These exclusive luncheons feature two distinguished art collectors sharing the secrets behind their personal collections. Sponsored by the JP Morgan Chase Foundation, both of the exclusive, catered luncheons will be held at the Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. Building at 601 Lake Avenue in Lake Worth.
This is the perfect opportunity to hear from two extraordinary collectors about the artwork they own and love, and their motivation and insights about personal favorites.
Monday, January 25 — 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Norman Sunshine is a resident of West Palm Beach, a painter and a sculptor. His work has been shown in galleries in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Santa Fe and Connecticut. His sculpture can be viewed at The Society of the Four Arts sculpture garden in Palm Beach. He won an Emmy Award for television graphic design and title and co-authored the book, “Double Life, a Love Story from Broadway to Hollywood.” Mr. Sunshine’s new work can be viewed at the Boca Raton Museum of Art in “DAMES: Portraits by Norman Sunshine” November 2, 2015 through February 14, 2016.
Monica Kaufmann is president of Kaufmann de Suisse, a fine jeweler in Palm Beach. Ms. Kaufmann is a native of Montreal, Canada where, since 1954, Kaufmann de Suisse has been recognized as the finest luxury jeweler and a five-time winner of the coveted Diamond International Award for Excellence in Jewlery Design. She will discuss jewelry’s significance and its investment merit. Guests will be able to view her one-of-a-kind designs, as well as the world famous “Paraiba Star of the Ocean Jewels” necklace, which boasts the Guinness World Record for largest Paraiba Tourmaline, weighing in at 191.87 carats.