Friday, February 18

1pm

Speaker: Doug Powell, Artist represented by Guarisco Gallery

Title: Keyed Up

Synopsis:
Background on my early influences of creativity in my youth. Stumbling into mosaic with recycled computer keys. Discussion on the process of sourcing keys and creating the artwork.

2pm

Speaker: Louise Irvine, Executive Director & Curator of the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts

Title: A Safari for the Soul

Synopsis:
A Safari for the Soul is the inspirational success story of Ardmore Ceramic Art in South Africa. This thriving studio creates unique ceramic art featuring African wildlife and their remote community has been uplifted by the quality and ingenuity of their art. The artist’s work collaboratively in the spirit of Ubuntu meaning we are because of others. The Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts features the largest collection of Ardmore Ceramic Art in the world in the Safari for the Soul gallery.

3pm

Speaker: Joshua H. Lida, Esq.
Director, Art and Business of Twig Trade & Tribunal

Title: NFTs and Art: Where We Are and Where We’re Going

Synopsis:
NFTs have taken over the market. Many people believe the art market has been changed forever and already has. We will first explore the basics of NFTs, major sales and trends that dominated 2021. Next, we will explore how the traditional art world has received NFTs and how it will impact the art world going forward.

4pm

Speaker: Preeya Franklin, Senior Specialist, Impressionist & Modern Art, Bonhams New York

Title: The Collection of Amalia de Schulthess: Modern Masterpieces Rediscovered

Synopsis:
This lecture will discuss the recent December 2021 single-owner sale of selected fine art from the collection of Amalia de Schulthess. We will cover her fascinating personal history, the research involved in evaluating the artworks, and general overarching topics of interest such as provenance, condition, and authentication.

Saturday, February 19

“Day of Design” at the Palm Beach Show. Presenting A Day Dedicated to Honoring Interior Designers & Decorators. Featuring Curated Programming Including:

1pm

Speaker: Author and Designer Janie Molster

Title: Your Home, Your Story: Creating Rooms with A Soul

Followed by a Book Signing of:
House Dressing: Interiors for Colorful Living

Synopsis:
Ever visit a house that creates such a feeling of welcome and personality that you leave feeling like you have an intimate connection with the homeowner? Janie Molster will share her process of creating highly personalized rooms that combine a modern lifestyle with an old soul. A lover of mixing the backstory of antiques with the au courant edge that contemporary design can offer, Molster believes all interior elements show up better with a contextual rub. She will share her distinctive design philosophy and take you on a tour of a few of her projects that exemplify her signature mix of marrying the old and new.

2pm

Speaker: Alice Kargar, Gallery Director, Maison Rapin

Title: Gemstones in Decorative Art: the KAM TIN case

Synopsis:
KAM TIN is a European brand specialized in the design and the production of unique furniture pieces using semi-precious gemstones and rare minerals. Discover the craft and the story behind these collectible design works, from the creation of the brand to the outcome of the rarest contemporary creations.

4pm

Designer Panel Discussion:
Moderated by Jennifer Pfaff Smith of Luxe Interiors + Design

Title: The Art of Design: Creating Environments with Art and Antiques

Featuring Designers:
Chris Goddard of Goddard Design Group
Anelle Gandelman of A-List Interiors
Phyllis Taylor of Taylor & Taylor
Juliette Calaf of Juliette Calaf Interiors

Sunday, February 20

1pm

Speaker: Guy Bedarida, Marina B Creative Director and Chairman

Title: Marina B: from the 20th Century to the 21st Century

Synopsis:
Marina Bulgari, the story of a trailblazer in the world of jewelry design of the 20th century.

2pm

Speaker: Sandra M. Liotus & Sir David Crampton Barden, Sandra Liotus Lighting

Title: The Art of Lighting Fine Collections

Synopsis:
Lighting of Fine Art Collections, architecture, and furnishings to preserve their value and condition with conservation custom systems.

3pm

Speaker: Bailey Tichenor, Director, Artistoric

Title: Collecting, Display, and Interpretation of Decorative Arts from the Kunstkammer to Instagram

Synopsis:
Throughout history there have been distinctive shifts in the collecting, display, and interpretation of decorative arts. Today, another shift can be evidenced by new approaches to these practices. Landmark museum exhibitions, innovative academic programs, rising auction prices, and social media trends highlight the recent explosion of public interest in the aesthetic and cultural significance of artifacts that extend far beyond the scope of painting and sculpture. This lecture will explore the growing decorative arts movement in the 21st century contextualized within a larger history of changing trends and attitudes in the collection, display, and interpretation of decorative arts.

4pm

Speakers: Neha Dani, High Jewelry Artist and Karen Stone Talwar, Founder and CEO of Adventures in Art

Panel Discussion: Jewelry Art and Making a Collector’s Item

Synopsis:
Join internationally acclaimed jewelry artist Neha Dani and Karen Stone Talwar, Founder and CEO of Adventures in Art, to discuss the rise of jewelry art and the creative process behind designing a collector’s piece. Neha will share insights into La Pluma, a collection debuting at the Palm Beach Show.