POST-WAR ART SPECIALISTS
J. Kenneth Fine Art has remained committed to a well-curated group of artists and estates within the secondary and blue chip markets with an emphasis on the contributions of Post-war artists who had been overlooked.
J. Kenneth Fine Art has held multiple exhibitions within Palm Springs, Palm Desert and the greater Coachella Valley region of Southern California, and is proud of its ongoing partnerships with multiple charities, local organizations, museums, institutions, publications and other galleries.
J. Kenneth Fine Art has placed works in many internationally recognized private collections.
As an intermediator and proxy contract holder, J. Kenneth Fine Art coordinates all aspects of listing our client's fine art or estate items with major auction houses including Bonhams, Christie's and Sotheby's. We regularly assist in all aspects of negotiating contracts including auction estimates and managing logistics and shipping.
J. Kenneth Fine Art provides art appraisals that meet state and federal guidelines for the purpose of insurance coverage.
J. Kenneth Fine Art assists clients who wish to consign fine art estate items for sale or auction.
JOHN KENNETH ALEXANDER
Gallerist, art appraiser, biographer and published contributing editor, John Kenneth Alexander has been involved in the visual arts business since 1989. After receiving his BFA from the Maine College of Art, Mr. Alexander established J. Kenneth Fine Art in Palm Springs, California.
In partnership with the Lynne Mapp Drexler Estate from 2015-2021, Mr. Alexander managed exclusive representation of Drexler's work in California and the broader West Coast region. He has produced four solo exhibitions of Drexler's work including the first comprehensive gallery retrospective Her Way in 2020, featuring more than 50 works from the late 1950s to the mid-1980s.
In 2023 Mr. Alexander was invited to be guest curator for the Bonhams sales exhibition Lynne Drexler: Play of Color held in New York. The exhibition featured over twenty Drexler works.
Mr. Alexander continues to be a champion of overlooked artists from the Post-war era.
"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”