Dear friends and patrons,
Almost to the day, ten years ago, I walked off a plane from Hamburg, Germany to start a new position as Director of the Hart Gallery in Palm Desert, the flagship location of my aunt Eva Hart’s galleries.
The announcement of this anniversary is all the more meaningful as my wife Kaarina and I just had a baby girl this summer and with that, the next generation of our art family is now American.
I want to take this opportunity to say thank you for all the support, trust and loyalty for which I am incredibly grateful. I promise you that we will continue to bring you the best the art world has to offer, to qualify each artist and hold them to the highest standards so that you can feel confident about the quality of each and every work we showcase. I hope that you will continue to join us for our events, visit the exhibitions or art shows and study our catalogs. With your help we will continue to grow as a cultural connection and launching-pad for some of the most promising artists as well as a resource for established works of art.
For this coming year we have prepared many outstanding events and exhibitions and we will begin with the Season Opening on Saturday after Thanksgiving. It will be an evening to remember and an event you don’t want to miss.
After doubling our space on El Paseo during our expansion last summer, we were able to sign several new artists and we have selected some wonderful new works by our most popular artists for the gallery.
While we expanded our space locally, we have also expanded our presence nationally and after very successful art fair participations in Los Angeles, Palm Springs and San Francisco I am proud to announce that we have been selected to show at Red Dot Art Fair in Miami during the Art Basel Week, which is an important new step for our gallery and our participating artists.
Finally, because we anticipate a very busy season, we have added a new member to our staff and in addition to that, I have asked Eva to come out of retirement and help us on a more regular schedule. That way, our patrons will be well looked after at any time, even if I take a day off once in a while to enjoy my new family.
I look forward to seeing you soon.