoree is Judy Chicago. In conjunction with the award, David Richard Contemporary of Santa Fe, who represents Chicago, will present Judy Chicago, Material Girl, highlighting the artist’s 50 year art making practice, featuring work in acrylics, needlework, paper and glass. Judy Chicago will be in attendance on Opening Night.